Frequently Asked Questions
Have an eye-related question? We have the answer! Check out our FAQs below to learn more about our company and services.
Do I need to be dialated?
At our eye doctor in Elmhurst, IL, we have technology available that gives us the same view without having to use drops in many cases. Dilation is still needed for certain cases.
Do you require NCT (Air Puff Machine) during exams?
Due to COVID-19, we don't want to blow air particles around. We found a safer and less startling alternative to check for glaucoma (iCare). No numbing drops are needed. If you're looking for an eye doctor Elmhurst, IL recommends, contact us today.
What if I don't have vision insurance?
We can accept most medical insurances as long as it is PPO. Whether you need an eye exam or glasses in Elmhurst, IL, schedule an appointment with us today.
What if I don't have insurance?
If you don't have insurance, our eye doctor in Elmhurst, IL will still see you and will provide you with a discount. Call us for more information.
What if I have an eye emergency?
We take emergency walk-in appointments. We also have an on-call eye doctor in Elmhurst, IL available if it is after hours.
How often should I get an eye exam?
Just like your primary care doctor, you should see an eye doctor Elmhurst, IL trusts at least once a year. Certain eye conditions may need additional visits.
What conditions can you detect during an exam?
During our comprehensive eye exam, we will determine if you need contacts or glasses. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, more than 150 million Americans use corrective eyewear to compensate for refractive errors. If you do need glasses in Elmhurst, IL, we have a huge selection of frames to choose from. We will also look for any eye muscle imbalances such as reading comprehension, dry eyes, or systemic diseases.
Should I choose glasses or contacts?
We offer both glasses and contacts. We can give you a trial contact lens in Elmhurst, IL to see which you prefer. Most insurances usually cover only glasses or contacts for the year.
How long will it take for my new glasses or contacts to arrive?
We have one of the largest selections of glasses Elmhurst, IL has to offer. If you order your glasses from us, they can arrive within 7-10 business days. Contacts will arrive within the week.
Can I get a diabetic eye test?
We are an eye doctor Elmhurst, IL can depend on for a diabetic eye exam without the need for dilatation. We will also provide the results to your physician.