SERVICES WE OFFER
Please browse our extensive menu of services below.
COMPREHENSIVE EYE EXAMS
What does a comprehensive eye exam include at Insight Eye Clinic?
Your doctor will assess:
The clarity and efficiency of your vision
The alignment of your eyes and how well they work together
Your ocular motility
The function of your pupils
The health of the front of your eyes: cornea, iris, lids, lashes, sclera, conjunctiva, and tear film
Your eye pressure
Your field of vision
The health of the back of your eyes: retina, optic nerve, macula, and blood vessels
Any additional testing as deemed necessary
CONTACT LENS EXAMS
What special parameters does the doctor assess as part of a contact lens exam?
The curvature of the front of your eyes
The size of your cornea
The health of the front of your eyes
Tear film and dry eye assessment
Your lifestyle and how you plan to use your lenses
Any special visual needs you may have
On-the-eye assessment of diagnostic lenses
We offer our expertise on single vision, multifocal, and astigmatism lenses. We also assess your candidacy for specialty contact lenses including rigid lenses, hybrid lenses, and scleral lenses. We listen to your needs and work with you to ensure that you get matched with the lens that best fits your lifestyle and eye anatomy.
Insight offers a selection of eye-related cosmetic services. They are available as a package or a la carte.
Gentle, hypoallergenic permanent eyeliner
Color-enhancing contact lenses
Age-deifying eye cream
To determine if you are a candidate for Insight’s beauty package, call and schedule a free consultation today! BeautifEYE yo'self!
DRY EYE DISEASE
Do you ever experience any of the following?
Dry, gritty, or scratchy eyes
Watery eyes...yes, tearing can be a sign of dry eye disease!
Blur that comes and goes
Difficulty using a computer or other screened device
Discomfort in windy or drafty places
Worse symptoms in air conditioning or in dry places
If your eyes are dry and uncomfortable, don’t put a dry eye evaluation off one moment longer! Your Insight doctor can assess the cause of your condition and will tailor an individualized treatment plan. If left untreated, dry eye syndrome (aka Ocular Surface Disease) can worsen over time and cause issues with your vision and the integrity of your ocular surface. Most medical insurances and flex spending accounts can be used for dry eye evaluations and treatment. Get the relief you deserve! Call and make an appointment today!
DIABETIC EYE EXAMS
It is very important for patients with diabetes to get an eye exam yearly to assess for any changes in visual function and ocular health that may occur. Insight stays active in communicating with your primary care provider so that we may serve as a team in providing you comprehensive care. We believe in holistic care and are more than happy to discuss important lifestyle and general health recommendations during your exam that promote good overall health and wellness
URGENT EYE CARE
Foreign material in the eye
Seeing flashes of light or floaters
Sudden loss of vision
Blunt trauma to the eye
Lost or broken contact lens
Anything that can't wait??
It is often unnecessary to go to an emergency room for eye emergencies. Studies have shown that an overwhelming number of emergency room visits could have been treated by an optometrist. In fact, optometrists are more thoroughly trained to handle issues such as eye injuries, severe eye allergies, and eye infections...it’s their specialty!
Insight is here to help. Give us a call and we'll do our very best to get you in ASAP.
DIGITAL EYE STRAIN
Do you ever experience discomfort from using your computer?:
Sore neck, shoulders, and/or back?
Burning or tired eyes?
Trouble sleeping well at night?
Theses symptoms may be caused by computer vision syndrome. Many people need glasses specifically made for computer use. If you spend more than a couple hours a day on a screen (computer, tablet, phone, etc), you will benefit from a custom computer prescription & specialized lenses. Your Insight doctor will craft a comprehensive solution tailored to your eyes’ specific needs.
Thinking about LASIK?
Insight provides pre- and post-operative care in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We walk you through each step of the process and take care of your eyes both before and after the procedure so that you only have to travel to the surgery center once.
If you don't like wearing glasses or contacts, but are not sure you want to undergo surgery, there is an alternative called Ortho-K which is a surgery-free way to improve your vision.
