Eye care starts with regular, routine examinations. Since many eye diseases show no immediate symptoms until the damage is done, regular eye exams are one of the most important things you can do for your vision and your overall health. Eye exams can help detect cataracts, glaucomaand retinal disease, as well as diabetes and high-blood pressure. At Angeles Vision Clinic, we are committed to providing our patients the best possible care. We use advanced technology in a friendly caring atmosphere to give you the most precise vision and health care advice possible.
During your examination, Dr. Thompson will:
- Record your visual and general health history.
- Evaluate the health of your eyes including tests
- for glaucoma and cataracts.
- Check for signs of high blood pressure, diabetes
- and other diseases that can be detected during
- the eye examination.
- Measure distance and near visual abilities.
- Test eye coordination and focusing skills.
- Analyze and explain your visual problem in an understandable way.
- Prescribe for your particular needs.
If you have diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, arthritis, elevated cholesterol, or thyroid disease, your vision and the health of your eyes could be affected. Also, certain medications can cause visual problems, which is why it’s so important to have your eyes examined on a regular basis.
We, at Angeles Vision Clinic diagnose and treat most eye problems, including eye injuries, glaucoma, diabetic eye diseases, eye infections,macular degeneration and dry eyes, to name a few. It is our goal to equip you with detailed information about your eyes, thus giving you the proper tools to make good decisions concerning your visual welfare. If problems arise beyond the scope of Optometry, we will see that referrals are made to the most qualified specialists available. Our office maintains a close working relationship with; glaucoma, retinal, cataract, corneal, refractive surgery, and neuro specialist. We believe in the team approach to achieve the best eye care possible.
Please feel free to contact us with questions or concerns.