What is “Medical Eye Care”?

Most routine eye exams are actually complex comprehensive medical visits. A routine eye exam only updates glasses and screens for un-diagnosed diseases. The examination, diagnosis, and treatment of eye conditions is not covered by vision plans, but is covered with your major medical plan under a specialist copay or deductible.

While annual preventative eye exams are critical to your long term health, any new or sudden changes to your vision should be addressed immediately.

If you have or think you have any of the following conditions, conditions, please give us a call at (505) 892-8411 to schedule:

Light Sensitivity
Loss of Vision
Headaches
Stroke
Glaucoma
Macular Degeneration
Retinal Abnormalities

Dry Eye
Itchy Eye
Red Eye
Irritated Eyes
Wattery Eyes
Painful Eyes

Retinal Detachments
Retinal Holes
High Blood Pressure
Diabetes
High Cholesterol
Plaquenil Use
Floaters

Tired Eyes
Eye Infections
Eye Injuries
Crusted eye lids
Eye Lid lesions
Abnormal eye growth
Flashes of light

Do Medical Insurances Cover This?

Yes. Major Medical insurance will cover the treatment and management of any of the above symptoms. Your medical deductible, specialist copay, or specialist coinsurance will be due at the time of service. If you are unsure if you have met your deductible, please call the patient services number on the back of your medical card. For a full list of medical insurances accepted at our office, visit our medical insurance page.

Dry Eye

There are many causes for dry eye, however you should see us if your dry eye is sudden. We can offer a variety of treatments.

Foreign Body Removal

New Mexico’s windy weather often sends dust and debris in the air. If you have dust or debris in your eye, contact us for immediate treatment.

Pink Eye

Pink eye causes range from a typical viral infection to shingles. If you have pink eye, give us a call today and we can help alleviate the pain.

Flashes & Floaters

If you wake up with flashes or floaters that won’t go away, something serious may be occurring. Contact us today to get it checked out.

 

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