Excellent eye health is an essential component of great overall health. Routine eye exams need to be included in your eye health routine. Regular eye exams are direct, fast, and painless. At Optikos Optometry in Los Angeles, we perform comprehensive eye care, including routine eye exams and pediatric eye exams.
What to Expect During a Routine Eye Exam
A member of our team will ask you about your medical history and potential vision problems. It is essential to bring your glasses or contacts to ensure your prescription is up to date. We will also perform different tests for glaucoma, visual acuity, and refraction. The results of the tests allow us to fit you with the necessary prescription if needed.
How Often Should You Get Eye Exams?
It is recommended to have your eyes checked at least once per year. However, different factors such as age and overall health may require more frequent exams. Consult with our optometry team to determine how often you should get an eye exam. Even if you have good overall vision, you should check your eyes regularly.
Routine Pediatric Eye Exams
If you have children, it is essential to check their eyes regularly. Many learning problems stem from vision-related issues. Children may express frustration or behavioral issues due to abnormal vision. Diagnosing and treating vision issues at an early age ensures proper development. Many children are unable to express that their vision is causing problems.
Length of a Routine Eye Exam
A routine eye exam is about one hour. During the exam, we will conduct several tests to measure the overall health of your eyes. You should come to the exam with questions and concerns about your eyes.
Eyes and Overall Health
Many patients may learn about other health conditions from routine eye exams. We will evaluate the overall health condition of your eyes, which are great predictors for the rest of the body. Health conditions such as diabetes, cancer, and glaucoma often change the appearance of the blood supply to the retina. Routine eye exams are critical to identifying and treating underlying health conditions.
Contact Optikos Optometry in Los Angeles for Your Routine Eye Exam
Optikos Optometry in central LA is here to help when it is time to book your routine eye exam. We have treated a variety of patients of all ages and eye conditions. Call our team today at (213) 386-0001 or reach us through our website by using our online contact form.