Eye Exam in Denham Springs, LA

Comprehensive Eye Exam

Eye Exam in Denham Springs, LA

Comprehensive Eye Exam

Getting regular eye exams is an important part of staying healthy. At Louisiana Eye Care, your eye health and vision are our top priority. Our expert eye doctors will work with you to fully assess your vision and develop customized treatment plans based on your unique eye health needs.  

While the tests performed during an eye exam can vary based on your medical history, most eye exams will include the following:  

  • Assessment of visual acuity (the sharpness of your vision) and determining your correct eyeglass prescription.    
  • Visual fields test to determine if you have blind spots or peripheral vision issues.    
  • Cover test, which identifies crossed eyes or binocular vision problems.    
  • Slit lamp exam to detect diseases and conditions affecting the front of the eye.  
  • Eye pressure measurement to help screen for glaucoma.  
  • Dilated eye exam to monitor the health of the retina and optic nerve.  


What Are the Benefits of a Comprehensive Eye Exam?   

During your eye exam at Louisiana Eye Care in Denham Springs, your doctor will provide you with immediate feedback about the health of your eyes. They will test for nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, focusing problems, other vision issues, and eye diseases. Based on their findings, they will provide you with a prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses if needed and helpful information you need to know about your vision and eye health.  

Eye exams are about more than how well you can see. Your eyes are a window to your health! During a comprehensive eye exam, your doctor can spot signs of hypertension, diabetes, and other health problems of which you may not be aware.  

Perhaps the greatest benefit of comprehensive eye exams is their ability to prevent degenerative eye diseases. Healthy vision requires regular maintenance and care. Neglecting to get your eyes checked by a qualified optometrist can lead to the development of eye issues that can progress over time and have significant long-term effects, including blindness. Certain diseases like glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy have no symptoms in the early stages—they can develop slowly and without pain. If left undiagnosed, these diseases often have irreversible consequences. Seeing an eye doctor on a regular basis can protect your vision through early diagnosis and treatment.    

Schedule an Eye Exam in Denham Springs

Our qualified team of eye doctors is here to help you achieve clear vision and live your highest quality life. Make your healthy vision a priority and contact our office to schedule your next eye exam.  Schedule an appointment for an eye exam at Louisiana Eye Care.  

Can I do an eye exam online?

No, we don’t do online eye exams. Online eye exams or vision tests can give you a basic sense of your vision, but they can’t replace an in-person eye exam with an optometrist. They aren’t able to catch certain eye conditions, diseases, or abnormalities that need a thorough examination.

What is included in an eye exam?

During an eye exam, we’ll take a close look at your eye health and figure out if you need glasses or contact lenses. We’ll also check your eye pressure and make sure your ocular surface and retina are healthy.

What diseases can be detected in an eye exam?

Glaucoma, cataracts, choroidal melanoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, dry eye disease, and a range of other diseases can be detected during an eye exam.

How often do I need an eye exam?

We recommend scheduling eye exams once a year.

Is it necessary for the doctor to dilate my pupils during the exam?

We have Optomap® retinal exams that provide a more detailed view of your retina compared to other methods. If you choose to get an Optomap® retinal exam, you might not need to get your eyes dilated during your appointment, depending on the scan results.