For your convenience we would like to make your first visit to our office as easy as possible. For that reason we have given you the opportunity to fill out your Patient Registration and Medical Questionnaire forms in the convenience of your home. Click below to download each form.
When you arrive we will ask you to kindly fill out the registration forms, if you fill them out before your visit please bring the completed forms to our office. As an added convenience, you can choose to e-mail or fax the completed forms to our office prior to your visit.
Please bring your insurance cards, drivers license and a complete list of your medications.
In order to communicate with your referring doctor and any other doctors that you would like us to send a summary of your visit, please bring any referral form that your doctor provided you and a list of doctors that you would like us to send a summary letter of your visit.
Your exam will be a comprehensive eye evaluation, including a detailed examination of your retina, macula and vitreous. Due to the level of detail, dilation and diagnostic testing the initial visit can last 1-2 hours depending on the type of retina problem. Follow up exams are shorter. You will be meet one of our specially trained ophthalmic technicians who will obtain your history, vision, measure your eye pressure and dilate your eyes.
It takes about 20-30 minutes for your eyes to dilate your eyes enough so that the doctor can do a complete detailed examination of your retina. After a complete dilation you will see our doctor. Many times additional tests are required to complete your retina evaluation, these will be completed in the office on the day of the visit. Our office has advanced diagnostic equipment including spectral domain optical coherence tomography (OCT), fluorescein angiography, fundus photography and ophthalmic ultrasound that are all completed in the comfort of our office.
At the end of your visit your eyes will be dilated, we recommend that you plan accordingly and make plans to have someone drive you home if needed.
Our office sees same day emergency patients because many times retina problems can be vision threatening and require immediate attention. If you have a problem after regular business hours, our phone number will put you in touch with our doctor.