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DMV Eye Test Specialist

First Choice Medical PLLC

Family Practice Physician & Internal Medicine located in Holbrook, NY

Nobody likes waiting hours at the DMV for a mandatory vision test. Thanks to First Choice Medical, you can now skip the lines. The practice is one of the few practices in the Holbrook, New York area where patients can get a certified DMV vision test, provided by Dr. Lawrence Goldman. Call the practice or schedule your DMV vision test online today.

DMV Eye Test Q & A

What is a DMV vision test?

A DMV vision test is a mandatory screening test to apply for or renew your New York State driver’s license. Typically, the vision test is conducted at the DMV. But medical facilities enrolled in the state’s Vision Registry are also authorized to provide the test to drivers in the region.

What conditions can affect my eyes?

Certain conditions can affect the quality of your eyesight, which may cause you fall short of the minimum vision requirement to get or keep your New York license. Common conditions include:

  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Stroke
  • Head trauma

If you have these conditions or have experienced physical trauma, let your First Choice Medical care provider know immediately. This information is not only critical to receiving the correct care but also necessary for your DMV record.

What are the benefits of getting the test at a medical facility?

By taking the vision test at First Choice Medical, you can skip the long, exhausting lines at the DMV. First Choice Medical makes it easier to renew your license by mail or online because they send the results to the registry for you. They’re also medically trained to search for eye conditions or health complications caused by declining eye health.

What is the procedure for the vision test?

The test measures your visual acuity or keenness of vision. Your First Choice Medical health professional may use an optical machine to test your eyes. But typically, a wall chart containing five lines of letters is set up several feet away from you. They’ll ask you to read the letters on the chart.

The test results must report a visual acuity of at least 20/40 in one or both eyes, whether you wear corrective lenses or not. If you don’t meet the minimum requirement, the DMV will notify you and recommend that you see a vision specialist to get prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses.

Skip the lines at the DMV. First Choice Medical is one of the few medical facilities authorized by the DMV to provide the mandatory vision test. Call the practice today or book your appointment online to get the vision care you need and your driver’s license renewed quickly.