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Mountain Front Family Vision Center

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Primary Location
913 4th St NW
Choteau & Fairfield, MT 59422
Phone: (406) 466-2802

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday8 - 121 - 5
Tuesday8 - 121 - 5
Wednesday8 - 121 - 5
Thursday8 - 121 - 5
Friday8 - 121 - 5
SaturdayClosedClosed
SundayClosedClosed
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At Mountain Front Family Vision Center, we strive to provide comprehensive, primary eye care for the whole family. Preventative and routine eye exams are important to maintaining good eye health. Often, eye and vision problems do not have obvious symptoms or signs, but are easily diagnosed by a licensed optometrist. By diagnosing eye and vision conditions early on, our optometrist is able to provide treatment options and, in many cases, restore vision or prevent vision loss. The American Optometric Association recommends yearly or bi-yearly eye and vision exams, depending on whether you are at-risk or not.

Eye Exam and Consultation

During an eye exam, Dr. Brian D. McCollom will ask you questions about any symptoms or issues you are experiencing, medications your are currently taking, any blurry vision, your work environment, and your overall health. Family history and previous eye or vision conditions will also be discussed during this part of the examination. Dr. McCollom will consider this information when determining any treatments or recommendations.

Vision Testing

Regular vision testing and evaluations ensure that you always have the clearest vision possible. Our Choteau & Fairfield optometrist provides regular vision acuity tests as part of a comprehensive eye exam. Dr. McCollom will measure how each eye is seeing by using a wall eye chart and a reading eye chart. The results of these tests are portrayed as a fraction, with 20/20 being the standard for normal distance and reading vision. Depending on the results of your vision test, Dr. McCollom may prescribe corrective glasses, contacts, or eye exercises.

Eye Function Testing

In addition to vision testing, an eye exam in our Choteau & Fairfield office includes testing eye functionality. Our optometrist performs several tests to evaluate depth perception, color vision, eye muscle capabilities, peripheral vision, and responsiveness to light. Several other simple tests are completed to determine whether the eyes are focusing, moving, and working together properly. The test results enable Dr. McCollom to diagnose any underlying conditions that may be impairing the eyes ability to focus or work together.

Eye Health

As part of a comprehensive eye exam, our Choteau & Fairfield optometrist examines the overall health of the eye through a visual examination and tonometry. Dr. McCollom evaluates eye health by visually inspecting the eye and eyelids using magnification and a bright light. To examine the internal structures of the eye, we may dilate the pupils. Increased eye pressure may be an indicator of glaucoma, so we utilize tonometry to measure eye pressure. After completing these short tests, Dr. McCollom reviews the results and discusses any necessary treatment options with you. Contact us at 406-466-2802 (Choteau)/406-467-3136 (Fairfield) today to schedule a comprehensive eye exam.

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Choteau Location

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday8 - 121 - 5
Tuesday8 - 121 - 5
Wednesday8 - 121 - 5
Thursday8 - 121 - 5
Friday8 - 121 - 5
SaturdayClosedClosed
SundayClosedClosed

Fairfield Location

Thursday 9 - 5

Meet the Doctor

Meet The Optometrist Dr. McCollom is an Optometrist in Choteau & Fairfield providing complete eye care services for the surrounding communities. Read More

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  • (406) 467-3136
  • 324 Central Ave P.O. Box 714 Fairfield, MT 59436
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