Get Your Eye Exam Done Anywhere in Denver
We at Look Optical offer our customers a variety of tests to best fit their ocular exam needs. Our tests not only help determine your prescription, but they can also detect eye health problems such as glaucoma and cataracts.
To keep your baby blues or gorgeous greens healthy, an annual eye exam should be part of your overall health regime. Eye exams not only test for vision impairments, they also detect other health conditions such as glaucoma, cataracts, diabetes and hypertension. Many of these can occur without any obvious symptoms. Early detection and care are necessary to maintaining your optimal vision.
After a comprehensive eye exam, we will provide you with your vision prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses. Contact lenses are considered a medical device by the State of Colorado and subsequently require an annual eye exam as well as a separate contact lens consultation before we may prescribe contact lenses. Prescriptions for eyeglasses can be filled up to two years at the discretion of your eye doctor.
Below is a list of our services and what each involves:
Color Vision Screening
During this test, we present you with images of multicolored dots and ask you to describe the patterns within each image. If you do not see the patterns or find it difficult to do so, you may have color vision problems and be asked to complete further testing to better determine the problem. This test usually takes approximately 5-10 minutes.
Binocular Vision Skills Testing
We perform a set of tests to determine the visual skills (how efficiently you use your eyes), and perceptual skills (your brain’s ability to interpret visual information). Examples of tests conducted during this examination are the Cover Test and Hirschberg Test. For the Cover Test, we will cover one eye at a time while you focus on a target. For the Hirschberg Test, we will flash a light into your eyes and observe where the light is reflected.
Refraction (Prescription for glasses)
To begin, we shine a light into your eyes and observe how the light is reflected. Next, we’ll ask you to read a chart placed in front of you. Then we will place a phoropter – a mask-like device that contains a variety of lenses – in front of you and test different combinations of lenses as you continue to focus on the chart. The combination of lenses that provides the best clarity will be your new prescription. This test usually takes less than 30 minutes.
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Eye Health Assessment
Your regular check-up is considered an eye health assessment. It consists of multiples tests that determine the overall health of your eyes. The common tests that make up this assessment are the Eye Muscle Movement Test (we observe your eye movement as you follow a target), Cover Test (we cover one eye at a time while you focus on a target) and Pupil Reactions Test (we shine a light into your eyes and observe the reaction of the pupils, the whites of the eyes and the eyelids). We may ask you to complete other tests depending on the condition of your eyes. Typically, this assessment takes 30 minutes to an hour to complete.
- Diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease and injury
- Checking for eye diseases such as Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration
- Looking for vision changes due to diabetes
- Determining other medical or visual conditions present
- Visual fields testing
- Treatment Plans
To increase the accuracy of some tests, we may administer eye drops to dilate your eyes. Dilated eyes are typically sensitive to light and may require you to wear sunglasses after your tests.
For more information on our eye tests, or to schedule an appointment, contact one of our locations.