Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Eye Strain Evaluation

The evaluation of eye strain begins with a medical history and physical examination, including an eye exam.

Usually, the physical exam is normal in someone with eye strain.

Tests that may be used to evaluate eye strain include:

  • Visual acuity

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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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