Here are the answers to the most common questions we get.
Unless you notice a problem earlier, your child should be examined between 6 months and 1 year of age. The doctors are able to determine a lot at that age, and typically infants are very cooperative.
Laser vision correction improves your vision but does not make you immune to general eye health conditions. Annual eye exams are still important to monitor for early signs of eye health disease and any regression with regards to vision.
If you’re considering refractive eye surgery options such as LASIK or PRK, then talk to your optometrist about it during your eye exam. We would be happy to explain the procedure and forward your exam information to a laser surgery centre of your choice or provide your with a recommendation.
That all depends on what your optometrist recommended. Most eyeglass prescriptions however expire within 1 year, if it’s not noted otherwise on the prescription. Your optometrist may choose to shorten this expiration date if they feel that your vision is changing rapidly or if they have any eye health concerns.
We recommend that all children receive an annual eye exam. Children grow quickly and their eye sight and eye health can change rapidly.
Most eye exams take about 25-30 minutes. Half the exam time will be spent with the doctors assistant who will gather your medical and ocular information as well as perform some preliminary testing. The other half of the time will be spent with the doctor.
Yes. Just bring the forms with you to your eye examination and the doctor will be happy to fill them in for a nominal fee. The same applies for work forms, MMA fight forms, boxing forms, etc.
Not usually, however, if one of our suppliers is running a promotion, we will certainly pass the word on to you.
Yes. We try to schedule our days to allow for walk-ins. We do get busy, though, so if you’re in a rush or need a particular time, we recommend that you schedule an appointment via one of our friendly staff members. Patients with scheduled appointments take priority.