If you have a complex eye problem or need surgery, your doctor can refer you to an ophthalmologist. Are you taking any medications? If your eyes are dilated as a part of your eye exam, you may want to bring sunglasses to wear after your eye exam is complete, as daylight or other bright lights may be.
Several factors may determine how frequently you need an eye exam, including your age, health and risk of developing eye problems. General guidelines are as follows:.
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At the end of your eye exam, you and your doctor will discuss the results of all testing, including an assessment of your vision, your risk of eye disease and preventive measures you can take to protect your eyesight.
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Several methods to measure intraocular pressure are available, including:
Your doctor may use a dye, most commonly fluorescein (flooh-RES-een), to color the film of tears over your eye.
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