Guide to Eye Exams and Vision Screening

What a thorough eye test will cover

A comprehensive eye exam contains several tests, from simple eye chart reading to tiny structure visualization. Some factors play a role in deciding the exam time, such as caseload and test complexity.

Retinoscopy is always used to get an approximation of your prescription. You will be required to fixate on a large target and receive a light shined by the doctor. By changing lenses in front of your eyes and interpret the light reflects from your eyes, the doctor can work out the general prescription of your eyes.