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Eye Exam

What is an Eye Exam and Where Can I Get One?
An eye examination does more than just help to see how bad or good your vision is. It also helps to preserve vision and increase life expectancy! Learn more about eye exams and how often you should check your eyes because it can help in the diagnosis of vision related diseases.

Why do you need to take eye exams regularly?
A regular eye examination is necessary in order for you to maintain the health of your eyes and good vision. Good eyesight allows you to work more efficiently and it helps with relaxation. In fact, it improves the quality of life. This means that you can enjoy all that you love to do. Choose a convenient center for yourself, consult with our Lasik surgeon, Dr. Joseph Dello Russo and go get an eye exam!

Eye examinations should be done at least once a year, even if you have excellent vision. Some people need do it more often. Your doctor will advise you how often it needs to be done.
If you notice blurred vision or experience headaches, it is important to go in to get an eye exam to see if you have any vision related complications that are linked to the headaches. Your ophthalmologist will examine your eyes and recommend some simple exercises. Then, he/she determines whether or not you need vision correction.

Why are eye examinations so important?
Eye examinations are not only important for finding out whether or not you need vision correction and maintaining healthy eyes. Such an examination may reveal early signs of diseases such as glaucoma, hypertension and diabetes. The earlier the disease is detected, the greater the probability of a successful treatment.

Early detection and treatment of complications of vision is extremely important at any age. It is important pay close attention to your vision at a young age. Eye examinations will expose any vision problems that may have an impact on academic performance and school activities.
Eye exams can reveal about the health more than just a quality of vision. With its help an ophthalmologist can make conclusions about the general state of health.

Your eyes tell your doctor about the state of the veins and arteries in your body, more than any other organ. In many metabolic disorders where there are damaged blood vessels, eye examinations can help in their early diagnosis.
An ophthalmologist can also detect early signs of diseases that may adversely impair vision. For this reason, regular eye exams are so important even if you are not experiencing any problems with your vision.

The most common vision problems are:

  1. Blurred vision
  2. Redness and dryness of the eyes
  3. An allergic reaction to the eye (itchiness)
  4. The main diseases of the eye (nearsightedness, farsightedness, presbyopia and astigmatism).

Dello Russo Laser Vision offers professional eye examinations using the best equipment and latest technology to help assess your vision and assign the appropriate treatment. Drs. Joe and Joseph Dello Russo are ophthalmologists and experienced surgeons who always provide their patients with high-quality treatment. Come visit our center today to find out more about scheduling an eye examination!