Being able to see is something a lot of people take for granted. If you have perfect vision you may not know what it’s like to open your eyes and see a blur of images. However, if you require corrected vision, with the use of glasses or contacts, you know exactly how it feels to have to rely on something else to be able to see. If you notice that you can’t see as well as you used to, or if your eyes are giving you any kind of trouble, don’t hesitate to search for a Fremont eye doctor.
What to Expect at the Eye Doctor
When you visit the eye doctor, they will do a thorough exam and ask if you are experiencing any eye discomfort. The doctor will perform a few tests to determine how good or bad your vision is. If needed, the doctor will be able to prescribe contact lenses or glasses based on their findings. They will also take a good look at your eyes to look for signs of problems, such as glaucoma, eye infections, cataracts and more. If you need glasses, you will have the opportunity to try on frames. Glasses frames come in a wide variety of styles and colors. If you would like to try contact lenses, you will do a lens fitting to find one that feels the most comfortable on your eye. Often eye doctors have samples of different brands for you to try. You can wear a pair for a week or two until you find one that is right for you. It also helps to wear them for awhile to see if it’s the right prescription strength. Once you have chosen a brand of contacts that work best for you, you can order several boxes to give you an adequate supply. Continue reading