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What to Expect

What to Expect on a Visit to Milford Eye Care

Please fill out and submit our Patient History Form prior to your appointment. If you are unable to fill out the form online, please arrive at the office early and fill our before your appointment.

ALL patients should bring:

  • Medical and Vision Insurance Cards
  • Existing glasses
  • Existing sunglasses
  • List of medications, if applicable

NEW patients should bring:

  • Medical and Vision Insurance Cards
  • Existing glasses, sunglasses, contact lens boxes or tops if they still have any remaining
  • A copy of your written prescription for glasses and/or contacts, if you have one
  • List of medications, if applicable

Contact Lens Evaluations

Whether you’re receiving your contact lenses for the first time, or are having your existing contact lens prescription evaluated and updated, it is necessary for an optometrist to perform a contact lens evaluation. This is includes monitoring the health and shape of the eye, the contact dimensions, powers and fit. This is done in conjunction with your annual eye exam. Please let us know at time of booking if you are a contact lens wearer, or would like to be.

Optomap

Our doctors request each patient receiving an eye exam have a retinal image called an Optomap performed with the Optos camera. This allows a much more thorough health check than tradition dilation. This is a valuable tool to look at the structures within the eye. Our doctors have caught retinal detachments, early signs of chronic health conditions such as diabetes, and malignant cancers with this technology. It is a vital tool for your good eye health.

Copays are expected at time of service.

What if I already see an Ophthalmologist?

If you see an Ophthalmologist on a regular basis, and just need the eyeglasses exam, just let us know when you call for your appointment. We co-ordinate care with many local Ophthalmology centers.

Do I need an appointment to pick out eyewear?

No, come in any time. We keep our patient’s prescriptions on file, or you are welcome to bring your prescription from another doctor.