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Saint Joseph, MN

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SOME FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

How long should I plan for an eye exam?

Plan to arrive at your appointment about 10 minutes before your scheduled time and the appointment lasting about an hour.

 

What should I bring to an eye exam?

Be sure to bring your current insurance card(s), picture ID, list of medications and dosages.  It is also helpful to bring your prescription glasses and sunglasses.

 

How often should I get an eye exam?

-Children should have their first vision exam before kindergarten.

-School age children should have an eye exams every year.

-Adults 20-60 years of age should have eye exams every 1-2 years.

-Adults aged 61 and over should have an eye exam every year.

-Contact lens wearers should get an eye exam every year to check for proper fit and wear.  

 

What are some examples of eye conditions that I'll need to see an Optometrist for?

Some conditions that would warrant coming to see us would be pink eye, irritation, cataracts, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. We have included some helpful links below for you to read about some of these conditions:

Cataracts

Macular Degeneration

Glaucoma

Post-Concussion Syndrome

Problems with Reading

 

Are there vitamins I can take to help keep my eyes healthy?

Yes. There are a variety of eye and vision supplements proven to be helpful for eye health. You can find a link below for information about these products:

Eye and Vision Vitamins

 

EyePromis Eye Vitamins are naturally sourced and independently tested for purtiy and potency. They are our vitamin of choice! Use our referral code to get a discount off your order!

Referral Code: 12920

www.christierussell.eyepromise.com

 

What type of insurance do you accept?

We are providers for the insurances below. If your insurance is not on the list, please contact our office and we will help you determine your coverage.

 

We currently accept the following insurances:

Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medica, Preferred One, Health Partners, Medicare, Select Care UnitedHealthCare, Aetna, & Medical Assistance (select plans only)

 

Is there anywhere I can read about HIPAA Privacy Practices?

Sure you can. The link below will take you right there!

HIPAA Omnibus Privacy Practices

Call us today to learn how we can help you see better.

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