ROUTINE EYE EXAM

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ROUTINE EYE EXAM

A ROUTINE EYE EXAM is a basic eye examination where we test how your eyes see naturally and then perform a "refraction" to assess your eyes best vision via spectacle correction. We also perform a basic ocular health screening of your eyes to check for the most common eye conditions. If something is detected in your routine eye exam the doctor may recommend performing or referring you for a medical eye examination (see Medical Eye Services).


CHILDREN’S EYE EXAM

The American Association of Optometrists recommends first eye exam at 6 months, then 3 years and before starting school. As early as 6 months, we are looking to make sure the muscles that surround the eyes have developed and that the child does not have a lazy eye. Furthermore, we look for conditions like amblylopia and diseases such as retinoblastoma, the most common type of cancer in an infants eye.