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When it comes to the proper treatment of your eyes, you do not want to settle for less than best. Locate the best optometrist in your area and then easily make your appointments directly online.

How long will i wait to see an ophthalmologist after a scheduled appointment?

Ophthalmology appointments are well scheduled with adequate time in-between. This makes sure patients are not waiting to see their optometrist. Most patients visiting an ophthalmologist spends less than 20 minutes waiting to see their provider.

How can i be sure that my practitioner is in-network with my health insurance?

Our top-rated featured physicians accept the most common health insurances.

How can i make all appointments online?

You can easily book online directly through our website. Find a practitioner who is local to you. Make sure the provider you are interested in can offer you clinic hours that fit your schedule. Then book the clinician who fits all your health requirements and read reviews so you can go in-person feeling confident about your decisions.

Will i be able to receive after-hours and/or weekend appointment availability?

Most practices are open Monday-Friday with extended evening hours for patients who need an appointment after work. Weekend availability is limited unless the facility provides weekends availability for emergency situations. Use our website and discover the location which can provide you with the most convenient clinic hours.

Will i be able to find a telemedicine appointment for optic treatment?

Virtual visits can only be used for a consultation when it comes to optic treatments. The provider will be able to look at your issues virtually to access the severity, but thorough diagnosis and treatment should be done in person. You can locate a provider with telemedicine capabilities by searching for the video icon for each listed practitioner.

How often should i have an exam from an eye doctor near me?

It is recommended that every person over the age of 5 receive and exam once a year. If you randomly start experience vision loss, blurriness, or discomfort you should schedule a visit sooner.

Can i drive if i have had a dilation done during an exam?

Dilation usually affects being able to see objects closely, but you should still be able to see objects far away. Some people still drive and just use sunglasses for sensitivity, if you do not feel comfortable with this, we always suggest bringing a driver with you.

Can i find a provider who specialized in diabetic retinopathy?

Yes. Many optometry specialists can help people prevent and treat diabetic retinopathy. This is one of the most common causes of blindness, discover the best specialist for your care, right here.

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.

Is there an eye doctor near me who can perform lasik and cataract surgery?

There are many specialists in your area that also specialize in surgery. Lasik is laser vision corrective procedure and is used to treat astigmatisms, hyperopia, and myopia. If you have any of the previously mentioned conditions, you could be a good candidate for laser corrective surgery. Cataracts refers to the clouding of your lens, that is usually clear. It can cause blurring and difficulty seeing and it gets worse overtime. Many optometrists offer cataract surgery, as it restores a patient’s ability to see almost immediately.

Should i visit an ophthalmologist if i have an infection of the orbitals?

Infection of the orbitals can be treated by your local primary physician or even a walk-in clinic if the infection isn’t severe. If your infection is severe and you are worried about vision loss or if your infection is recurring, then you should probably get a referral for an optometry Dr. Typically, they can be treated with antibiotic drops and a warm compress.

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