Visique Eye Tests

About Your Eye Examination

The eyes are our windows to the world; in fact almost 80% of all the sensory information our brain receives comes from our eyes. So it stands to reason that looking after the health of our eyes is important throughout our lifetime. Our vision changes throughout our lifetime.

As our eyes develop and grow they may develop common minor vision problems which can easily be detected by an eye test and corrected by your Visique optometrist.

During your examination a health history will be taken. It is important for you to provide all information, regardless of how insignificant you might think it is.

An examination in our office takes approximately 30 minutes. This period of time is needed to perform a number of assessments and procedures that typically include:

  • A review of your full eye history and current vision or eye problems.
  • Questions about your general health and family history of eye diseases.
  • Refraction tests (checking the power of your eyes).
  • Internal and external eye health checks.
  • Glaucoma, cataract and macular degeneration checks.
  • Eye coordination check.
  • Peripheral vision test.
  • Specialised tests such as stereopsis, colour vision and the Amsler Grid.
  • A discussion of the best options for you e.g. glasses, contact lenses, surgery, or eye drops treatment.
  • Auxillary tests as required e.g. OCT, slit-lamp and/or fundus photography.

During Your Eye Examination

An eye examination is a routine and pleasant experience. Some advice…

  • Don’t worry about making a mistake or giving the wrong answer.
  • Don’t worry about your answers contradicting one another.
  • Don’t hesitate to say so if you are unable to answer some of the questions.
  • Don’t be alarmed if, for a few minutes during the examination, you find your vision getting worse instead of better.

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Get in touch

Whakatane

185 The Strand
Whakatane,
Bay Of Plenty
3120

Phone

07 308 8487

Email

whakatane@visiquebop.co.nz

Te Puke

80 Jellicoe Street
Te Puke,
Bay Of Plenty
3119

Phone
07 573 8999

Email
tepuke@visiquebop.co.nz

Opotiki

Opotiki
32 King Street
Opotiki,
Bay Of Plenty
3122

Phone
07 315 7134

Email

whakatane@visiquebop.co.nz

Kawerau

Kawerau
60 Onslow Street
Kawerau, Bay Of Plenty
3127

Phone

07 323 9044

Email
whakatane@visiquebop.co.nz