Our goal is simple: providing care to keep your eyes healthy and allowing you to see your very best. Our ophthalmology expert, Joseph Cooper MD, works along with your primary care provider to help ensure you receive the best eye care for your health.
We are pleased to offer comprehensive medical eye care. We offer medical management of eye conditions such as dry eye, glaucoma, injuries, and diabetic eye care. When it comes to extensive eye care, we work with your providers, including your primary care physician, to provide you with an individualized treatment plan.
We are accepting new patients and no referral is needed. We accept most major medical insurances (we do not accept vision insurance). Our practice focuses on the medical care of your eyes.
Medical vs. Vision Insurance
When it comes to eye exams, it can be confusing to know what your insurance covers. It’s important to understand the difference so you can utilize your coverage to the fullest. Most people have major medical insurance and some people carry additional vision insurance.
We accept most major medical insurances. Medical insurance covers medical eye exams or treatments that we provide. This covers a wide range of eye-related medical problems, including:
- Cataracts/Cataract surgery
- Diabetic eye care
- Dry eyes
- Foreign body removal
- Lid lesion/abnormality
- Macular degeneration
Vision insurance covers wellness eye exams including routine eye checkups, refractions, and the cost of calculating and writing your prescription. A refraction is the measurement for an eye glasses prescription and it is not covered under medical insurance.
Your plan may provide discounts or allowances towards eyeglass frames, lenses, or contacts. Vision insurance is usually chosen by an employer and prefers certain providers. Routine eye exams can care for astigmatism, nearsightedness, or farsightedness. As part of this exam, your doctor also checks for many conditions and diseases.
We do accept vision insurance, but this will allow you to use this benefit with a different provider to be measured or fitted for glasses or contacts.
Joseph D. Cooper, MD
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