Why Does Your Eye Doctor Puff Air in Your Eye?

For many patients, the strangest part of an eye exam is when the eye doctor shoots a puff of air into their eyes. It doesn't hurt, but it is a weird feeling, and it always surprises you. If everything is okay, your eye doctor will just say something like "looks good," and then you'll be on to the next part of the exam. Perhaps this is why so many patients are left wondering what the air puff test really does and why it's so important. Read More