As part of your comprehensive examination, Dr. K will assess ocular health and vision, binocular vision, neurological functioning including pupils, peripheral vision, and eye movements. Your ocular health evaluation includes screening for glaucoma, cataracts, and diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and macular degeneration.

  • Refraction
  • Your exact prescription is determined through a process called refraction. Through this subjective process, we arrive at a prescription for your best vision. Some of the conditions that could be diagnosed include myopia (near-sighted), hyperopia (far-sighted), presbyopia (difficulty reading), and astigmatism.

  • Binocular Vision
  • Your eyes need to move and focus well as a team to allow good and comfortable vision. If they do not, your ability to read for extended periods of time will be compromised. Dr. K will evaluate how well the eyes work as a team, and if any treatment is necessary.

  • Neurological Evaluation
  • To ensure that the wiring between the brain and eyes is working correctly, there are a few tests that need to be done at every exam. These include pupil function in both dim and bright lighting, ocular motilities (to make sure both eyes are able to move freely in all directions), and peripheral vision. Further testing is done if there is a problem found during this part of the exam.

  • Ocular Health
  • The anterior portion of the eye is evaluated with a microscope, including the cornea, lens, conjunctiva, and eyelids. The posterior part of the eye, or the retina, is the only place in the body where the blood vessels can be observed without an invasive procedure. Observing these vessels can reveal a lot about the body. This is why it is so important for us to know about any other health issues you have and medications you are taking. Several medications can have effects on the eye which you might not even notice. Additionally, family history helps us watch out for eye diseases that can be inherited, such as glaucoma and macular degeneration.

Insurances Accepted:

  • Vision Plans: Vision Service Plan (VSP), Eyemed, and Medical Eye Services (MES)
  • Medical Plans (PPO): Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Cigna, HealthNet, Medicare, United Health Care

  • Complete Contact Lens Services: daily disposable, 1-month or 2-week disposable lenses, bifocal, monovision, toric, or gas permeable lenses. We will patiently work with you to meet your goals for contact lens wear through the examination and follow-up process.

  • Medical Eye Care: We evaluate and treat most eye conditions including conjunctivitis (pink eye), corneal infections, foreign body removal, allergies, dry eyes, and flashes and/or floaters. If the condition requires a referral to a specialist, we have a network of fine ophthalmologists to recommend.

  • Laser Surgery: evaluations, consultations, pre- and post-operative care

  • Emergency Eye Care: same-day appointments for urgent eye problems including eye infections, injuries, and seasonal allergies

  • Full Service Optical Boutique: Trained Optical consultants to assist you in selecting from our unique and extensive collection of glasses and sunglasses to fit your personal style and prescription needs. Complimentary eyeglasses repairs and adjustments offered on all purchases.

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