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Eye Examinations

New OPTOS Technology

optos 350Wright Vision Care is pleased to offer our patients the latest OptoMap technology, which enables our staff to perform a thorough eye health screening without the use of dilation drops.

For more information on the OptoMap scanner, please click the image to the right to see a video about this exciting new technology.

(Please note – OptoMap scans require an additional copay that may not be covered by your insurance provider. The copay is $24 for children 6-17 and $29 for adults 18-65. Patients with certain eye health conditions should not use OptoMap; speak with our staff to find out more.)

Standard Eye Exams

Our mission is to provide complete eye health exams to patients of all ages. A typical eye health exam will include:

  • exam 350Thorough case history including medications (please bring a list of medications you may be taking if possible)
  • Visual acuity, with and without your correction
  • Stereopsis, Color Vision screening
  • Visual Field Screening
  • Automated refraction and keratometry
  • Corneal mapping for contact lens patients
  • Neutralization of your current prescription glasses
  • Muscle balance testing
  • Examination of the external eye structures and tissues surrounding the eye
  • Examination of the internal eye tissues with a biomicroscope
  • Examination of the retinal tissues through a dilated pupil
  • Refraction (selecting lenses to determine your prescription)
  • Tonometry [Measures the eye pressure] – We do not use the ‘air puff’ tonometer
  • Other tests as indicated (i.e. pachymetry, OCT optic nerve imaging, digital retinal photography, gonioscopy, dry eye tests, etc.)

In addition to routine vision exams, we also provide examinations for many common eye diseases including but not limited to:

  • Removal of foreign bodies from the eye
  • Eye infections
  • Chronic dry eyes
  • Allergic eye conditions
  • Red eyes
  • Eyelid infections
  • Inflammations of the inside of the eye

For patients needing extended care or surgery, we will refer to the appropriate ophthalmologist(s) found in the Madison area.

Diabetic Eye Examinations

If you have Type I, Type II, or Borderline diabetes mellitus, it is recommended you undergo an annual dilated eye exam to include a detailed retinal exam.  [Note: Our office automatically sends a report to your primary physician or diabetic educator at the conclusion of the exam.]