uman vision is an ever-changing sensory ability that needs to be monitored and often corrected as we go through different stages of our lives. Annual eye exams are an important part of the quality eye care that is available to the whole family at The Eye Works Optometry. Our eye doctors offer a complete range of eye care services including comprehensive eye examinations, diagnosis of disease and recommended treatment, vision corrections in the form of eyeglasses and contact lenses, as well as optical shops stocked with the latest designer frames.
A comprehensive eye exam in Napa Valley begins with a conversation between you and our practice’s trained and experienced staff. Our eye doctor will discuss the state of your vision and ask about any problems you are experiencing with your eyes, we’ll also inquire about the general state of your health since many disorders in other parts of the body can affect the eyes and your vision, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Our office is equipped with the latest in diagnostic equipment for the eye, which our staff uses to not only check your visual acuity but to also check for any developing eye diseases or conditions, including glaucoma, cataracts, diabetes retinopathy, macular degeneration, keratoconus and many others.
Our eye doctor will test your eyes using through a slit lamp test and a set of computerized tests as well as performing a dilated eye exam to check the inner structures of the eye and a glaucoma pressure test. The exam will also include a refractory examination to measure the eye’s ability to see clearly and prescribe any vision correction that is necessary. A significant problem is that many serious eye diseases progress overtime and have no noticeable symptoms during their early stages when treatment is more effective. Only a comprehensive eye examination can diagnose these developing serious conditions. Our practice uses the latest technology during our eye exam in Napa Valley including digital retinal cameras, auto-refractors, and visual field tests to assist in evaluating your eye health. The earlier eye diseases are treated the better the result will be. Make an appointment with one of our convenient locations for an eye exam so that we can help you care for your eyes.