General Eye Care
What you should expect in a comprehensive eye exam:
- Vision evaluation
- Testing for glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and other retinal diseases or disorders
- Screening for diabetes, high blood pressure, and other systemic health conditions
- Tests for peripheral vision, intraocular pressure, and eye health
At Appalachian Eye Care and New River Eye Care we cater to the individual needs of each patient with our well trained staff members, who provide personalized attention. We do much more than just check your vision and provide you with eyeglasses. We provide comprehensive eye care and full treatment and management of eye conditions in order to ensure internal and external eye health and correct vision. We find that our extensive use of technology and highly trained staff allows the doctors at Appalachian and New River Eye Care to spend more one-on-one time with our patients.
We Provide Diagnosis and Treatment of:
Glaucoma, Cataracts, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Eye Disease, Dry Eye, Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye and Infections), Corneal Abrasions, Seasonal Allergic Eye Problems and Eye Injuries, among other eye problems.
You will find that your eye examination is a pleasant and interesting experience. Based on modern optometric techniques, the examination consists of a series of tests integrated with each other that allow us to observe and measure your eyes with your active participation. Additional tests will be performed to assess the muscular balance of your eyes; how well your eyes work as a team, and how well your eyes focus.
At the conclusion of the exam, we will explain the results of the tests and make recommendations for any needed preventative or remedial vision care. When you visit one of our offices, you will leave knowing you have had a comprehensive vision and eye health examination by experienced and caring professionals
Our full range of vision services include examination of children and adults, contact lens fitting of all types, and co-management of laser and cataract surgery.
The visual system is a delicate and complicated part of the human anatomy. All parts of the eye and many parts of the body affect your ability to see correctly. In our comprehensive eye exam, the health of your eyes is fully evaluated. Just as you have a Primary Care doctor for you overall health, it’s important to have a Primary Eye Care physician. Your eye health goes beyond a simple vision test; primary eye care includes a comprehensive vision screening and eye health examination. It is recommended that you have a comprehensive eye exam every one to two years.