General Eye Exam

Detailed Eye Exams to Diagnose and Treat Potential Vision Problems.

Everyone should have regular eye exams, although your age, your overall health and your risk of develping eye problems will determine the frequency of these exams. Optometrists generally recommend that you have an eye test every two years.

You may need to have your eyes tested more often if you have a medical condition such as diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, neurological (brain and nerve) conditions etc.

You may also need a comprehensive eye exam more frequently if you have been diagnosed with an eye-related condition such as myopia or near-sightedness, hyperopia or long-sightedness, astigmatism, macular degeneration, glaucoma etc.

As changes to the health of your eyes can take place slowlyand you may not have any clear signs of disease, regular eye check-ups can help you detect eye diseases at the earliest stage to cure them in the best possible way to minimize the loss.

Optometrists and ophthalmologists are healthcare professionals who can carry out detailed eye exams and diagnose and treat potential vision problems.

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Detailed Eye Exam.

At Bernie Lanigan Optometrists, we conduct a variety of tests to evaluate your general eye health and diagnose any possible diseases. These eye tests comprise a wide variety of steps and procedures ranging from simply reading an eye chart to complex ones. We use various instruments that to test a different aspect of eye health or vision.

Periodic vision and eye examination are important for your preventive eye health care. Visual acuity test, colour blindness test, ocular motility testing, topography, retinoscopy, refraction, auto-refractors, glaucoma test can be included in your eye examination.

After a detailed eye exam, we provide you with detailed guidelines on the best way to take care of your eyes, what measures to take to secure your eye vision, whether you are at risk of develping an eye disease, whether you need glasses or contact lenses etc.

Contact our clinic to book an appointment for your detailed eye exam.


07 4772 1970


385 Flinders St
Townsville, Queensland



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Sat 9am - 1pm

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