FAQs

 

What insurances do you accept?

We accept most major insurance plans.

What is the difference between an Ophthalmologist and Optometrist?

Both are trained to diagnose and treat many eye diseases. Ophthalmologists have additionally obtained a medical degree (MD) and can perform surgery.

Do I need a referral from my primary care physician?

Referrals are not required for Ophthalmology under most insurance plans.  However, as of November 1, 2013 Wellcare cardholders must have a referral from their Primary Care Provider (PCP). 

How long does an examination last? 

A complete eye examination can take an hour or longer depending on what is found and what additional testing may be needed.