Title

Comprehensive Adult Medical Eye Exam

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

November 1, 2015

Document Type

Guideline

External Publication Status

Published

Country of Publication

US

Document Objectives

Detect and diagnose ocular abnormalities and diseases. Identify risk factors for ocular disease. Identify risk factors for systemic disease based on ocular findings. Establish the presence or absence of ocular signs or symptoms of systemic disease. Determine the refractive state and health status of the eye, visual system, and related structures. Discuss the results and implications of the examination with the patient. Initiate an appropriate management plan, including determination of the frequency of future visits, further diagnostic tests, referral, or treatments.
 

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Hospital, Outpatient

Intended Users

Optometrist, optician

Scope

Assessment and screening, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D009885 - Ophthalmology, D011315 - Preventive Medicine, D005902 - Glaucoma, Open-Angle, D048909 - Diabetes Complications, D011248 - Pregnancy Complications

Keywords

eye exam, preventive care, eye disease