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Comprehensive Eye Care – Family Eye Care – Roseville & Sacramento, CA

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About Annual Eye Exams

Eyes are a precious asset. However, sometimes even the most health-conscious people need professional help keeping their eyes healthy and their vision properly focused. Board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Stephen Wilmarth can discuss at-home eye care options and recommend a wide variety of in-office treatments to suit each patient's needs. Dr. Wilmarth and his team can perform a number of different tests that screen for issues such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, eye injuries, and other related conditions. Patients in the Roseville and Sacramento, CA areas are encouraged to schedule annual eye exams at Wilmarth Eye and Laser Center in order to ensure optimal vision and health.

What to Expect

Before the exam, a technician will review the patient's medical history and go over any concerns they have. Dr. Wilmarth will examine inside the eyes using specialized technology. These instruments allow our eye professionals to study structures such as the retina and lens where signs of eye allergies, conditions, and diseases can be found. We will also ask the patient to read letters off a chart and may request digital photographs be taken of the interior and exterior of the eye. More tests will be necessary for patients ordering contact lenses to ensure the fitting is correct. For patients with specific eye problems, such as blurry vision and trouble reading or driving, additional tests may be required to pinpoint what is causing the symptoms so that an appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan can be provided. Some common tests performed include checking for conditions such as:

  • Astigmatism
  • Farsightedness (hyperopia)
  • Nearsightedness (myopia)
  • Presbyopia

Additional Tests

If a patient's vision isn’t quite clear enough, Dr. Wilmarth will recommend options for improving it. Though some patients are happy keeping their glasses or contacts, others might welcome permanent vision correction with advanced procedures such as:

  • LASIK
  • PRK (photorefractive keratectomy)
  • Custom LASIK
  • Monovision LASIK (often ideal for correcting loss of near vision due to presbyopia)
  • Refractive lens exchange
  • Removal of the murky lens and replacement with a premium intraocular lens (if patients suffer from cataracts)

Each of these procedures take a great deal of skill and experience to be performed successfully. Dr. Wilmarth is an M.D. and board-certified ophthalmologist who has over 35 years of experience correcting Sacramento patients’ vision with advanced techniques and the latest technology.

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Keep Your Vision in Check

Dr. Wilmarth and his team highly encourage every individual to undergo regular eye exams and checkups to keep their vision at its best. Having healthy eyes is crucial to maintaining your overall wellness, so we invite you to schedule an appointment at our Roseville, CA location today. 

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