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Comprehensive Vision Exams

A comprehensive eye exam includes more than just determining your need for glasses or contact lenses. At Hamilton Eye Associates, our doctors look at every aspect of the visual system to determine your visual capability, efficiency, and ocular health.

Why do you need eye exams?

Periodic eye exams are an important part of preventive health care. Many eye and vision problems have no obvious signs or symptoms. As a result, individuals are often unaware that problems exist. Early diagnosis and treatment of eye and vision problems are important for maintaining good vision and eye health, and when possible, preventing vision loss.

How often should you have an eye exam?

Eye exam frequency is dependent upon a few factors such as age, existing eye health, vision quality and systemic health conditions. The doctors at Wells Branch Vision Care recommend the following:

  • Children: 6 months -> 3 years -> Start of School -> Every year thereafter
  • Adults: Annually
  • Seniors over the age of 60: Annually to every six months based on health

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Did You Know?

Did you know that each of your eyes has a blind spot? Humans rarely notice the blind spot as the brain fills in the missing gap in vision.

Patient Recommendations

“Dr. Hamilton is a true professional. This was the best visit I have ever had at a DR office. He is very energetic, polite and personable, and above all his work is second to none. The office was very clean and the staff is also very well trained and professional. He is the type that you can go to for years to come.” – Fred

About Dr. Hamilton

Dr. Derek Hamilton graduated from Michigan College of Optometry. He has volunteered his optometric services in the South American country of Guyana. A leader in his profession, Dr. Hamilton is a member of the American Optometric Association’s Continuing Education Committee.