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Comprehensive Eye Exams For Your Whole Family

Come in For a Complete Eye Exam at our Bozeman, MT office!

It’s important to have a complete eye exam regularly, regardless of your age or physical health. The AOA recommends an annual eye exam for any patient who wears eyeglasses or contact lenses. Even those who don’t need vision correction, but may be at risk for ocular disease, an annual exam is very important. For those who don’t need vision correction, and are not at risk every two years is sufficient.

When you arrive at Bridger Eyecare for your comprehensive eye exam, expect us to determine your prescription for glasses or contact lenses, check your eyes for eye diseases, and evaluate how your eyes function together. We will also assess your overall health by checking your eyes.

Eye Exams in Bozeman, MT

During a complete eye exam at Bridger Eyecare, your eye doctor will not only determine your prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses but will also check your eyes for common eye diseases, assess how your eyes work together as a team and evaluate your eyes as an indicator of your overall health.

What to Expect?

A comprehensive eye exam by Dr. Carl Roth includes the basic prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses, but your eyes will be checked with several tests in order to determine your eyes overall health. Common eye diseases can be discovered early through a thorough exam, and early detection makes treatment easier and more proactive.

How Often?

Eyecare experts recommend you have a complete eye exam every one to three years to assess your risk for potentially damaging eye conditions, as well as to keep on top of any changes in vision you may be experiencing, especially to keep on top of your eyeglasses or contacts prescription. Read below for more details regarding exams based on age.

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How Often Do You Need to See the Optometrist, Based on Age?

The AOA also recommends an annual eye exam for any adult who wears eyeglasses or contacts. If you don’t normally need vision correction, you still need an eye exam every two to three years up to the age of 40, depending on your rate of visual change and overall health. Bridger Eyecare often sees patients on a yearly basis, and more frequent examinations for adults with diabetes, high blood pressure, and other disorders, because many diseases can have an impact on vision and eye health.

If you are over 40, it’s a good idea to have your eyes examined every one to two years to check for common age-related eye problems such as presbyopia, cataracts, and macular degeneration. Read more about Vision After 40.

Because the risk of eye disease continues to increase with advancing age, everyone over the age of 60 should be examined annually. Read more about Vision After 60.

Utilizing cutting edge technology, we are diagnosing and managing, with greater precision, diseases like Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration and Cataracts.

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Complete Eye Exams For Children!

Studies have shown that about 5% to 10% of preschoolers, and 1 out of 4 school-aged children struggle with vision related problems – some that an eye chart cannot catch. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), all children should have their eyes examined by a qualified eye doctor like Dr. Roth at 6 months of age, at age 3 and again at the start of school.

Even if your child has great vision and doesn’t wear glasses, getting an eye exam every other year is important in case their vision changes.

However, children with existing vision problems or risk factors should have their eyes examined more frequently, and we recommend you contact our office to discuss what is best for your child.

Common risk factors for vision problems include:
  • premature birth
  • developmental delays
  • turned or crossed eyes
  • family history of eye disease
  • history of eye injury
  • other physical illness or disease

The AOA recommends that children who wear eyeglasses or contact lenses should have their eyes examined at least every 12 months or according to their eye doctor’s instructions.

Children’s Vision and Pediatric Eye Exams

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