Your Visit - What to Bring with 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:

  • All relevant medical history and laboratory tests
  • A list of names and dosages of ALL your current medications
  • All eye drops and other ophthalmic medications
  • All insurance information and necessary referrals
  • Your glasses or contacts
  • Someone who can drive you
  • Pre-Appointment Paperwork - Please Print and Complete:
    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.

  • DOWNLOAD: Patient Demographic Form (.PDF)
  • DOWNLOAD: Patient Privacy - HIPAA Form (.PDF)
  • DOWNLOAD: Medical Release Form (.PDF)
  • DOWNLOAD: Privacy Act (.PDF)
  • 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 ocular history.
    • 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 follow-up visits.
    • Once your physician reviews your diagnostic tests, a treatment plan will be developed for you that day.
    • 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!

     
             
       
     

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