WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR

Your First Evaluation

 

Cataract Evaluation +

  • Bring your completed new patient paperwork, insurance card, and driver's license with you to ensure a shorter wait time.
  • Please be sure to have your contact lenses removed before your appointment if you regularly wear them. Soft lenses need to come out 3 days prior. Hard lenses must be removed 3 weeks prior.
  • Please allow 2 1/2- 3 1/2 hours for the examination, measurements and scheduling of your procedure.
  • A cataract evaluation will involve a dilated comprehensive eye exam plus additional testing and measurements that are necessary to plan for your surgery. This testing will include Glare testing IOL Master or a-scan ultrasound measurements to determine the length of your eye, and an orbscan corneal curvature mapping.
  • You will then meet with your doctor to determine if catarct surgery is best for you. If you are ready to schedule cataract surgery you will talk with the surgical coordinator who will go over all of your pre and post-operative appointments and schedule your cataract surgery.

Any questions? Please contact our Surgical Liaison, Audra Brown.

Lasik Evaluation +

  • Bring your completed new patient paperwork, insurance card, and driver's license with you to ensure a shorter wait time.
  • Prior to your appointment please be sure to have your contact lenses removed. Soft lenses need to come out 3 days prior. Hard lenses must be removed 3 weeks prior to your evaluation.
  • You can expect for your evaluation to be 1 1/2 to 2 hours long.
  • The evaluation will be a full comprehensive, dilated exam. During your evaluation you will go through varios testing with a technician including a corneal orbscan topography.
  • You will then meet with your doctor to determine if laser vision correction is the best option for you. If there is a surgery option for you, then you will meet with the refractive surgical coordinator who will go over all of your pre and post-operative appointments and schedule your LASIK surgery.

Any questions? Please contact our LASIK Coordinator, Ashley Welliver.

Glaucoma Evaluation +

  • Bring your completed new patient paperwork, insurance card, and driver's license with you to ensure a shorter wait time.
  • You can expect for your evaluation to last 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 hours long.
  • Your testing will consist of a scan of the optic nerve, scan of the macula, and visual fields. You will then meet with your doctor to determine the type of glaucoma and the stage. If you have a cataract it will be discussed as well. You will meet with your surgical coordinator who will go over the diagnosis and procedure, as well as your pre-op and post-op instructions.
  • Please be sure to have your contact lenses removed before your appointment if you regularly wear them. Soft lenses need to come out 3 days prior. Hard lenses must be removed 3 weeks prior.

Any questions? Please contact us.

Corneal Evaluation +

  • Bring your completed new patient paperwork, insurance card, and driver's license with you to ensure a shorter wait time.
  • You can expect for your evaluation to last 1 1/2 to 2 hours long.
  • A corneal evaluation will encompass everything that our comprehensive eye exam does plus several additional tests: an orbscan corneal scanning, ultrasound pachymetry, endothelial cell count.

Any questions? Please contact our Surgical Liaison, Audra Brown.

 

Save time! Fill out your new patient forms prior to your evaluation.

Please bring the following items to your appointment:


  1. Your photo I.D.

  2. Your medical insurance card

  3. Current list of your medications

  4. Your most recent pair of glasses