Comprehensive Eye Exam

Regular eye examinations are an essential part of eye health as well as overall health. The eye doctors at CVP Physicians Dayton offer personalized eye exams to address any vision concerns and screen for eye diseases. Your eye doctor will also review your medical history and answer any questions you may have about vision correction and eye health.

Regular eye examinations are an essential part of eye health as well as overall health. During a comprehensive eye examination, your CVP Physicians Dayton doctor may detect abnormalities or eye diseases such as macular degeneration and glaucoma, which often have no symptoms and can cause irreversible vision loss if left undetected.

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Early detection of eye issues gives a patient a choice of treatment options and reduces the risk of permanent damage or vision loss. During a comprehensive eye examination, your CVP Physicians Dayton doctor may detect abnormalities or eye diseases such as macular degeneration and glaucoma, which often have no symptoms and can cause irreversible vision loss if left undetected. Serious non-vision related medical conditions such as high cholesterol, diabetes, and high blood pressure, can also be detected during eye exams.

Comprehensive Eye Exam Frequency

Even in younger, healthy adults who are asymptomatic, a regular eye examination is essential. Older adults with higher risks may need more regular exams.

The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends the following frequency for regular eye examinations:1

Note: Individuals who have eye health concerns, eye conditions, or risk factors for eye disease may need to visit the eye doctor more frequently.

What to Expect During a Comprehensive Eye Exam

A comprehensive eye examination differs from a vision screening. Vision screenings only test visual acuity (your ability to see at different distances), and are commonly performed by a school nurse, optician, pediatrician or other healthcare provider.

During a comprehensive eye examination, the eyes will be thoroughly tested. The tests may include:

Schedule Your Comprehensive Eye Exam

The importance of regular comprehensive eye exams by a qualified physician cannot be understated. If you need to schedule a comprehensive eye examination, please contact your optometrist or the eye doctors at CVP Physicians Dayton today.

1 American Academy of Ophthalmology. Frequency of Ocular Examinations. Available: https://www.aao.org/clinical-statement/frequency-of-ocular-examinations. Accessed June 8, 2020.

The doctors at CVP Physicians Dayton have either authored or reviewed the content on this site.

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