A comprehensive eye exam includes many tests to examine and evaluate the health of your eyes and the quality of your vision. All exams include evaluations for glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration. These tests are painless quick and easy for patients. Have chronic dry eye? Ask us about punctual plugs. Dr. Boyd and Dr. Best are experts in the treatment of dry eyes. Drs. Boyd and Best are both therapeutically licensed to diagnose and treat everything from common eye infections, trauma, eye allergies to major eye diseases.
Children's eye examinations
Undiagnosed and untreated vision problems are holding back millions of school children just when learning and healthy eye development are the most important. A small investment in a comprehensive eye exam could change their lives forever. Two-thirds of children do not receive preventative vision care before starting school.
A state law requiring eye exams for all school-aged children took effect on January 1, 2008. Although parents have until October 15 to provide proof of an eye exam, the Illinois Parent- Teacher Association, the Illinois Federation of Teachers, the Illinois Optometric Association and the vision First Foundation are working to raise awareness now about the new law.
Signs that a child may be experiencing vision difficulties: