How often should I see and optometrist?
You need to see your eye doctor annually. Early detection of medical problems, should they arise, is in the best interest of the patient. An annual eye exam may detect issues before they become untreatable. Even if you see 20/20, a yearly eye exam is advised.
I think my vision is just fine, why do I need another exam?
It is important that all of our patients receive an annual eye exam. Your vision can change over a 12 month period, and a regular check-up can uncover any vision changes or sight-threatening ocular conditions that may be unnoticed by you.
Do you accept walk-in appointments?
Yes we do accept walk-in appointments, however, we must give priority to our scheduled appointments. To reduce your wait time we suggest that you contact us for an appointment.
Do you accept my insurance?
Most likely we do! We accept most medical and vision insurance plans. Please call your medical insurance provider to obtain the name of your vision insurance provider and call our office so that we can verify network status.
Does it cost more for a contact lens exam?
Yes it does. Additional testing is required to measure curvature of the eye to insure proper fit and comfort. Even if you currently wear contacts, these additional tests are required for optometrists to perform every year to ensure eye health.
Is it okay to sleep in my contacts?
Only if you are fitted with extended wear contact lenses.
Why is it that I have seen clearly all my life and now I am having trouble reading the newspaper or magazines?
Your eyes are a living changing part of your body. Many adults find that around 40 Years of age, their eyes have changed to where reading glasses become necessary for reading. An exam with Dr. Jones will inform you of your options.