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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 a few 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 My Eye Doctor Near Me offer virtual consultations?

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?

Our extensive network of featured providers makes booking same or next day appointments easy. Most patients can schedule an appointment within 24 hours of their initial search. Get the care you need when you need it most.

Will My Eye Doctor Near Me accept my health insurance?

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

What steps should I take to make my appointments online?

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.

What are the most common age related ocular conditions?

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.

Why do optometrists dilate your pupils?

Your pupils do not usually need to be dilated every time you have an exam. But the reason your physician does dilate your pupil is to get a better look at your retina and optic nerve.

What is included in a comprehensive ocular exam?

A comprehensive exam is a more extensive evaluation of the health of each orbital as well as the strength and sharpness of your sight. It involves a series of tests and procedures.

  • Vision assessments/refraction: This is a test that determines how “in focus” the patient’s sight is. The assessment will end in the possible prescription of glasses if they are needed to improve the clarity of sight.
  • Binocular vision: Determination of depth perception
  • Disease: Diagnose and treatment of a variety of eye diseases as well as tests for illness that could lead to ocular disease such as diabetes, hypertension, thyroid issues, cancer, and HIV
  • Pre/post-op care: Pre and/or post-op care for retinal surgery, refractive surgery, or cataract surgery.

What are some reasons patients would search and book a new eye doctor?

There are many reasons to receive an evaluation from a local physician when it comes to ocular and vision health. Most patients go to annual appointments for routine care but there are a lot of acute symptoms which would cause someone to seek medical attention, reasons include but are not limited to:

  • Difficulty reading print on a computer, magazine, newspaper, book, etc.
  • Frequent rubbing
  • Orbitals which are tired and burning
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Frequent headaches or strain when working on a computer or reading for a long time
  • Difficulty driving at night
  • Glaring lights
  • Flashes and/or floaters
  • People with diabetes, hypertension, or a variety of other chronic diseases

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