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Eye Exams for Northeast Philadelphia, Jenkintown & Cheltenham and the surrounding Area

 

From eye exams and contact lens fittings, to laser vision correction and corneal mapping, our optometrists provide comprehensive eye care to patients of all ages. We also treat a range of conditions such as glaucoma, the diabetic eye, dry eye and macular degeneration. At Fox Chase Family Eye Care, our eye care office provides:

  • Questions and Answers about your child's vision care.
  • Learn the most common procedures and tests used to during a routine eye exam.
  • Early identification of a child's vision problem is crucial.
  • Difficulty seeing is a common complaint associated with aging, even ordinary everyday tasks such as recognizing faces, watching television or driving can be a challenge with low vision. it's important to have annual eye exams to monitor any changes to the eyes.
  • Macular Degeneration is an eye disease that affects the portion of the eye responsible for processing fine detail and providing sharp central vision (called the macula).
  • Did you know your optometrist can help you with red eyes, pink eye, or sore eyes, foreign body removal and eye emergencies? Our experienced optometrist, Dr. Uri Schechter O.D., is qualified and highly competent in treating a range of eye emergencies.
  • Dry eyes result from the chronic lack of lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye, which can cause minor irritations, an inability to wear contact lenses and an increased risk of corneal inflammation and eye infections.
  • Glaucoma testing involves measuring internal eye pressure and a detailed scan of the retina for signs of disease.
  • How does diabetes affect vision? What does diabetes mean for eyesight? Learn more about eye problems resulting from diabetes including diabetic retinopathy, the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading contributor to blindness for adults in America.
  • An alternative to laser eye surgery, the Gentle Vision Shaping System™ uses specially designed contacts to gently and gradually reshape the eye.
  • Does holding a newspaper farther from your face help you see the words? For this reason, presbyopia is sometimes called "long-arm syndrome."
  • Astigmatism is a very common eye condition that's easily corrected by eyeglasses or contact lenses and on some occasions, surgery.
  • Color Visioin Deficiency (CVD) is different than "Color Blindness". Color vision defiency means that you are unable to distinguish between various shades of colors whereas those who are colorblind cannot distinguish between colors at all.