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Is an after-hours or weekend appointment obtainable?

Most ophthalmologists offer patients clinic hour Monday-Friday which extend into the evening to make medical care obtainable for those who have typical work schedules. However, there are not many specialty offices that provide weekend availability. If you need an in-person or telemedicine evaluation on the weekend, you can search for availability here and book as soon as you find a provider with your preferred office hours.

Will I be able to book a telemedicine evaluation at an Eye Center Near Me?

Optical issues should usually be addressed in person with a variety of tests. Some providers offer virtual consultations but most times the patients end up coming in to see a provider in-person. If you do make a virtual appointment, it will most likely be covered by your insurance if the practitioner conducting the visit in-network with your carrier.

Will I be able to get a same day appointment?

Same or next day availability is obtainable with many of our optometrists. Our extensive network of optical doctors allows patients from all over to find a local optometrist with convenient availability. Most users can make an appointment within 24 hours of their initial search.

Is there an optical provider who will accept my health insurance?

Most of our featured locations accept all commonly used health insurances.

How do I use the website to make my appointments with an Eye Center Near Me?

You can easily confirm appointments online directly through our website. Discover a location in proximity to you. Make sure the provider you are interested in can offer you clinic hours that fit your schedule. Then choose the clinician who fits all your medical requirements and read reviews so you can go in-person feeling confident about your healthcare decisions.

Are there certain conditions of the optics that I should try to prevent as I age?

There are many conditions of the optics that we become more susceptible to as we age, are caused by secondary conditions due to chronic disease, or congenital.

  • Macular Degeneration caused by age – it is often called age related macular degeneration (AMD). This is a disorder that shows clinical presentation of deteriorating sharp and central vision. Which aids in seeing fine details for daily tasks. If you feel daily tasks are difficult, do not delay going to see the perfect Dr.
  • Cataracts- the most common cause of blindness, presents with clouding of the lens. A procedure to remove cataracts is very common but most people do not go through with the procedure due to insurance coverage, treatment cause, and being un-aware that the procedure for cataracts exists. We allow you to double check these potential barriers and avoid them, which saves a lot of time.
  • Diabetic Retinopathy- Most common cause of blindness in American adults and is a complication of diabetes that leads to damage to the blood vessels in the retina. The damage of blood vessels leads to progressive problems being able to see.
  • Glaucoma- is caused by a variety of diseases that damage the optic nerve, sight can be lost quickly with glaucoma, but it presents as pressure and discomfort which alerts people to seek medical attention. If you are suffering with ocular pain and discomfort, we can help you locate an optometrist that can take control of your glaucoma.
  • Amblyopia (lazy) Strabismus (crossed) – both positioning impairments of the optics can lead to vision strain or loss. Please see a Dr. if you or your child has positioning impairment of the optics.

What does 20/20 vision mean?

20/20 is the level of sharpness when it comes to how well you can see. The top “20” refers to the distance the patient is standing from the chart; approximately 20 feet. The bottom “20” refers to the line on the exam chart.

Is it bad to sleep with contacts in?

There are many reasons why it is a bad idea to sleep in your contact lenses. For one, the contact sits directly on the iris and pupil so when you sleep you are depriving it of adequate oxygen. Also, leaving contacts in why you sleep increases your chances of an infection greatly. Not to mention, your lenses will not hold their integrity if they are worn to bed on a regular basis. Even if you are wearing extended wear contact lenses, it is important to remove them every night before you go to bed.

How do I know If I need to go to the emergency room from an optical emergency?

It is recommended to seek immediate medical attention if you have a foreign object stuck in an orbital, you have experienced a chemical spill, or you believe you have scratched your cornea. The warning signs are swelling, redness, pain, or even more severely you could be experiencing:

  • Loss of sight
  • Different sized pupils
  • Double vision
  • Pain in the orbitals accompanied with a headache
  • Pain in the orbitals that won’t go away
  • Bleeding from the orbitals

How old do you have to be to use contact lenses?

If you are asking this question for your child, there really isn’t an age that is most appropriate. It depends on the maturity level of each patient. If you believe your child will be responsible with taking care of their lenses and be able to use them properly, then it will be okay for your child to use contacts.

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