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Offering Eye Examination Procedures in Southwest Florida
Snead Eye Group Explains Various Types of Eye Exams
Eye exams are your best defense against vision loss and eye diseases. If you’re 40 or over, you should get an eye exam every 1-2 years. If you have a history of vision issues in your family or a chronic condition such as diabetes that could cause eye problems, you may need more frequent eye exams. Whatever your vision care needs, Snead Eye Group provides many types of eye examination procedures in our Southwest Florida offices. Learn more about available vision tests when you schedule an exam. Which procedures we recommend will be determined by your age, health, and other factors.
Comprehensive Eye Exams for Florida Patients of All Ages
When most people hear the words eye exam, a visual acuity test is likely what they visualize. During this test, you will be asked to read rows of letters on an eye chart. As you go further down the chart, the letters get smaller and more difficult to see depending on the clarity of your vision. The smallest letters you can read determines your visual acuity. However, a comprehensive eye exam may include a series of tests measuring how clearly you see, how well your muscles control eye movement, how much you can see in your peripheral vision, how well your eyes differentiate colors, and more. Here’s a basic rundown on other eye examination procedures our eye doctors provide: