Frequently Asked Questions
Questions and Answers from Dr. Meyers
Does my insurance cover an eye exam?
Contact our team and check your specific insurance benefits. You will be financially responsible for payment of all co-pays, deductibles, and non-covered services.
What will happen during an eye exam?
Dr. Meyers will check your vision and ocular health. Measurements will help determine any need for corrective wear such as contact lenses or glasses. Your eye health will be checked for cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration or other disorders. You will be asked questions relating to your health and eyes.
How long does an eye exam take?
A comprehensive eye examination may take from 30-45 minutes. Timing may vary.
How do I know if I need an eye exam?
Most people should get their eyes tested annually. If you have had a sudden loss of vision or change in vision in one or both of your eyes or if your eyes are red or painful you should be seen by Dr. Meyers right away.
What steps can I take to prevent my vision from getting worse?
The biggest control we all have in preventing worse vision is sound health practices. Avoiding trauma to the eye from UV light by wearing sunglasses when appropriate. Good nutrition to prevent diabetes – which can have a significant effect on the eyes. Having routine eye examinations including a dilated eye evaluation.
When should my child have their first eye exam?
Your child should have his or her first eye exam during year one of the child's life. After that, your child's eye exam should be before entering kindergarten, or by age 5. Your child should receive a comprehensive eye exam every year.