Spirometry in Oklahoma

Spirometry is a simple and non-invasive pulmonary function test that measures how well the lungs are functioning. Optimum Primary Care offers comprehensive services in Oklahoma to assess lung health, diagnose respiratory conditions, and monitor treatment effectiveness.

Understanding Spirometry and How It Works

Spirometry is a common lung function test used to diagnose respiratory conditions like asthma and COPD. During the test, you exhale into a spirometer, which measures how much air your lungs can hold and how quickly you can exhale. The results help in assessing lung health and diagnosing obstructive lung diseases. 

It is a painless and important diagnostic tool that provides valuable information about your lungs. It is performed in a standard test that usually takes a few minutes. The results obtained are compared to predicted normal values for males and females of similar age, height, and ethnicity.

At Optimum Primary Care, we offer testing and interpretation to ensure meaningful results and accurate diagnosis of respiratory conditions.

Lung function test for Respiratory Condition Diagnosis

Function tests are essential diagnostic tools for assessing respiratory health. These tests measure how well your lungs are functioning and can aid in diagnosing various respiratory conditions, including:

  1. Asthma: It helps identify airway obstruction and assess the severity of asthma.
  2. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): These tests can detect airflow limitation and evaluate the extent of lung damage.
  3. Interstitial Lung Disease: These tests assess lung volume and capacity to diagnose and monitor restrictive lung diseases.
  4. Cystic Fibrosis: It can detect early signs of lung damage in individuals with cystic fibrosis.
  5. Pulmonary Fibrosis: Lung function tests help in diagnosing and monitoring lung fibrosis.

How Lung Function Tests Work:

It is a common test that measures the volume of air you can inhale and exhale and how quickly you can exhale. It involves blowing into a device called a spirometer. Other lung tests, such as lung volume tests, measure your lungs’ total capacity and how well they expand.

Benefits of Lung Function Tests:

  • Early Diagnosis: Lung tests can detect respiratory conditions in their early stages, facilitating prompt treatment and better outcomes.
  • Treatment Monitoring: These tests help healthcare providers assess the effectiveness of treatment plans and make necessary adjustments.
  • Objective Assessment: Function tests provide quantitative data, assisting in accurate diagnosis and treatment planning.

The Use of Spirometry as a Screening Tool

This test is a valuable screening tool used to assess lung function and detect respiratory conditions at an early stage. As a non-invasive and painless test, it measures how much air you can inhale and exhale and how quickly you can exhale. It is commonly used to screen for conditions such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and other lung diseases.

Key Benefits of the Screening:

  1. Early Detection: Helps identify lung abnormalities before symptoms become apparent, enabling early intervention and treatment.
  2. Monitoring Lung Health: Regular tests can track changes in lungs over time, helping healthcare providers assess the effectiveness of treatment.
  3. Diagnostic Clarity: Results provide valuable information for accurate diagnosis and distinguishing between obstructive and restrictive lung diseases.
  4. Customized Treatment Plans: Based on results, healthcare providers can create personalized treatment plans to manage respiratory conditions effectively.
  5. Objective Measurement: Provides objective and quantitative data, aiding in the assessment of lung health and treatment progress.

Monitoring Respiratory Health

Regular tests are essential for individuals with chronic respiratory conditions to monitor lung function, track disease progression, and assess treatment effectiveness.

Test Procedure in Oklahoma

Preparation: Depending on the healthcare provider’s instructions, patients might need to refrain from taking particular medications or eating certain foods before the test.

Testing Process: During the test, patients will be asked to take a deep breath and blow forcefully into the spirometer, following the technician’s instructions.

Interpreting Results

Our experienced healthcare providers interpret the lung test results, providing patients with a comprehensive analysis of their lung function and discussing any potential concerns or treatment plans.

Comprehensive Respiratory Health Education

At Optimum Primary Care, we believe in educating our patients about spirometry and respiratory health, empowering them to take an active role in their well-being.


Yes, it is a safe and non-invasive procedure. In a controlled environment, trained healthcare professionals perform it.

A test typically takes about 15 to 30 minutes, depending on individual factors and the complexity of the evaluation.

The test results provide information about lung function, lung volume, airflow obstruction, and the presence of any respiratory conditions.

Our Services

Thyroid Disease Management

Thyroid Disease Management

The thyroid gland in the neck plays a crucial role in regulating metabolism and various bodily functions. Thyroid diseases, such as hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) and hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid), can disrupt hormone balance and lead to a range of health issues. Optimum Primary Care offers comprehensive thyroid diagnosis and management to support in Oklahoma our patients in maintaining optimal thyroid function and overall well-being.

Learn More »

Take Charge of Your Health Today: Schedule a Consultation with Us!

Michelle P
Michelle P
Since I moved from NYC, I've had a difficult time finding a good doctor in OKC. Dr. Chaudry and her staff have been so patient, trustworthy and knowledgeable to help me with all of my needs! They take the time to care for you. I'm so grateful I found their office.
Travis Morgan
Travis Morgan
My wife and I recently relocated to Edmond and couldn’t be happier with our new family physician Dr. Chaudry. It’s rare to find a family physician that is so patient, kind, and professional. We got lucky! Thank you Dr. Chaudry and everyone at Optimum Primary Care!
Sally Morgan
Sally Morgan
I took a family of seven here and was so pleased with the care they received. The staff was amazing! So nice and caring and very helpful with referrals, prescriptions etc. Dr Chaudry was patient and caring and extremely knowledgeable. I highly recommend this practice to everyone!
John Danny
John Danny
Sarah is super helpful and the Dr. is awesome. Worth the visit!
gabby Gamez
gabby Gamez
I felt very welcomed and the kind woman at the front desk offered free coffee and lots of information. Waiting area was clean and comfortable. Will definitely be coming back!
Seamless Appointments Made Easy

Schedule Your Visit with Us!

Booking an appointment is hassle-free! Check out our contact information and operating hours below. Your well-being is our priority, and we look forward to serving you!

Opening Hours
Monday - Saturday

Book An Appointment

Disclaimer: Book Only For Routine Appointments.This is not the final appointment, one of our team members will reach out to you within 24 hours.