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REGULAR
EYE EXAMINATIONS

Regular eye examinations are important
for clear vision. They can also be a health check
to find indications of other medical conditions too.

YOUR
EYE EXAMINATION

A regular examination generally takes around half an hour, and checks many different elements of your vision.

Your eye care practitioner will look at your visual acuity to measure the sharpness of your vision and ability to see fine details. Most of the eye tests are carried separately for each eye. Refraction, a test to see how the eye bends light onto the retina. Short and long-sightedness and astigmatism are common eye problems resulting from refractive errors. Your field of vision will also be checked to measure the extent of the area you can see. EYE EXAMINATION

The examination will also check the health and function of the eyelid, pupil, retina, sclera, conjunctiva, iris, lens and cornea of each eye. Muscle functions will be tested to check how well the muscles surrounding the eyes are working. Problems with muscle function can lead to conditions such as strabismus/ squint/ crossed eyes. Lastly, fluid pressure – if fluid is not draining away from the eyes properly, pressure will build up. Excessive pressure on the eye can result in glaucoma. Retinal exam will  also be carried out to check its health and status.

DETAILED
EYE TESTS

Advanced measuring equipment can be used to calculate a range of factors that are unique to each individual. These include the size of and distance between the pupils, visual habits and behaviour, and how the eyes move around. These parameters can then be taken into account to make sure lenses are a precise fit and provide the clearest possible vision.

EYE
TESTS

Regular eye examinations are the best way to ensure healthy vision

A simple eye check-up is straightforward and painless.

Your eye care practitioner will perform a number of tests to assess your vision at all distances and for conditions such as, colour vision deficiency etc.

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EYE
TESTS

Regular eye examinations are the best way to ensure healthy vision

A simple eye check-up is straightforward and painless.

Your eye care practitioner will perform a number of tests to assess your vision at all distances and for conditions such as, colour vision deficiency etc.

DID YOU KNOW?
TESTING FOR MYOPIA

How to check for short-sightedness

If you are unable to read letters at far whereas others around you can, this could be a symptom of Myopia.
You can check whether you're short-sighted by trying to read a car number plate from around 20 feet. If the numbers and letters are blurry, you're probably short-sighted and need glasses.

FIND AN
OPTICIAN

Contact your nearest optometrist