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General Information

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Introduction to how the Eye works

 

Routine Vision Exams
What you should expect to hear from your vision provider during a routine vision exam:

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Dilation of the Eye

What is refractive error?

Myopia (Nearsightedness)

Hyperopia (Farsightedness)

Astigmatism

Presbyopia

Contact Lens

 

Frames and Lens Information

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Frames

Hi Index Lenses (thinner, cosmetically-appealing lenses)

Polycarbonate Lenses (shatter-resistant lenses)

Progresive Lens (invisible bifocals)

Ultraviolet (UV) Lens Treatment

Anti-reflective (AR) Lens Treatment

Polarized Lenses (glare reducing lenses)

Variable Tint / Photochromic Lenses (lenses that change from clear to dark in sunlight)

 

Medical Eye Conditions and Diseases
Routine vision examinations can detect the presence of other medical eye conditions and diseases that are covered by your Anthem health plan. These include:

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Dry Eye

Conjunctivitis (pink eye)

Cataracts

Diabetic Retinopathy (eye complication of diabetes)

Glaucoma: Cause (pressure inside your eye)

Glaucoma: Description

Macular Degeneration (loss of vision in older people)

Stye (bump on the eyelid)

 

Refractive Surgery/LASIK

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What is refractive surgery?

Evolution of LASIK surgery

Who is a good candidate?

Wavefront

 
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