Your eyesight is a precious gift, and we want to help you preserve it for a lifetime. At Mosaddegh Eye Institute we provide comprehensive eye care services to monitor your eyesight and give you the opportunity to be proactive about changes in your vision – even if you don’t realize there is a problem. Early detection of vision problems is often vital to helping preserve your eyesight.
Common Eye Exam Tests
Current refractive error measurement using retinoscopy
Eye pressure measurement to identify glaucoma
Eye health using a silt-lamp
Visual acuity to measure the definition of your vision
Blind spot detection using a visual field test
Eye misalignment using cover tests
Eye disease identification through pupil dilation
Eye Exam Schedule
For patients with healthy eyes, the following comprehensive eye exam schedule is recommended:
First eye exam: age 6 months
Second eye exam: age 3 years
School age children: before starting school and then every 1-2 years (in addition to vision screenings at school)
Adults: every 1-2 years
Eye Exams for Overall Health
Your eye doctor can also identify underlying health problems just by looking at your eye health. In some cases, conditions like high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer and other medical conditions can be identified during regular eye exams.
Don’t wait to schedule an eye exam until you or your loved one is experiencing vision difficulties. Contact us today to schedule an eye exam in San Francisco.