During a medical eye exam at American Vision Center in Bloomington, Illinois, highly experienced optometrist J.E. Tallis, OD, evaluates both your eye health and your vision. Dr. Tallis dedicates plenty of time to performing complete and thorough exams to make sure that you can have great vision and healthy eyes. He’s always happy to answer questions, too. Book your appointment using the online scheduler, or call the office for your medical eye exam today.
During a medical eye exam, Dr. Tallis evaluates both your eye health and your vision to create an all-around picture of your eye wellness. A medical eye exam includes dilation so Dr. Tallis can see your whole eye in detail. A medical eye exam includes many different components, which typically include:
Depending on your specific needs, Dr. Tallis may recommend more specific in-depth testing like retina imaging. After your medical eye exam, Dr. Tallis gives you a new prescription if you need one for vision correction.
Yes, contact lenses wearers need additional tests to get the right prescription and fit. American Vision Center has a highly advanced corneal topography machine, which uses 9,000 unique points of measurement to map your cornea. This helps Dr. Tallis provide even hard-to-fit patients with the contacts they need.
Dr. Tallis can recommend a medical eye exam frequency based on your needs. In general, the guidelines are:
Vision problems and eye health issues are more common in middle age and beyond, so most patients can benefit from yearly medical eye exams.
American Vision Center offers emergency care for those situations when you’re dealing with a sudden eye issue. Some reasons to schedule an immediate visit include:
If your current eyeglasses or contacts prescription seems not to be working well, it’s a good idea to schedule an extra visit to American Vision Center.
Make your appointment with a caring eye doctor who has more than 35 years of experience now by calling American Vision Center or clicking the online scheduler.