Yes, an optometrist in Edmonton can provide treatment for age-related eye conditions. Age-related eye conditions such as cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, and glaucoma are common in older adults. An optometrist can provide a comprehensive eye exam to detect these conditions, monitor their progression and provide appropriate treatment options. For cataracts, an optometrist may refer you to an ophthalmologist for surgery, for age-related macular degeneration an optometrist can provide you with vitamins and minerals supplements, and for glaucoma, an optometrist may prescribe eye drops or refer you to an ophthalmologist for further treatment. They can also provide recommendations for lifestyle changes and assistive devices that can help manage symptoms and slow the progression of these conditions.
Yes, an eye exam can detect if you have a concussion by testing eye movement and visual tracking.
Yes, an eye exam can detect the need for vision therapy to improve vision skills such as tracking, eye teaming, and focusing.
A comprehensive eye exam is a more in-depth assessment of your visual health that includes testing for eye diseases, while a vision screening is a quick assessment of your visual acuity.
Visit our vision clinic in central West Edmonton for comprehensive eye exams, contact lens fittings, glasses, and more. LL Eyecare Centre is dedicated to providing the highest quality optometric services and products to our patients. Our team of experienced optometrists is here to help you with all of your eye care needs. Schedule an appointment today!
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