About  Eye checkup

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Eye examinations may detect potentially treatable blinding eye diseases, ocular manifestations of systemic disease, or signs of tumours or other anomalies of the brain.

Ideally, the eye examination consists of an external examination, followed by specific tests for visual acuity, pupil function, extraocular muscle motility, visual fields, intraocular pressure and ophthalmoscopy through a dilated pupil.

What we do

At Smart Vision, after getting a detailed history of a patient, external examination, colour vision slit lamp, dilated pupil. If needed further according to the diagnosis visual fields, packymetry, octe of the retinal nerve fibre layer, FFA, specular microscopy, A-scan, B-scan, lasers and blood tests will be conducted.

Treatment & other services

Modalities such as lasers, intravitreal injections, lasik surgeries are undertaken. Medical fitness certificate, and eye fitness certificates are dispensed for corporate, schools and colleges.

FAQs on Eye check up

What is an Eye checkup?

Complete examination including vision testing, slit lamp examination, intraocular pressure measurement and dilated retinal check up.

Why do we need an eye checkup?

Many eye conditions can be missed without a regular eye checkup to correct refractive errors, diagnose cataracts,  glaucoma and other conditions and to have a complete retinal evaluation

Why eye checkup is important?

Since prevention is better than cure an early eye examination is always advisable.

What is done during an eye checkup?

A proper history is taken, best spectacle corrected visual acuity is recorded, appropriate glasses are prescribed, ocular motility and balance check, IOP measurement, Slit lamp examination of the eye is done and examination of the posterior segment of the eye is done by a dilated fundus examination

How long does it take to get an eye exam?

Normally it takes about 30 to 45 minutes

How often do you need to get your eyes checked?

Every year would be the norm but there are conditions which require closer follow up as your ophthalmologist would recommend for you

How much does it cost to get an eye exam?

At Smart Vision it is competitively priced

What is included in a comprehensive eye exam?

A proper history is taken, best spectacle corrected visual acuity is recorded, appropriate glasses are prescribed, ocular motility and balance check, IOP measurement, Slit lamp examination of the eye is done and examination of the posterior segment of the eye is done by a dilated fundus examination

Can an eye test detect diabetes?

A dilated eye examination when done can rule out diabetic affliction of the retina.

What is a diabetic eye exam?

Normally a complete eye exanination needs to be done as diabetes affects many parts of the eye but notably the retina

What can be expected after dilating of the eyes?

The dilating process with mydriatic drop entails applying topical mydriatic drops in the patient’s eyes evry 10 minutes. The procedure takes about half an hour normally during which the patient is required to sit with the eyes closed. Sometimes in older or diabetic patients it can take longer duartion. The patient will have difficulties in viewing mobile phones, computers and night driving for 3-4 hours. Driving in the day time is usually not hampered.

Book an appointment for your Regular Eye Checkup at SMART Vision Clinic in Chennai.

You can book appointment at any of these places from Chennai: Adyar, Thiruvanmiyur,Tharamani, Velachery, ECR, OMR, Muttukadu, Kelambakkam, Kandanchavadi, Perungudi, Vijayanagar, Kotturpuram, Saidapet, Nandanam, Pallikaranai, Medavakkam, Ashok nagar, Besant nagar, Chamiers road, Chrompet, Gopalapuram, Mandaveli, Triplicane, Mylapore, Adambakkam, Greams road, Guindy, Tnagar, Ekkaduthangal, Jafferkhanpet, KK nagar, Kodambakkam, Madipakkam, St thomas mount, Mambalam, Mettupalayam, Nanganallur, Nungambakkam, Choolaimedu, Anna nagar, Mogapair, Thirumangalam, Kilpauk, Chetpet,Panagal park, Saligramam, Virugambakkam, Porur, Alwarthirunagar, Selaiyur, Vandalur, Kanathur, Panayur, Uthandi, Akkarai, Nesapakkam, Vettuvankeni, Neelankarai, Kottivakkam, Thiruporur, Nemili, Mahabalipuram, Mambakkam, Kandigai, Urapakkam, Guduvanchery, Perungalathur, Pallavaram, Tirusulam, Pazhavanthangal, Keelkattalai, Sembakkam, Peerkankaranai, Sithalapakkam, Vengaivasal, Madambakkam, Tambaram, Kattankulathur, Maraimalainagar, Ponmar, Muttukkaranchavadi, Kalpakkam, Pudupattinam, Senneri, Karumbakkam, Manimangalam, Sriperumbudur, Thiruneermalai, Kundrathur, Thoraipakkam, Moulivakkam, Iyyappanthangal, Poonamallee, Sai nagar.