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What is done during an EUA?

During EUA, a thorough eye exam is completed. Intraocular eye pressures are measured (pressure inside the eye), examination of the eye to determine any need for glasses, examination of the outer and inner eye, and photographs of the eye are taken during EUA. Bright lights are used along with standard instruments for examining the eye. The examination will take about 10 to 45 minutes to perform.

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