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Garden City Eye Specialist

Glaucoma Testing Garden City 

Garden City eye specialist

Garden City eye specialist

Has it been a while since you have had a comprehensive eye exam? Are you experiencing some visual problems but have not yet visited an eye doctor for diagnosis and treatment? Are you concerned because you have a relative who was recently diagnosed with glaucoma? If the answer to any of these questions is “yes,” you will want to make an appointment to come to Vision World to see our Garden City eye specialist.
At Vision World, our Garden City eye specialist will be able to perform a comprehensive eye exam that includes glaucoma testing. We have been serving the needs of our Garden City community for many years. On staff we have expert optometrists and opticians to make sure that you have the very best of eye care. We welcome all members of the family into our practice, and provide each patient with the very best of care and treatment. Our comprehensive eye exam is very thorough, and will allow our optometrist to check for the occurrence of many eye diseases including: glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy cataracts and dry eye.
Our Garden City eye specialist will be sure to test for glaucoma as part of every eye exam. To begin with, our optometrist will put special medicated drops in your eye to dilate your pupils. The glaucoma exam will focus on the optic nerve, which will take on a certain look when the eye has glaucoma. The optic nerve will change how it looks over the progression of the disease. Our optometrist will also use a special instrument that is able to check the pressure of your eye. A visual field test will also be necessary to determine if there is any peripheral loss of vision. All of these tests are completely painless, and do not take much time. However, it may take a while for your eyes to readjust to light after receiving the medicated eye drops, so it is best if you have someone available who will be able to drive you home, if necessary. If you would like to be seen by one of our expert and highly-trained optometrists, contact our office today for an eye care appointment at Vision World.

Vision World
660 Stewart Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
516-745-0737

East Garden City Optometrist

Optical Store 11530

When was the last time you had a complete eye exam? More likely than not, you are due to have your eyes checked by a professional like our East Garden City optometrist at Vision World. Comprehensive eye exams are some of our most popular services, arguably because they are the most important. Having your eyes examined regularly has many benefits in regards to your eye health and vision quality. If you visit our East Garden City optometrist regularly, you are greatly increasing the likelihood that we will catch a developing eye condition early, allowing us to treat it more quickly and effectively.

If you use contact lenses or eyeglasses, it is also important for you to have your eyes examined often for your safety, because we can identify if there are any updates needed in your optical prescription. During each eye exam at Vision World, our East Garden City optometrist will administer several tests and perform several examinations. Some of the most common eye tests include: a slit lamp examination, a dilated retinal exam to view the back parts of your eye, a visual acuity test involving an eye chart and a cover test to check the performance of each of your eyes, a refraction test to check on your optical prescription, a testing of your intraocular pressure to check for signs of glaucoma, and other tests depending on your medical history and any symptoms you may be experiencing at the time of your exam.

At the conclusion of these tests, our East Garden City optometrist will make any recommendations regarding treatment options or changes to your prescription, and discuss any developing eye conditions with you so that you are aware of any changes you need to make moving forward. How often you should visit the eye doctor often depends on age, medical history, and other factors. Our East Garden City can give you more information on how often you should have your eyes examined during your next visit to Vision World.

To learn more about how our East Garden City optometrist and the rest of the staff at Vision World can be of service to you, we invite you to visit our main website. You can also contact our staff directly if you have any questions or concerns. We hope to see you here soon.

Eye Care East Garden City
660 Stewart Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
516-745-0737

Contact Lens Exams Garden City

Optometrist in Garden City

Many people are choosing to have their contact lens exams in Garden City with us at Vision World. We offer family-oriented service, and like to cater to the needs of our patients. Young or old, all can have their eye care needs met with us. Not only do we offer comprehensive eye exams by our highly-trained optometrist, but we also have a complete line of quality eyeglasses and designer eye wear to choose from. We also offer contact lens exam and fittings, eyeglass repair and Glaucoma testing.

 

Contact Lens Exams and Fittings at Vision World Garden City

Contact Lens Exams and Fittings at Vision World Garden City

When you receive a prescription for glasses at Vision World, the optician then works to fit the lens prescription to the glasses. Some prescriptions work better with certain frames. Sometimes the prescription dictates certain aspects of the frame, such as frame depth or weight. It is up to the optician to (1) measure the client’s eye, (2) order or create the lens to the specifics of the selected eyeglasses, and (3) fit the finished eye wear to the client’s nose and ears. The procedure is more complex for contact lens exams in Garden City at Vision World.

When having contact lens exams in Garden City at Vision World there are several steps the optometrist must take to ensure correct fit and prescription. First it must be determined what kind of contacts you want to wear. There are soft contact lenses that come in daily wear, extended wear lenses, and disposable lenses. They can vary in terms of cost, convenience and prescription availability. Options will be discussed with you. Then there are hard lenses which are a bit more difficult to get used to, and do not always provide the comfort of the soft lenses. However, hard lenses can sometimes provide sharper vision, especially with nearsightedness or astigmatism. Other options, such as bifocal and color may also be discussed.

Then, during contact lens exams in Garden City at Vision World, additional eye information will be gathered by our optometrist. He will need to measure the cornea with a keratometer; it will determine the curvature of your eye’s clear front surface. This will help measure the appropriate curve and size of your contacts. Additional corneal topography may be performed. Other measurements may also be performed to help determine what type of contacts will provide the best vision. The eye pupil and iris may also be measured. Other measurements may include a tear film evaluation, and evaluation of the cornea. The procedure to be fit for contact lenses is complex, but is essential for the eye health of the contact lens wearer. Visit Vision World for superb contact lens fittings.

660 Stewart Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
516-745-0737