Dr. Joe Collins - Optometrist

Welcome

" Your visual system is unique. Each pair of eyes needs a different and individual approach. My expertise in many methods of eye, vision and contact lens care allows for a thorough analysis of your visual system and your lifestyle needs. Together we will best determine the optimum path to a high level of optical precision and comfort. Wearing the correct prescription is the most important beginning for healthy vision!"

- Joe Collins, Optometrist

When was your last eye exam?

The American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends that people have an eye exam every year, depending upon age and health. An annual eye exam is one of the most important diagnostic and preventative measures you can take to protect your vision and health.

An exam will measure how well you see, (near and far), color vision and depth perception. It also looks for any early indicators of possible eye disorders, such as cataracts, retinal problems and glaucoma. We use a computerized refraction system to precisely determine the ideal prescription for your lifestyle needs and comfort.

Take our One Minute Sight Saver Test and find out if you need to schedule an eye exam for yourself or someone in your family.


One Minute Sight Servers Test

  • Do you or a family member wear glasses for reading, distance vision, or both?
  • Do your children, grandchildren, or other children you care for sit too close to the TV, have trouble with hand-eye coordination or complain of headaches?
  • Do you have a school-age child or grandchild that has never ever received a thorough eye exam from an eye doctor (do not count school exams)?
  • Do you or anyone in your immediate family (parents or siblings) have high blood pressure or diabetes?
  • Do you or a family member spend several hours each day looking at a computer screen or experience frequent headaches after working at a computer?
  • Have you or a family member been diagnosed or treated with cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration or other eye problems?
  • Do you spend time outdoors without sunglasses that have 100% UV and glare protection?
  • Do you have tired or burning eyes or rub your eyes frequently?
  • Do you or a family member have difficulty seeing at night?

If you have answered YES to any of the questions above, or it's been one year since you or a family member has had an eye exam, it's time to schedule an appointment.

Still not convinced you need an eye exam? Close your eyes and imagine what it is like not to see. Then open them and schedule appointments for yourself and every member of your family. After all, an hour of your time is a small price to pay for healthy vision.

 

 

 

 

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