In laser sclerostomy, a piece of the sclera (the white part of the
eye) is removed to create an opening where fluid can drain out of the eye. This
procedure is rarely done and can only be done at hospitals that have the
special lasers it requires.
Periodic comprehensive eye exams by an eye doctor are essential to monitor the health of your eyes and diagnose suspected problems. Checking the position of each eye and its movements will reveal crossed eyes or other forms of strabismus. The exam may include these parts:
An eye chart uses letters of decreasing size to determine the sharpness of your vision at a distance.
The retinoscope projects a thin beam of light into the eye. When used with the rotating lens dial (called...