What is Eye exam?

Category: Procedures

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An eye examination is a battery of tests performed by an ophthalmologist, optometrist, or orthoptist assessing vision and ability to focus on and discern objects, as well as other tests and examinations pertaining to the eyes.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Vision problems 13 3
Optic nerve inflammation (optic neuritis) 12 2
General health 8 1
Blurry vision 6 2
Diagnostic assessment 5 0
Increase effect of another treatment 3 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Eye exam

Side effect Patients
Blurry vision 1
Double vision (diplopia) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Eye exam

Dosage Patients
yearly 4
as needed 3
one time 2
every 3 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 5
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1 patient evaluation for Eye exam

Jul 1, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 1965)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for blurry vision)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (double vision (diplopia), blurry vision)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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