Visit - What to Bring with You.All relevant
medical history and laboratory tests
A list of names and dosages of ALL your current medications
drops and other ophthalmic medications
All insurance information and necessary referrals
Your glasses or contacts
Someone who can drive you
Please bring all medical records and diagnostic tests and/or
photographs that have been performed and that are related to your
condition. This information will be helpful to your physician in
evaluating your eyes and planning your treatment regimen.
Pre-Appointment Checklist - Please bring:
Pre-Appointment Paperwork - Please Print and Complete:
Demographic Form (.PDF)
Privacy - HIPAA Form (.PDF)
Medical Release Form (.PDF)
In order to speed-up the paperwork process, please print these two
forms, fill them out and bring them in with you on your visit.
What to Expect
Please allow approximately 1-2 hours at our office for
an average new patient visit. Follow up visits typically run the
duration of 1 hour. This amount of time is necessary in order to do all of the
examinations and diagnostic
testing. Sometimes, there are delays caused by emergency visits or
unforeseen events. We ask for your understanding during these times and
strive to minimize any inconvenience to our patients.
- Upon check in, you will be greeted by
out professional staff. You will be asked to fill out
some personal information. Thereafter, an experienced
ophthalmic technician will speak with you and take your medical and
- As part of the exam your pupils will
be dilated. Once your pupils are dilated your physician will
review your history, examine your eyes, and discuss your findings
and treatment plan.
- Various diagnostic tests and ocular
imaging maybe necessary. Testing is routinely performed on the
same day to expedite the delivery of care and minimize the number of
- Once your physician reviews your
diagnostic tests, a treatment plan will be developed for you that
- Our state-of-the-art facilities are
equipped to provide treatments such as laser, cryotherapy,
intravitreal or peri-ocular injection and photodynamic therapy.
- Major surgical procedures are
performed at Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital.
- We suggest that you have some one to
drive you home as your eyes will be dilated. Sunglasses will
be provided upon check out.
Please feel free to call our office if you have any questions prior
to or following your visit. We look forward to seeing you!