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Slit-Lamp Exam

Slit-Lamp Exam

What is a Slit-Lamp test or Biomicroscopy? A slit-lamp test, also called a  biomicroscopy, is an exam that is part of a good eye exam. The slit lamp exam is performed by either an Ophthalmologist or Optometrist during a routine vision check. The slit-lamp exam allows the doctor to see areas at the front of the eye. These areas include your eyelids, conjuctivia, iris, lens, sclera and your cornea. Other areas visible with the slit-lamp test are the retina and optic nerve. This exam allows the...

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Routine Eye Exams Ensure Optimal Eye Health

Routine Eye Exams Ensure Optimal Eye Health

When was the last time you had an eye exam? Has it been more than a year since your last visit to the eye doctor? If the answer to these questions is more than a year, it's time to schedule an appointment at a Stanton Optical location near you.  A common misconception about eye exams is that they're only for people who have vision problems, but the truth is that they're for everyone. Eye appointments aren't just about checking to see if you need glasses; they're also about maintaining healthy e...

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