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At 605 Vision, 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, Alexander Permann 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. Drs. Permann 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 Chamberlain optometrist provides regular vision acuity tests as part of a comprehensive eye exam. Drs. Permann 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, Drs. Permann may prescribe corrective glasses, contacts, or eye exercises.

Eye Function Testing

In addition to vision testing, an eye exam in our Chamberlain 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 Drs. Permann 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 Chamberlain optometrist examines the overall health of the eye through a visual examination and tonometry. Drs. Permann 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, Our doctors review the results and discusses any necessary treatment options with you. Contact us at 605-734-5613 today to schedule a comprehensive eye exam.

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Welcome to 605 Vision

Your source for eye care in Chamberlain, SD.


'Enhancing quality of life by improving vision.'

Call us at (605) 734-5613 today.



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Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday8:00 - 12:001:00 - 5:00
Tuesday8:00 - 12:001:00 - 5:00
Wednesday9:30 - 12:001:00 - 5:00
Thursday8:00 - 12:001:00 - 5:00
Friday8:00 - 12:001:00 - 5:00
Saturday8:00 - 12:00Closed
SundayClosedClosed
Day Morning Afternoon
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8:00 - 12:00 8:00 - 12:00 9:30 - 12:00 8:00 - 12:00 8:00 - 12:00 8:00 - 12:00 Closed
1:00 - 5:00 1:00 - 5:00 1:00 - 5:00 1:00 - 5:00 1:00 - 5:00 Closed Closed

We are closed the first and third Saturday of each month.

On Wednesdays we stop and “sharpen the saw” in a full staff meeting to continue to ensure we are at our best to serve you and your family.  On that day, the office opens at 9:30 a.m.