Frequently Asked Questions
Q? Do you treat medical eye conditions?
A. Primary Eyecare offers a full range of medical eyecare services for our patients. Please click here to view our list of medical eye care offerings.
Q? What types of vision insurance do you accept?
A. Primary Eyecare accepts most major vision plans. For the most up to date list, please click here.
Q? My vision is fine. Why do I need an eye exam?
A. The team at Primary Eyecare is dedicated to protecting and enhancing your eyesight: your most important sense. Comprehensive eye exams are essential, not just for detecting vision problems, but as an important preventive measure for maintaining overall health and wellness. An eye exam by one of our Optometrists can do more than just help you see better or diagnose a variety of eye health or vision issues. It can also allow us to see signs of common health conditions like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Having a comprehensive ocular health examination should always be a part of your annual healthcare routine.
Q? How often should I have an eye exam?
A. An eye exam is recommended every year. As a rule, you shouldn’t go longer than two years between eye exams. You may need to have your eyes examined more often if you have a family history of eye diseases, diabetes, you have generally poor health, or you’re taking medications that may have potential side effects on the eye.
Q? Do I need a special eye exam around age 40?
A. You don’t need a special eye exam over age 40, but it’s critical that you have a regular eye exam at least every two years. As we get older, we’re more susceptible to certain eye diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. A regular eye exam enables your eye doctor to detect the first signs of disease and prescribe the appropriate treatments to prevent vision loss.