YOUR VISUAL EXAMINATION
A thorough health evaluation will be taken and testing will be done to evaluate both the internal and external health of your eyes. This includes testing for glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, diabetes, hypertension and other eye diseases. How clearly your eyes see, the focusing ability, the eye teaming and the coordination skills will be evaluated at distance and near with particular regard to your specific visual demands.
Once the examination has been completed, our doctors will carefully explain the findings and discuss any recommendations for “preventive or remedial” care. Our goal is to find the “cause” of your visual discomfort or stress and alter its effects on your visual system. Our philosophy is to improve your vision as much as possible, rather than just “increase your prescription”.
Our doctors offer complete professional contact lens care. This includes the initial evaluation as well as follow-up visits. A complete range of contact lenses is offered, including the fitting of hard, gas permeable, soft, bifocal, astigmatic, extended wear, disposable and colored lenses. The latest state of the art corneal topographer is utilized to thoroughly evaluate your corneal health as well as tear film stability.
After receiving training from our professional staff and a little practice, you will be wearing and handling your lenses with confidence – even if you have been unsuccessful in the past.
It is extremely important that contact lenses be comfortable – both in clarity as well as fit. If your current lenses are too old or are fitting improperly, complications may arise which may cause irritation or actual damage to your eyes.
At PAJE Optometric, we also use the latest technology to assess contact lens associated dry eye. With the use of the AcuTarget HD Analyzer, our trained doctors can assess to what degree dry eye is effecting your contact lens success.
Dry Eye Assessment
Ever experience burning, stinging eyes? Ever experience a 'sandy' or 'gritty' feeling when you blink? Then you may have Dry Eye Syndrome. Dry eyes can be due to internal factors, such as age, hormonal changes, medications, or external factors, such as contact lens use, work environment, or ocular anatomy.
At PAJE Optometric, we have a specialized technology, know as the HD Analyzer, that assesses the quality of your tear film and allows our doctors to determine if poor tear film stability is effecting your vision, and may be why contact lenses become uncomfortable or intolerable
If you have been diagnosed with Keratoconus, our doctors offer complete care for your special needs. This includes specialized contact lenses to maintain the structure and strength of your cornea as well as proper management of changes that may warrant surgical intervention in the form of Corneal Cross-linking. Our doctors work daily with NVISION to co-manage Corneal Cross-linking patients.
For your convenience, our office offers a complete selection of high quality fashion eyewear. Our professional staff members are trained to help you select frames that look good, fit properly and are compatible with your lens prescription. Plastic, glass, photochromic, mulitifocals, no-line and progressive multifocals, as well as special vocational and recreational lenses are available to give you optimum visual comfort. Our staff will be happy to show you the many new features that can help you in your occupation or your hobby at an affordable price.
Pediatric vision services
Dr. Atie is well experienced meeting the unique vision needs of children. The importance of clear, comfortable, efficient vision to assure your child reaches his or her highest potential is our number one objective. The basic school screening (“eye chart”) commonly done in most schools measures only one small part of a child’s total visual performance. Children’s examinations are specifically designed to evaluate the skills necessary for a child to meet the ever-changing demands of the classroom.
Glasses alone may not provide the optimum visual performance necessary for a child. If this is the case, vision therapy is often the best choice to alleviate the visual problem.
Vision Therapy is an individualized, surpervised, treatment program designed to correct visual-motor and /or perceptual-cognitive deficiencies. Vision Therapy sessions include procedures designed to enhance the brain’s ability to control:
Eye tracking and eye teaming
Eye focusing abilities
Vision Therapy works to abate problems created by: Learning related vision problems, Amblyopia (lazy eye), Diplopia (double vision), Strabismus (crossed-eyes, wandering eye, eye turns), Stress-related Visual problems.
Dr. Atie also works with visual rehabilitation for Special Needs such as Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Stroke, Developmental Delays, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Attention Deficit Disorders, MS, etc. Vision can be compromised as a result of any of these neurological disorders or trauma to the nervous system. Vision Therapy can effectively treat the visual consequences brought on by these conditions.
Geriatric Vision Care
Dr. Fimreite is experienced in meeting the unique vision needs of the elderly: specifically those patients who are bedridden, in a convalescent home, or institutional setting. Dr. Fimreite offers “in home” vision services for those that cannot possibly be seen in our office. A thorough vision examination is performed including all internal and external ocular health checks. This population tends to be at risk of more serious ocular health complications secondary to their physical ailments. Dr. Fimreite brings with him all state of the art equipment (mobile) to carefully evaluate for Glaucoma, Cataracts, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Hypertensive Retinopathy as well as side effects that may be caused by long term medication use.
Dr. Fimreite also offers prescription corrective lenses when required. He has a large selection of fashion frames to choose from. Medicare assignment for covered services is accepted.
Tired of wearing contact lenses or glasses? Thinking about LASIK surgery? Our doctors can evaluate your vision and determine if you are a candidate for this procedure. Our doctors can perform your pre-op evaluation and post-op care. Our office is proud to co-manage LASIK care with the NVISION group.
If surgery is not for you, our doctors are proud to offer Orthokeratology as a remedial option to your visual needs. This is a non-invasive, non-surgical method of reducing myopia (near sightedness) with the use of specially designed contact lenses. This procedure has existed for over 80 years and is a safe, effective way of decreasing the amount of nearsightedness (therefore decreasing the thinkness of your lenses).
Orthokeratology may allow you to see clearly without any lenses! Depending on the initial amount of nearsightedness, our doctors may be able to remove the need of using glasses or contact lenses at all. Come in and see – you may be an ideal candidate.