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Comprehensive Eye Exams

Eye Exams For the Whole Family

Eye Exam for patients of all ages

Routine eye exams are important, regardless of your age or physical health. During a complete eye exam, your eye doctor will not only determine your prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses, but will also check your eyes for common eye diseases, assess how your eyes work together as a team and evaluate your eyes as an indicator of your overall health.

Need an Eye Exam to Update Your Prescription?

A comprehensive eye exam includes a number of tests and procedures to examine and evaluate the health of your eyes and the quality of your vision. These tests range from simple ones, like having you read an eye chart, to complex tests, such as using digital retinal imaging technology to evaluate retinal health.

Eye care experts recommend you have a complete eye exam every year to assess your risk for potentially damaging eye conditions, as well as to keep on top of any changes in vision you may be experiencing.

Eye Care for Everyone

How Often Do You Need to See the Optometrist, Based on Age?

The AOA recommends an annual eye exam for any patient who wears eyeglasses or contacts. If you don’t normally need vision correction, you still need an eye exam every year. Doctors often recommend more frequent eye examinations for people with diabetes, high blood pressure and other disorders, because many diseases can have an impact on vision and eye health.

Since the risk of eye disease continues to increase with advancing age, everyone over the age of 60 should be examined annually.

If you are over 40, it’s a good idea to have your eyes examined every one to two years to check for common age-related eye problems such as presbyopia, cataracts and macular degeneration.

Eye Exams for Children

Some experts estimate that approximately 5% to 10% of pre-schoolers and 25% of school-aged children have vision problems. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), all children should have their eyes examined at 6 months of age, at age 3 and again at the start of school. Children without vision problems or risk factors for eye or vision problems should then continue to have their eyes examined at every year throughout school.

Children with existing vision problems or risk factors should have their eyes examined more frequently. Common risk factors for vision problems include:

  • premature birth
  • developmental delays
  • turned or crossed eyes
  • family history of eye disease
  • history of eye injury
  • other physical illness or disease

The AOA recommends that children who wear eyeglasses or contact lenses should have their eyes examined at least every 12 months or according to their optometrist’s instructions. Read more about Pediatric Eye Exams.

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Limited Office Hours under Emergency Guidelines Coronavirus-19

Phone: 812-3663147

Emergency Contact: 888-815-5849

We continue to remain open for our Emergency Patients at InSight EyecareNew office hours effective April 6th during the Coronavirus-19 pandemic.

Monday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Tuesday 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday 8:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m.

Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

•Public Health Reminder from the CDC and the Indiana Optometric Association.Healthcare/Eyecare facilities and clinicians should prioritize urgent and emergency visits and procedures now and for the coming several weeks. The following actions can preserve staff, personal protective equipment, and patient care supplies; ensure staff and patient safety, and expand available hospital capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic:

•Reschedule elective and non-urgent admissions

•Delay inpatient and outpatient elective surgical and procedural cases

•Postpone routine eye care visits: we are placing patients on a call list for 4 weeks out.

Emergency Eye Care as follows:

How does this impact your eye care?

•Emergency Care: We are available to see you

•If you feel you may have an eye infections

•If you have macular degeneration and feel that your vision has changed•If you think you may have if you something in your eye

•If you have advanced glaucoma

•If you recently had eye surgery and are scheduled for a follow-up visit if you are referred by your primary care doctor.

What can you expect when you come to the office? What if you have an emergency?

•Social Distancing: we ask that only the patient come into the office and any necessary caregiver or parent

•Distance Thermometer takes temperature 6 inches away. Stop by FrontDesk for a scan. Each patient and staff will be tested prior to admitting. Mask and gloves may be used during the examination.

•Emergency contact # is : 888-815-5849

•Doctors on-call: Will return call and discuss care options•Current Office Hours may continue to change as we continue to change as things develop from the CDC and Indiana Optometric Association.

•Call our office for questions or clarification 812-366-3147 or Emergency # 888-815-5849