Comprehensive Eye Examinations
Adults between the ages of 20 to 64 years old should have their eyes checked every 1 to 2 years. Those 65 or older as well as those with particular conditions such as diabetes, glaucoma, cataracts should have their eyes monitored at the very least on a yearly basis.
What should I expect during my eye examination?
An adult eye examination at Dr Gallo & Associates optometric office takes approximately 30 minutes. You complete a medical questionnaire, the Optometrist discusses your health, any visual concerns, your visual needs and wants and then they give you a summary of their findings and make their recommendations.
What to expect after your Eye Exam
Based on your visual needs (occupational and recreational), the Optometrist will make the optimal recommendations whether it be glasses, contact lenses or vision therapy. Conditions requiring a specialistʼs attention are referred promptly.
Full Eye Exams
While each patient of ours is different, generally a typical eye exam may involve some of the following tests: