If you have a problem with your eyes not making enough tears, you may have dry eye syndrome. This can cause your eyes to feel red, itchy, or burning. You may also feel grittiness in your vision. There are specific tests Optometrists can do to diagnose different types of dry eye. They will also be at the ocular surface under high magnification. The optometrist may suggest ways to help, like using artificial tears, or changing some things about your lifestyle or environment. In some cases, the optometrist may prescribe medication to help treat dry eye syndrome.
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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