Your optometrist at Specialeyes Canberra will look at a broad range of issues during a routine eye examination.
Some are obvious, such as the update of your prescription for glasses or contact lenses if needed, taking into account your day to day work needs, hobbies and outdoor activities. Your examination will also include a general assessment of your eye health including screening for eye disease.
Other parts of the examination have a less obvious explanation.
A thorough history in conjunction with your examination will enable your optometrist to give you appropriate advice on other precautions you should be taking (for example the wearing of sunglasses, use of supplements and dietary changes, giving up smoking) or in some instances referral on to other practitioners for further investigation.
There are two main types of drops we use routinely during eye examination: