Eye Exams

Wheaton Eye Clinic provides two distinct types of eye examinations. In a full medical eye health examination, an ophthalmologist checks for medical conditions that may threaten a patient’s vision or general health. The contact lens fitting examination, performed by an optometrist, ensures that patients who wear contact lenses experience the best vision, comfort and safety from their lenses.

During a full medical eye health exam the doctor tests eye pressure, alignment, movement and structures of the eye. Typically this exam includes dilation of the pupils to examine structures in the back of the eye. Once overall eye health is evaluated, a prescription may be written for corrective lenses. Learn more ...
During a contact lens fitting exam, important measurements are taken to determine correct lens type and design. In order to provide proper vision correction, this is followed by analysis of the patient’s prescription. A comprehensive eye health exam is not part of the contact lens exam however new or updated prescriptions are available. Learn more ...