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Eye and Vision Exams

Eye Exam and Consultation

During your eye exam, the optometrist will ask you questions about any symptoms with your eyes, any issues you are experiencing with your vision, medications you are currently taking, your work environment, and overall health. Family history and previous eye or vision conditions will also be discussed during this part of the examination. Your optometrist will consider this information when determining any treatments or recommendations.

Vision Testing

Regular vision testing and evaluations ensure that you always have the clearest vision possible. Our Great Falls optometrist provides regular vision acuity test as part of a comprehensive eye exam. At Eye Care we will measure how each eye is seeing by using a digital Snellen Chart. The results of these tests are portrayed as a fraction, with 20/20 being the standard for normal distance and reading vision. Depending on the results of your vision test, Eye Care may prescribe corrective glasses, contacts, or eye exercises.

Eye Function Testing

In addition to vision testing, an eye exam in our Great Falls office includes testing eye functionality. Our optometrist performs several tests to evaluate depth perception, color vision, eye muscle capabilities, peripheral vision, and responsiveness to light. Several other simple tests are completed to determine whether the eyes are focusing, moving, and working together properly. The test results enable your optometrist to diagnose any underlying conditions that may be impairing the eyes ability to focus or work together.

Eye Health

As part of a comprehensive eye exam, our Great Falls optometrist examines the overall health of the eye through a visual examination and tonometry. The optometrist will evaluate your eye health by visually inspecting the eye and eyelids using magnification and a bright light. To examine the internal structures of the eye, we may dilate the pupils. Increased eye pressure may be an indicator of glaucoma, so we utilize tonometry to measure eye pressure. After completing these short tests, your optometrist will review the results and discusses any necessary treatment options with you. Contact us at (406)-727-9160 today to schedule a comprehensive eye exam at Treasure State Eye Care.