Comprehensive Eye Exams in Byron

Comprehensive Eye Exams in Byron

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Your Vision. Your Future.

Is your child having a hard time seeing the board in class?

Do you struggle to read fine-print in books and menus?

Regular comprehensive eye exams involve a series of tests that enable your Byron eye doctor to check your eye health and vision. This type of eye exam can only be performed by an eye doctor, and shouldn’t be confused with the vision screenings given in schools or other non-professional settings.

Having regular comprehensive eye exams is crucial when it comes to protecting your eyes from sight-threatening diseases, and ensuring that your optical prescription is up-to-date.

A comprehensive eye exam can also reveal signs of a general health condition like diabetes, hypertension or high cholesterol.

Contact our eye care clinic today to schedule your comprehensive eye exam today!

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Why Is It Important to Get Your Eyes Tested Regularly?

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Comprehensive eye exams are an important part of maintaining great vision and eye health for the entire family.

During your eye exam, your eye doctor will check for any refractive errors or visual skill deficiencies that may hinder development or learning, and diagnose, manage, and treat eye diseases and conditions, including glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy or macular degeneration that can cause severe vision loss in adults.

Many of these sight-robbing conditions show little to no symptoms until they’ve already caused learning difficulties, significant damage to the eye, and/or irreversible vision loss. Routine eye exams ensure early diagnosis and treatment of these and other conditions.


What to Expect From Your Eye Exam

  • Glasses/contact lens prescription updates

    We'll provide you with an updated prescription so that you can see clearly. Some people require a new prescription every year, whereas others only need a new prescription every 2-3 years.

  • Evaluating your child’s vision for learning

    Conditions such as strabismus and amblyopia, and visual skill deficiencies such as convergence insufficiency can negatively impact your child’s learning.

  • Diagnosis & treatment of eye diseases

    Eye diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy may show no symptoms until it’s too late. The earlier the treatment, the more effective the outcome.

  • Rule out signs of systemic diseases

    Common systemic diseases such as diabetes and stroke can first be detected in the eyes as part of a comprehensive eye exam.


Comprehensive Eye Exams in Byron

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Hours
  • Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed
Insurance Plans
  • VSP
  • United Healthcare
  • Spectera
  • Anthem
  • EyeMed
  • Blue Cross
  • MetLife
  • Aetna
Patient Reviews
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- May. 14, 2024
The staff here are super nice and always make it fast. Everyone always has a smile on their face and... they treat everyone of their patients with the best care. Thank you for making my eye exams not scary and easy to go to💗
- Apr. 29, 2024
Professional staff that was extremely helpful in getting my glasses with defective frames replaced a... t no cost.
- Apr. 10, 2024
Everyone was very kind and helpful!
- Feb. 26, 2024
Best place eye,v ever seen 😉
- Feb. 13, 2024
Excellent optometrist, Dr. Penner and excellent staff.
- Jan. 18, 2024
Recommended 10/10
- Jan. 18, 2024
So happy we found Eyecare Dimensions! The staff goes above and beyond to make you feel comfortable. ... My child had a bad experience previously, and they were so kind and understanding. The doctor was great and the office was clean.
- Dec. 15, 2023
We love coming here! The staff is always fun and enjoyable and the atmosphere is professional yet ho... mey. Highly recommend.
- Dec. 09, 2023
Great experience.
- Oct. 16, 2023
Excellent customer service from Chris, Kim, and Lauren. I was able to get my entire family in for ap... pointments on the same day. Dr. Penner was very thorough and listened to our needs! Was our first time at this office and worth the drive from Rockford!
- Sep. 02, 2023
Friendly, Patient and Friendly Oriented!
- Jul. 31, 2023
Truly an amazing experience here as everyone was welcoming, knowledgeable, and genuinely seemed to e... njoy their work. I would highly recommend this team to anyone!
- Jun. 14, 2023
A very good place to go.
- Jun. 07, 2023
Dr. Penner was so sweet,kind and thorough. An emergency appointment was needed and her wonderful sta... ff got me right in! I couldn't be happier with them! Thanks so much and well done!
- May. 23, 2023
Every one is nice and helpful
- May. 18, 2023
Excellent staff and services. Would highly recommend, This location is in Bryon close and convenie... nt for those that don't want to go into Rockford.
- May. 05, 2023
Thank you Lauren, Alaina and Kim for all that you do in EyeCare !!!
- Apr. 22, 2023
Thorough and excellent eye exams and service.
- Apr. 04, 2023
Great place - knowledgeable and friendly staff. Dr. Penner does a great job.
- Mar. 04, 2023
Attentive, skilled staff who go above and beyond to provide for the eyecare of my family.

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Comprehensive Eye Exams FAQs

Is a comprehensive eye exam the same as a vision screening?

No. Vision screenings like the one performed for children in school or at optical-only stores only check for 20/20 vision. They do not check for the presence of sight-threatening eye diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration or cataracts. They also do not check for visual skill deficiencies such as problems with visual tracking or processing. Comprehensive eye exams are more thorough and use advanced equipment to evaluate your vision and eye health.

How often should I get an eye exam?

Eye doctors usually recommend that you come in for a comprehensive eye exam at least once a year. This ensures that your glasses or contact lens prescription stays up to date and that signs and symptoms of developing eye conditions are caught early before they cause lasting damage.

When should I bring my child in for their first comprehensive eye exam?

A child’s first eye exam should take place at age 6 months. It’s important not to delay eye exams for young infants and children as some early eye problems can affect vision for life. Detecting vision problems early can keep a minor issue from becoming something serious (and more challenging to treat).

Want to get your children off to a good start in life? Visit EyeCare Dimensions for an eye exam today!


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