As we navigate new processes and protocols as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, you may be wondering, what’s the difference between Essential and Non-Essential Eye Care.
Essential Eye Care services include treatment for medical conditions, including urgent care needs that keep patients from carrying out their regular daily routines. These include:
- Blurred vision or eyestrain
- Broken or lost eyewear
- Eye trauma
- Vision loss
- Eye Pain or Contact lens-related pain
- Flashes or floating objects in the eye
- Light sensitivity
- Double vision
- Drooping eyelid
- Severe or recurring headaches
We are equipped to handle your Essential Eye Care needs so you do not have visit the ER – which may put you at risk of exposure to infection while also potentially taking from patients with critical conditions having no other alternatives.
Non-Essential Eye Care services might also be called “routine,” and not impeding a patient from his/her day-to-day activities, such as:
- Routine eye exam with no problems
- First time routine contact lens fittings
As always, our top priority is always your well-being. If you have questions or concerns about any eye health or eye care services – reach out! We are here to help you in any way we can!