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Where Can I Get A Free Eye Exam In My Local Area
Public health clinic: Most larger metropolitan areas have public health clinics or public hospitals at which eye exams can be done for free or a very limited cost. A few ophthalmologists will also give free exams or will negotiate the price if asked. Here is a chance to use your entrepreneural spirit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
An eye exam consists of checking the vision. If this is not normal a manifest refraction is done to determine if any glasses are needed. This is the test where the patient is asked which lens is better number one or two. Then the health of the eye is evaluated with a microscope called a slit lamp. To be able to see the back of the eye, the retina, ...Read more
Local health dept: You can contact the local county health department to find out if there are any available local eye clinics which will provide free eye exams. If you live fairly close to a major university (e.g. Univ of georgia), they will usually have an eye clinic to provide care for indigent patients. ...Read more
Age 60 when I yawn then my left under eye area begins to twitch. Sometimes after I laugh hard. Normal? Eye exam May 2014-need lens no $ so can't get
I noticed that each time I have an eye exam, the numbers on my form get more minus. Is that bad news?
Depends: Eye examination is to detect problems and improve the vision with refraction. The time intervals vary with age, pre-existing eye condtions and systemic diseases. The intervals will vary based upon these. Beware of those who would schedule examinations too frequently in order to sell you more optical aids or perform lucrative tests. ...Read more
Yes, you need one: Just as getting glasses for your eyes, an exam is needed to find out what type, strength, and size of contact lenses are best for your eyes. Also, contact lenses require a prescription and so you need to see doc, either an ophthalmologist or an optometrist. Without an exam, you very likely won't like the result even if you can buy contacts else where. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on how quickly your doctor can order the lenses. Some doctors have lenses to give you right in the office when you leave. ...Read more
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