If you are over the age of 40, it is recommended that you schedule an eye exam at least once every 3 to 4 years.
Higher risk groups are anyone over the age of 40, those with a family history of eye conditions or diseases, and those that play contact sports such as football or hockey.
Yes. If you have recently noticed a change in your vision, pain, or have had frequent changes in the prescription for your glasses or contact lenses, it is recommended that you schedule an eye exam.
A typical eye exam will take 60 to 90 minutes to complete.
Yes. In order to perform a proper eye exam, you will be dilated using Mydriacyl eye drops. Dilation takes about 20 minutes and can last for 3 to 6 hours. We recommend that you have someone drive you home after the eye exam and that you wear dark sunglasses as your eyes will be quite light sensitive after the exam. Most full examinations require the patient to be dilated.
Yes. On the day of your eye exam you will undergo tests.
Yes. On the day of your eye exam appointment you will meet with one of our doctors at the Mitchell Eye Centre.