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Ophthalmoscopic Examination

An ophthalmoscope lets doctors examine the inside of your eye. It has an angled mirror, various lenses, and a light. With it, our doctors can see the retina, the fundus (back of the eye), the optic nerve, the retinal veins and arteries, and detect certain problems that can affect the vitreous humor (the jellylike substance in the eye). The doctor will ask you to stare straight ahead while the beam of light is shone into the eye. Often, eye drops are used to dilate (enlarge) the pupil, which helps the doctor to have a better view of the inside of the eye. Ophthalmoscopy is painless but if eye drops are used, the patient’s vision may become temporarily blurred and sometimes sensitivity to light may be experienced for some time after the examination.

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Your Vision Solutions

The available services at Thomas Eye Group range from comprehensive eye exams to specialty services in LASIK, retinal and corneal disorders, glaucoma, and plastic surgery. To correct vision problems, our doctors are trained in the most current refractive surgery techniques. We also offer contact lenses and glasses to those who prefer a traditional solution.

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Kids Vision

At Thomas Eye Group, we offer comprehensive eye care to children—specialty care especially for kids! As the largest pediatric eye care practice in the Southeast; we offer a complete scope of preventive and corrective eye care for children. From the detection and treatment of eye disorders to eye surgery, we also treat disorders of eye alignment in adults including double vision..

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Patient Stories

"To say that I am pleased with the outcome of my surgery is an understatement. What a difference this surgery has made in my life! It is so great to be able to read street signs - even the green ones - at night. Thank you so much!"
- Sally Stebbins

"Everyone the North Fulton office of Thomas Eye Group is so helpful. They feel like a part of my family now!"
- Paige Morris

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Meet Our Doctors

At Thomas Eye Group Atlanta, our board-certified ophthalmologists and optometrists have decades of combined experience in eye care. We work together as a team to bring you specialized, state-of-the-art care from caring professionals.

Our team of doctors is comprised of ophthalmologists, optometrists, and skilled support staff. Within our group of ophthalmologists, we have several sub-specialists, including LASIK, glaucoma, retina, and plastic surgery or Oculoplastics. At six locations throughout the greater Atlanta area, our group provides services ranging from comprehensive eye examinations and contact lens care to sophisticated microsurgery for cataracts, cornea and retinal disease, and refractive surgery, including LASIK.

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