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Eye Exams


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Why Do I Need a Visual Field Test?

The visual field test is a subjective measure of central and peripheral vision, or “side vision,” and is used by your doctor to diagnose, determine the severity of, and monitor your glaucoma. …

Illustration to represent doctors testing the health of the eye

The Importance of Corneal Thickness

Corneal thickness is important because it can mask an accurate reading of eye pressure, causing doctors to treat you for a condition that may not really exist …