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Complete Eye Check-Up

A complete eye check-up is a comprehensive examination of your eyes and visual system to assess your overall eye health and detect any potential vision problems or eye conditions. It involves several tests and evaluations performed by an optometrist or ophthalmologist. Here is a brief overview of a complete eye check-up :

Complete Eye Check Up

Visual Acuity Test

This test measures the clarity of your vision at various distances. You will be asked to read letters or symbols from a standardized eye chart to determine your visual acuity.

Refraction Test

This test determines your eyeglass prescription or the refractive error, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. The optometrist uses a series of lenses and asks you to compare different options to find the most suitable prescription for clear vision.

Eye Muscle Movement Test

This examination evaluates the coordination and control of your eye muscles. You will be asked to follow an object or light with your eyes as it moves in different directions to assess any weaknesses or misalignment.

Slit-Lamp Examination

The optometrist or ophthalmologist uses a specialized microscope called a slit lamp to examine the structures of your eye, including the cornea, iris, lens, and retina. This helps detect any abnormalities or conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, or macular degeneration.

Intraocular Pressure Measurement

Elevated intraocular pressure is a key indicator of glaucoma. This test, called tonometry, measures the pressure within your eye using a small device or a puff of air.

Dilated Eye Examination

In this examination, the optometrist or ophthalmologist administers eye drops to dilate your pupils, allowing for a more thorough examination of the retina, optic nerve, and blood vessels at the back of your eye. This aids in the detection of conditions like diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, or macular degeneration.

Visual Field Test

This test assesses your peripheral vision and helps detect any blind spots or vision loss. You will be asked to focus on a central point while indicating when you can see objects appearing in your peripheral vision.

Additional Tests

Depending on your specific needs or symptoms, additional tests may be performed, such as color vision testing, depth perception evaluation, or examination of the front of the eye with a special magnifying lens.

"A complete eye check-up is essential for maintaining optimal eye health, preventing vision problems, and detecting any eye conditions at an early stage. It is recommended to undergo regular eye examinations as advised by your eye care professional to ensure the best possible vision and eye care."

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Dr. Vijay Magdum


Dr. Vijay Magdum is a highly qualified and experienced ophthalmologist with extensive expertise in the field of anterior segment surgery. He holds an MBBS degree and has pursued DOMS at the National Institute of Ophthalmology in Pune, where he received guidance from the esteemed Dr. Shreekant Kelkar. Dr. Magdum has also completed his FCPS from Sir JJ Hospital and Grant Medical College in Mumbai, under the guidance of the renowned Dr. T P Lahane.

With over two decades of experience as a general ophthalmologist, Dr. Magdum is an expert in phaco (cataract surgery), glaucoma treatment, and Lasik surgery. He has a deep understanding of the anterior segment of the eye and is known for his compassionate care and personalized treatment approach. Dr. Magdum's patients appreciate his attention to detail and his ability to explain complex medical procedures in an easy-to-understand manner.

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