Diseases of the eye can be difficult to diagnose during a general physical examination. A doctor who specializes in treating eye problems (ophthalmologist) is better able to examine and diagnose these conditions because the tools he or she has are...
A standard ophthalmic exam is a comprehensive series of tests done by an ophthalmologist, a doctor specializing in eye health, to check both your vision and the health of your eyes.
A visual acuity test is an exam that determines how well you can see the details of a word or symbol from a specific distance away. There are several different types of visual acuity test, most of which are very simple to carry out. Depending on t...