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Eye tests and examinations

Here's a brief guide to the special eye tests your eye care specialist may perform during an eye examination.

It’s important for adults to have regular eye examinations to check for problems.

Optometrists examine eyes, test sight and prescribe and dispense glasses and contact lenses.

There are two main types of eye specialist: optometrists and ophthalmologists. Learn what they both do.

Babies and children's eye tests

A child's lifetime of eye tests begin shortly after being born.

An eye examination in your baby's first year? Absolutely.

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