< Back

What Happens During an Eye Exam?

What You Should Expect at Your Next Eye Exam

What Should I Expect in an Eye Exam?

March, 2019

Our eyes don’t just allow us to see our surroundings in colour, they can be the window to our body’s health. Fortunately, the tests to examine eyes are quick, painless and non-invasive:

  • Eye chart test to check vision

  • Eye muscle tests to check alignment.

  • Refraction testing to see if prescription glasses/contact lenses are needed

  • Ocular examination to assess lids, cornea, iris, lens and retina of each eye

  • Intraocular pressure, Visual fields, Colour vision & 3D vision tests

At Royal London Optometry we’ve invested in the newest technology and equipment from the world’s most innovative eye companies in Germany, Japan & the UK, to ensure that our clients get the most thorough eye examination possible. That’s why we offer OCT Retinal Scans, Retinal Photography, Computerised Vision Chart, Auto-Phoroptor and advanced prescreening tests.

  • Optical Coherence Tomography [3D OCT]

    is like an ultrasound for the eye that shows a cross-section of the many tissue layers of the retina. It can spot early signs of glaucoma and macula degeneration: 5-10 years ahead of normal testing.

  • Digital retinal Photography

    creates a digital image of the retina, to help detect retinal detachments, high blood pressure & diabetes [from retinopathy].

Prevention is better than cure...Along with a complete lifestyle evaluation, we’ll discuss simple options such as prescription glasses or contact lenses; and if there is an underlying health issue, we can offer advice on diet, prevention or referral to your GP or Ophthalmologist. Dr. Bains is a British Optometrist and owner of Royal London Optometry Boutique. She offers her clients Holistic Eyecare integrating nutrition and healthy lifestyle to ensure optimal vision.

Liked this article? Share it!

Legal Notice

The information below applies to all the information contained on the royallondonoptometry.ca Website.

The users of this Website agree to comply with the terms set out below.


Royal London Optometry owns and operates a Website at royallondonoptometry.ca (hereinafter referred to as the “site” or “Website”). Royal London Optometry® trademark except as otherwise noted on the site, which is accessible to all users (hereinafter referred to as the “user” or “users”). Refrain from using this Website unless you agree to comply with the conditions.


Information on this Website is intended for informational purposes only and has no contractual value. Royal London Optometry reserves the right to modify the content of this site. At any time, without prior notice. Royal London Optometry assumes no liability for errors or omissions in the content of this Website or for information reliability or completeness of said information.

Information published on this Website is based on marketing, statistical or commercial services or other sources the Royal London Optometry considers reliable and are the sole responsibility of their authors and not of Royal London Optometry. We do not assume any liability for the accuracy or completeness of said information and in no circumstance should this information be regarded as such. Opinions and information as presented on this site reflect our position as of the date of publication and are subject to change without notice.


Royal London Optometry, its employees and directors will not be liable for damages incurred as a result of the information published on this site, for the views and advice published, expressed or implied regardless of its nature.

Royal London Optometry expressly refuses any and all responsibility for the manner in which the user of the site may use the information contained, in any decisions that may be made and in the actions that may or may not be taken based on said information.


Presentations made and contained on this site are the intellectual property of Royal London Optometry. Reproduction in whole or in part of this site on any other medium in prohibited without the express permission of Royal London Optometry.

User may solely use the information contained on this site for personal use. Reproduction in whole or in part of said information on paper may only be performed for personal use. Said information is not to be copied, distributed or transmitted to third parties nor may it be inserted in a document or other medium.


The links to external Websites and their content shall not be prejudged and Royal London Optometry will in no way be held responsible for any direct or indirect prejudice that may result from gaining access to and usage of said sites.


Royal London Optometry draws the attention of the user to the fact that all communication transmitted through this Website remains in the public domain and not the private domain. OSI cannot accept responsibility for the security of the transmission of information.

The confidentiality and integrity of the information circulating over the internet cannot be ensured. Royal London Optometry cannot accept responsibility in the case that data contained on this site is intercepted.

Royal London Optometry site uses cookies. These cookies are small text files saved on the hard disk of a user's computer. These files are completely harmless and cannot contain viruses. These cookies are used to analyze visits to the site. Royal London Optometry calls upon Google Analytics to help track how users use the site. The number of visitors, path taken to access the site and length of each visit are measured. The cookies cannot, in any way, identify the user. All data is completely anonymous and compiled solely for the purpose of improving the site and tailoring the content to the needs of its visitors.

The person responsible for the protection of personal information is the owner of : Royal London Optometry


Royal London Optometry makes no representations that the content of this site is free of infections, viruses, worms, Trojan horses and/or other codes with contaminating or destructive properties. It is the user's responsibility to take protective measures.


Under no circumstances shall Royal London Optometry be held responsible for transmission errors of any sort, such as loss of or damage to data, or changes of any type whatsoever, including direct or indirect damage resulting from the use of the services provided on this site.


This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of BC. Any dispute arising of this Agreement shall be brought before the court in the judicial district of Royal London Optometry's head office.
2 - 3248 King George Blvd, Surrey BC;
Tel: [778] 294-2236.


Royal London Optometry
2 - 3248 King George Blvd, Surrey BC
Tel: [778] 294-2236