Maintaining Healthy Eyes

Senior Exams at Brookside Optometric Group

What to Expect

For many of us, specific vision conditions will begin to arise as we age. A Senior Eye Exam places a greater emphasis on the health of the eye, allowing us to provide early detection and management of conditions such as cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration, systemic disease, or systemic changes that are affecting the eyes.

Your Senior Optometric Exam will include:

  • Dilation-Free Exam

    Our Optomap Retinal Scanner* produces a high-resolution 3D scan of the back of your eye, meaning no dilation for 90% of our patients.
  • No Eye Drops

    We can check the internal pressures in your eye without eye drops or puffs of air in most exams.
  • Visual Prescription Assessment

    Has your overall visual prescription changed since your last visit? Our doctors will provide an accurate correction level.
  • Near Vision Evaluation

    How well can you see up close for tasks like reading or computer usage?
  • Distance Vision Evaluation

    Do your eyes coordinate properly for accurate distance vision?
  • Muscular Imbalance Evaluation

    Are coordination or imbalance issues contributing to eye fatigue, double-vision, or headaches?
  • Retinal Health Assessment

    Does our retinal evaluation show signs of eye disease or systemic conditions?
  • Peripheral Vision Testing

    Do changes in peripheral vision indicate early glaucoma, brain or pituitary tumors, or vascular aneurysms?
  • External Eye Health

    Does the external surface of your eye indicate problems like dry eye or more serious conditions?

    *The Optomap Retinal Scanner is an optional service provided to our patients at a small additional charge.

    Your Senior Optometric Exam will include:

    Dilation-Free Exam

    Our Optomap Retinal Scanner* produces a high-resolution 3D scan of the back of your eye, meaning no dilation for 90% of our patients.

    No Eye Drops

    We can check the internal pressures in your eye without eye drops or puffs of air in most exams.

    Visual Prescription Assessment

    Has your overall visual prescription changed since your last visit? Our doctors will provide an accurate correction level.

    Near Vision Evaluation

    How well can you see up close for tasks like reading or computer usage?

    Distance Vision Evaluation

    Do your eyes coordinate properly for accurate distance vision?

    Muscular Imbalance Evaluation

    Are coordination or imbalance issues contributing to eye fatigue, double-vision, or headaches?

    Retinal Health Assessment

    Does our retinal evaluation show signs of eye disease or systemic conditions?

    External Eye Health

    Does the external surface of your eye indicate problems like dry eye or more serious conditions?

    Peripheral Vision Testing

    Do changes in peripheral vision indicate early glaucoma, brain or pituitary tumors, or vascular aneurysms?

    *The Optomap Retinal Scanner is an optional service provided to our patients at a small additional charge.

    Contact Lens Exams

    Contact lenses can be great, but only if they fit correctly! Our doctors make sure your new lenses are the best fit for you.

    Schedule an Appointment

    To make setting up your next eye exam even easier, we’ve added online appointment requests! Once you submit your information our staff will confirm your appointment within 24 hours.

    Insurance Coverage

    Brookside Optometric Group accepts vision coverage from most major carriers. While benefits vary based on your provider and plan, most vision plans provide full coverage for your optometric examination and glasses or contacts. Our staff is always happy to help you determine exactly what coverage is available in your specific situation prior to your visit.

    Full Coverage Plans
    • VSP
    • MES
    • Eyemed*
    • Superior Vision
    • Davis Vision*
    • Medicare
    Partial Coverage Plans
    • HealthComp
    • Stanislaus
    • CBA
    • ASI
    • VPA
    • Triwest

    We also accept many smaller or less-common vision insurance providers. If you do not see your plan listed here, please contact the office to check your coverage.

    *These carriers are restricted to specific subscriber plans and/or doctors within our office.

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