Eye Care Services
Comprehensive Family Eye Care
Regardless of your age or physical health, it is important to have regular eye exams. During a complete and thorough eye exam, your eye doctor will not only determine your prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses, but more importantly, will also check your eyes for eye diseases. This evaluation of your eyes can serve as an indicator of your overall health. Many times, it is through the evaluation of the eyes that many systemic/health conditions are diagnosed such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and elevated cholesterol. As for children, it is recommended that they have a baseline eye exam before age 5. Eye exams for children play an important role in ensuring normal visual development, and more importantly, vision is closely linked to the learning process. Our office offers comprehensive eye care for all members of your family.
Contact Lens Services
Our doctor will choose and design the contact lens best suited for your lifestyle and needs.The contact lens examination will include:
If you are a new contact lens wearer, included with be a training class involving teaching the patient about insertion, removal and care of the lenses. We have extensive experience in fitting:
Ocular Disease Evaluation and Treatment: (Including Urgent Care/Emergency Office Visits)
At every comprehensive eye examination, our doctor will provide a comprehensive evaluation of your eye health. This allows for the detection of eye diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, retinal detachment or any other problems that could lead to vision loss. In most cases, early detection and treatment of eye diseases can help reduce the risk of permanent vision loss. The health of your eyes can also be affected by certain medications and systemic health conditions. Eye doctors are considered the first health care professional to detect chronic systemic diseases. If you have developed health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid disease, high cholesterol, along with many other conditions, you will not have any symptoms in the early stages. Our doctors at Christensen Eye Care have almost 41 years of combined clinical experience and are effective in diagnosing and managing many conditions such as