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Finding The Best Vision Care Center For Your Needs

Have you moved your household recently and are looking for a new optometrist? Or maybe you have some eye care needs that aren’t being met with your current vision team? No matter what your reasoning is, you can be assured that these tips can help you find the best Optometry center for you!

Referrals
If you aren’t someone who likes to spend a ton of time researching different facilities, then it may be best to get a referral from someone you trust. More than likely, you will find an optometrist that aligns with what you need through referrals rather than just going with the first facility that pops up on your internet search. People/places you can get great referrals from:

  • Friends.
  • Family Members.
  • A Trusted Doctor.
  • Professional Organizations. (They usually have an online resource to find reputable eye doctors.)

You can also pool together all your referrals from different resources and pick a place that comes up the most if you can’t decide on one.

Assessment
When you finally pick a place, you’ll want to remember to write a checklist or questions down. That way, after your initial consultation with an optometrist, you can make sure you don’t overlook anything that is important to your vision care. Some questions you may want to consider:

  • What was the wait time?
  • Did the optometrist talk you through what he/she was examining and give info of any findings?
  • Were you comfortable with the way the exam was carried out?
  • Did the optometrist listen to your questions and concerns?

This is by no means an exhaustive list, but it can get you started on your own questions and inspire you to figure out what you consider to be crucial to your eye care.

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Location
This one is more of a preference, but can also be important. You don’t want to have to travel a long way for a quick check up… especially if there are issues that come up and you are needing to make more frequent visits. Finding a reputable optometrist within a reasonable distance from home can be difficult, but it’s worth experiencing a few different places to be sure you aren’t settling with a vision center you aren’t 100% happy with. Check out the map below to see our facilities location:

When is the last time

you’ve had your eyes checked?