Complete Eye ExamsAt Jewell Eye Inc., we offer comprehensive exams that cover all aspects of your vision and eye health. Our comprehensive eye exam goes beyond getting 20/20 vision. In addition to obtaining your correct glasses and contact lens prescription, a full health exam of the eyes occurs at Jewell Eye. Good vision and a child’s performance in school are connected. School screenings are not enough. All kids should have a comprehensive eye health exam. Eye diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy are diagnosed and monitored. Serious body diseases may have no symptoms but are detected in your yearly eye exam.

Eye Health exams are in compliance with Massachusetts and Rhode Island State Optometric Requirements. A comprehensive Eye Exam includes the following:
1. A comprehensive family and patient medical history including medications, allergies and surgeries
2. Measurement of the visual acuity for each eye, both distance and near
3. Muscle testing to assess specific cranial nerve function and eye alignment
4. Pupils to evaluate neurological function
5. Eye glass prescription to assess eyesight and body diseases that affect eyesight
6. Measurement of the curvature of the cornea
7. An objective refractive measurement of each eye
8. Side vision to assess loss from glaucoma, stroke, or other neurological or systemic illnesses. This may be hand confrontation field measurement or when needed a visual field instrument
9. Microscope examination to assess front of the eyes; lids, lashes, cornea, conjunctiva, sclera, lens and anterior chamber
10. Measurement of intraocular pressure
11. Examination of the internal ocular media (optic nerve, vitreous and retina) with using ophthalmoscopy, indirect ophthalmoscopy and the retinal camera
12. Any other rests and procedures that may be indicated by the patient’s medical or ocular history or objective signs or symptoms discovered during the examination