During a typical eye exam at Sutcliffe Vision Center, located in Jupiter, FL, adults will be tested for visual acuity and general eye health. The doctor will check for signs of cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases.

For children, a routine eye exam consists of tests for near and distance vision; peripheral vision; eye/hand coordination; the ability to use both eyes together; and the ability of the eyes to move smoothly across a page and shift quickly and accurately from one object to another – all critical for learning to read.

After yours or your child’s eye exam, the results will be explained to you. If you require corrective lenses, a prescription will be provided.
Whether you choose eyeglasses or contact lenses, you’ll find that Sutcliffe Vision Center is your partner in finding the best eyewear solutions for you and your family.

Here’s some of what to expect during an Eye Exam

During an eye exam, you can expect a thorough evaluation of your eye health and vision. The specific tests and procedures conducted may vary depending on the purpose of the exam (e.g., a routine checkup, a contact lens fitting, or an evaluation for a specific eye condition), but here is a general overview of what you can typically expect during an eye exam:

  • Medical History
  • Visual Acuity Test
  • Refraction
  • Eye Muscle and Alignment Test
  • Eye Pressure Measurement
  • Slit-Lamp Examination
  • Dilation
  • Retinal Examination
  • Visual Field Test
  • Color Vision Test
  • Intraocular Lens Assessment
  • Consultation

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