Category Archive for: ‘Eye Exams’
Downtown Vision Care is committed to providing the best quality, most comprehensive, eyecare. We use state of the art equipment and have highly trained assistants. We are dedicated to keeping current with new diagnostic techniques and with the newest treatment options.
A test which gives us a computerized 3-D map of the shape of your cornea.
The Auto refractor/ keratometer takes an automated measurement of your refractive error. This gives the doctor a starting point for your prescription.
The pachymeter is a handheld instrument which uses ultrasound to measure the thickness of the cornea. Persons with too thin corneas are not good candidates for laser surgery.
Glaucoma is a disease characterized by increased ocular pressures resulting in irreversible damage to the optic nerve. Vision loss can be prevented or minimized with early detection.
This instrument measures peripheral vision. Because of the anatomy of nerves from your eye to your brain, this instrument can detect diseases like glaucoma and certain lesions in the brain.
The digital retinal camera takes a photo of the back of your eye; the retina. We take photographs at every comprehensive exam.