At Lake Lanier Eye Care, we strive to provide comprehensive, primary eye care for the whole family. Preventative and routine eye exams are important to maintaining good eye health. Often, eye and vision problems do not have obvious symptoms or signs but are easily diagnosed by a licensed optometrist. By diagnosing eye and vision conditions early on, our optometrist is able to provide treatment options and in many cases restore or prevent vision loss. The American Optometric Association recommends yearly or bi-yearly eye and vision exams, depending on whether you are at risk or not.
During an eye exam, your doctor will ask you questions about any symptoms or issues you are experiencing, medications you are currently taking, any blurry vision, your work environment, and your overall health.
Family history and previous eye or vision conditions will also be discussed during this part of the examination. Your doctor will consider this information when determining any treatments or recommendations.
Regular vision testing and evaluations ensure that you always have the clearest vision possible. Our Lake Lanier optometrist provides regular vision acuity tests as part of a comprehensive eye exam. Your eye doctor will measure how each eye is seeing by using a wall eye chart and a reading eye chart. The results of these tests are portrayed as a fraction, with 20/20 being the standard for normal distance and reading vision. Depending on the results of your vision test, your optometrist may prescribe corrective glasses, contacts, or eye exercises.
In addition to vision testing, an eye exam in our Sugar Hill office includes testing eye functionality. Our optometrist performs several tests to evaluate depth perception, color vision, and responsiveness to light.
Several other simple tests are completed to determine whether the eyes are focusing, moving, and working together properly. The test results enable your local eye doctor to diagnose any underlying conditions that may be impairing the eye's ability to focus or work together.
As part of a comprehensive eye exam, our Sugar Hill optometrist examines the overall health of the eye through a visual examination and tonometry.
Your doctor evaluates eye health by visually inspecting the eye and eyelids using magnification and a bright light. To examine the internal structures of the eye, we may dilate pupils. Increased eye pressure may be an indicator of glaucoma, so we utilize tonometry to measure eye pressure.
After completing these short tests, your doctor reviews the results and discusses any necessary treatment options with you.
We value our patients’ experience at Lake Lanier Eye Care. We’re proud to have received over one hundred five-star reviews! Read success stories from all over Sugar Hill, Cumming, Buford, and Suwanee.
“I have been a patient of Lake Lanier eye care for many years and they provide top-notch eye care and premium service. The office is pleasant and the staff is very helpful. I would recommend them to all who need an eye exam and other eye care services.“
- Chuck A.
“Great experience. Would recommend it to anyone. Very professional staff and very professional doctor. Great service and reasonable prices.“
- Pam B.
“Great service, so friendly and on top of things! I had an eye exam and bought glasses. They explained things really clearly and were very helpful in choosing frames that fit me and looked good on me. Would definitely return.“
- Julia B.
“My overall impression of my 1st visit was excellent. Helpful staff. Waiting time in the reception area was brief. Notable cleanliness of the entire facility. Dr. Bordner was courteous, thorough, and professional.“
- Caroline W.
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Curious about what an eye exam entails at Lake Lanier Eye Care? You’re not alone! We receive many questions regarding our comprehensive eye exams and our medical eye exams daily. We’ve noted our most frequently asked questions below!
We recommend all children and adults receive an eye exam yearly.
Lake Lanier Eye Care diagnoses and treats all eye conditions. These include myopia control, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and cataracts.
In addition, our team uses advanced techniques to treat all dry eye issues. To learn more about these techniques, click here.
Lake Lanier Eye Care offers retinal imaging tech that, in some cases, can replace dilation.
Yes! We make it very easy to schedule your next eye exam. Click here to make your next appointment.