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In order to save time, patients are encouraged to print these three forms and fill them out prior to their visit. Or patients should arrive for their appointment 15 minutes early in order for fill out these forms.
Medical and Vision Plans
Two types of health insurance plans contribute to your eye health services and products: (1.) Your vision savings plan , (2.) Your medical insurance plan. Your vision savings plan covers routine wellness exams and it includes the purchase of eyewear and contact lenses. Your medical insurance plan covers the diagnosis and management of medical eye issues, such as dry eye disease, glaucoma, macula, and diabetic eye disease.
How often should you have your eyes examined?
The American Optometric Association recommends:
- All children receive their first regular eye examination at 6 months of age.
- If all is normal at the 6 month evaluation, the next examination is recommended at 3 years of age.
- Between the ages of 6 and 18 an eye examination is recommended before the first grade and every two years thereafter or yearly for children at risk or with current eye problems (this includes children whose parents developed eye conditions when in elementary school or children wearing glasses or contact lenses.
- Patients between 18 through 40 years of age should be examined every 2-3 years.
- Patients between 41 through 60 years of age should be examined every 2 years.
- Patients 61 years old and older should be examined yearly.
- Patients with current eye problems or at risk to develop certain eye conditions should be examined yearly regardless of age. This includes any patient who currently wears contact lenses. Contact lens wearers should be examined yearly intervals or more frequently as the doctor directs.