How to take an eye test?

December 9th, 2009 by Connie Robertson Leave a reply »

Whether you wear or do not wear glasses, you may need some eye test regularly, so as to ascertain that your eyes are always in good conditions. Of course, the most common cases are when people who have found that there are some discomfort in their eyes. Then, eye test is essential to take. Especially for those who wear glasses, their eyes are prone to be infected, so they need to take more frequent eye tests.

Eye test can provide the timely information of people’s eye conditions. People can visit an optometrist for such eye test.  However, patients should tell why they come for such eye test. This is a vital procedure, for the vision decline involves many factors. After knowing this information, the optometrist may start the eye test.

A table is essential for such eye test. These tables may be pictures, alphabets, etc, of different sizes. The patients are required to stay about 20feet away from the table when taking eye test. Moreover, wearing their glasses is also required while taking eye test, for the optometrist need to know the change degree in eyes. When starting the eye test, patients are asked to tell what items on the table are. If the patients can not tell, it proves that their visions are under that level. The optometrist will provide the patients with some specific suggestions on their eyes when eye test have been finished.

In addition to traditional ways, some people have promoted the method of taking eye test online. This does have provided great help for those who are not convenient to call for an optometrist to take eye test.  Except the tables, people are also asked to finish some questionnaire when taking eye test. This can assure the accuracy of online eye test.


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