Your Total Eye Health Care Provider
Preventative care with yearly exams is the best way to maintain your clear vision & eye health.
Our amazing team offers you a complete and thorough eye health examination. Our board-certified opticians are ready to help you with the best frame for your life circumstance.
Your eye health is our top priority!
Annual Eye Exam
Comprehensive exams using our state-of-the-art technology checks your vision and other health-related issues that need addressing, such as macular degeneration, cataracts, or other undiagnosed diseases.
Your eyes change over time. It’s important to make sure your lens prescription is up-to-date to avoid unnecessary strain and maintain your eye health. This goes for both glasses and contacts.
Pediatric Eye Exam
Children should have complete eye exams at six months, three years, before the start of first grade, and yearly after that. Our exams test for visual acuity, eye tracking, and focusing skills, nearsightedness, farsightedness, amblyopia, crossed eyes, dyslexia, and color blindness.
Routine Eye Exams
Diabetic Eye Exams
Pink Eye & Eye Infection
Eye Disease Prevention and Treatment
Eye Injuries and Emergencies
Eye Procedures and LASIK Referrals (PDF)
Cataract Care (PDF)
Macular Degeneration Care
Floaters and Spots
Pre and Post Op Care
Contact Lens Exams
Removal of Foreign Bodies
Eye Promise Neutraceuticals
Our comprehensive eye exams use state-of-the-art equipment for a complete evaluation of your total eye health and vision.
Are eye exams painful?
No, a comprehensive eye exam is a non-invasive examination of the health of your eyes as well as an opportunity to determine your current glasses or contact lens prescription. The Rivertown Team aims to make your visit here as comfortable and smooth as possible!
How often should I get an eye exam?
It is best practice and recommended to get a comprehensive eye exam annually. Even if you do not notice a change in your vision, it is very important to have your eyes examined each year to evaluate and monitor the health of your eyes. Regular eye exams can help identify, diagnose, and provide the opportunity to start treating various eye conditions early.
Are eye exams covered by my insurance?
Most major medical insurance companies offer comprehensive eye care for their members. Please call your insurance to know the benefits for your particular plan.
Will my pupils be dilated?
It is highly encouraged for patients to have their eyes dilated during their comprehensive eye exam. This is an important step that allows the Optometrist to better examine the tissue and anatomy inside the eye. The patient does have the option to defer or decline to have their eyes dilated.
Can I Drive Myself Home after my Eye Exam?
Yes, you can! Dilating your eyes will make your pupils (the black center of the eyes) bigger. This can temporarily impact your near vision making it difficult to read small print up close and lets more light into the eye which can cause some temporary light sensitivity. Donning a pair of sunglasses will help, and if you did not bring your own, we have disposable sunglasses you can wear home from your appointment. Most patient’s pupils will return to normal in about 2-3 hours.
When will I get my results back?
Your optometrist will review your comprehensive eye exam findings with you during your visit and advise on recommended follow-up care for your vision needs.
1: CHECK IN
When you arrive, our Patient Care Coordinators will greet you, help get you signed in, and gather any additional information needed before your appointment.
2: PRE TESTING
An Optometric Technician will escort you to an exam lane, check your current vision, perform any pre-testing indicated for your visit, and update your health history information and any concerns you have for the Optometrist.
3: THE EYE EXAM
At this time, your Optometrist will see you to review the pre-testing results, perform a comprehensive eye examination to evaluate the health and function of your eyes, and determine your current prescription.
4: OPTICAL SELECTION(if you are getting new glasses.)
Once the Optometrist has determined your updated prescription, they will work hand-in-hand with our Board-Certified Opticians to style you in eyewear specifically curated to fulfill your personal vision and lifestyle goals.
WHAT TO EXPECT DURING YOUR
There are three to four phases of your Comprehensive Eye Exam at Rivertown Eye Care.