Review some of the questions we are frequently asked about eye care.
Please bring your photo ID, Insurance Card (s) and Copayment to every appointment. We will scan your insurance card at every appointment to ensure we have the updated information. Copays are required at the time of your appointment.
Your eyes may be dilated. We advise that you have someone to drive you home from your appointment. We recommend that you bring a pair of sunglasses with you to your appointment. Disposable sunglasses are available upon request.
We accept many medical insurances; however, we may not be in-network with your insurance. To determine if we are in-network with your insurance, please call the number on your insurance card.
For Insurance Benefit and Eligibility Information, please call the number on your insurance card.
We are not able to bill vision insurance.
The length of your appointment is determined by several factors, such as how much testing may be required, please plan for 1-2 hours for your appointment. We will make every effort to start your visit on time; however, due to the nature of our specialty practice, which includes emergencies, we sometimes incur delays. We appreciate your patience.
Ophthalmologists (MD) are medical doctors and surgeons. They deal with the medical and surgical aspects of eye care. They have four years of medical school followed by a three-year residency in ophthalmology and, usually, an additional one to two years of specialized fellowship training.
Optometrists (OD) are doctors of optometry. They perform vision tests and routine eye health services. They may be thought of as the primary care doctor for the eyes. They may prescribe glasses or corrective lenses. An optometrist can also prescribe eye drops and other medications to promote eye health. Optometrists have four years of post-graduate doctoral training.
We do not see anyone under the age of 18 given children's unique anatomy, we recommend a pediatric specialist.