Archive for December 2018
10 Facts About Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT)
Millions of people wear contact lenses daily to correct myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. Some, however, prefer not to wear contacts during the day and are reluctant to opt for corrective eye surgery. For those that have low myopia (nearsightedness), one option that doesn’t require wearing glasses or undergoing a more invasive procedure is Corneal Refractive…Read More
5 Questions to Ask Your Optometrist
Whether you are preparing for your first-ever visit to an optometrist or are having your first checkup appointment in a few years, it’s always best to go in prepared to ask questions. It can help settle your nerves, teach you more about the type of care to expect and provide you with a better understanding…Read More
When are Contact Lenses Deemed “Necessary”?
What Classifies Necessary Contact Lenses? Necessary contact lenses are a designation based on criteria set by a third-party payor, such as Vision Service Plan (VSP) or EyeMed Vision Care. Each plan has different criteria for qualification. The approval process involves the practitioner’s office submitting and attesting to specific documentation after a patient’s eye exam. When…Read More