Ask us about LASIK or Ortho-K today!
ADVANCED HEALTH SCAN (OCT)
Insight uses the most up-to-date technology in caring for your eyes. Similar to getting X-rays at the dentist, getting an OCT scan is the only way to see the health of the inner layers of the retina in order to fully assess its health. Insight strives to provide healthcare at the highest standards and believes this to be the gold standard in diagnosing and treating many eye diseases. In many cases, subtle eye conditions and diseases are easily missed looking with the naked eye alone. The OCT scan picks up on microscopic signs of disease and in many cases the OCT is the only way to detect early stages of disease. Earlier detection leads to earlier treatment and therefore better visual outcomes.
ALLERGIES & IRRITATIONS
Many do not know that allergy pills such as Allegra and Zirgan can cause your eyes to feel dry which actually increases eye allergy symptoms. Your eyes need separate treatment for itch and discomfort. Whether you suffer only seasonally or year round, your Insight doctor will assess your allergy condition and develop a treatment plan to decrease your symptoms and increase your comfort throughout the day. Don't delay! Call and make an appointment today!
CATARACT EVALUATION & SURGERY CO-MANAGEMENT
Increased glare at night is often the first symptom of cataracts. You may notice headlights seem brighter and more disruptive during night driving. Or you might see more halos around streetlights. Cataracts cause blurry vision, even with an up-to-date glasses prescription. Your Insight doctor will evaluate whether you have cataracts, the stage they are in, and if surgery is indicated. Insight provides pre- and post-operative care in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We walk you through each step of the co-management process to make your surgical experience as smooth and stress-free as possible.
If you have a DMV form, job qualification form, athletic or any other professional qualification form that needs to be filled out as it pertains to your vision, Insight is happy to assist you with this during your comprehensive eye exam.
There are a multitude of causes for a red eye. Getting seen by an eye care specialist is critical for receiving an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Your Insight eye doctor is ready to get down to the underlying cause of your red eye and accurately and effectively treat it. If you have a red eye, don't delay treatment! Give us a call right away!
FOREIGN BODY REMOVAL
Got something in your eye? Don't wait! Some objects such as metal, when left in the eye for even one day may start to rust! It's important to see an eye care specialist who has the appropriate tools and experience to treat you. Make an appointment at Insight to get the care you need right away.
MEDICATION RELATED EYE CARE
Insight offers eye exams for those on medications that may have ocular side effects. There are many drugs that can affect the eyes and vision including but not limited to: Plaquinil (hydroxychloroquine), Cardarone (amiodarone), Tamoxifen (breast cancer drug), arthritis meds, MS meds, high blood pressure meds, anti-psychotics, interferon (treats cancers, hepatitis, and other conditions), Indomethacin, Fosamax, Gilenya, Topamax, steroids, Flomax, Acutane (acne med), and others. Special testing at regular intervals is strongly recommended for people on certain drugs, most notably Plaquinil and Gilenya.
We welcome children at Insight! We offer a kid-friendly atmosphere and encourage parents to bring their child in for their first eye exam between 6 months and 1 year of age.
There are many reasons for the American Optometric Association's recommendation of 6-12 months as the ideal age for a first eye exam. Here are a few:
to rule out life-threatening conditions such as retinoblastoma
to prevent permanent loss of visual function. If your child needs glasses and fails to get them at a young enough age, a blurry world is the only image their eye ever experiences. As a consequence, their brain never learns what a clear image looks like for that eye. So even if they get glasses later on in life, they can never see 20/20 because their brain never learned how. This condition is called amblyopia and can hinder your child’s sports performance, school achievements, and limit future career choices.
to assess ocular alignment and eye teaming. Untreated issues in this area often cause difficulties with school work and other activities and is another cause of amblyopia.
Bringing your child in early is the best way to prevent such problems. After their initial exam, it is recommended they are examined at age 3 to assess for any new developments, and again at age 5 to ensure they have the best visual function possible for school.
OCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT
Insight has the most up-to-date diagnostic equipment, knowledge, and expertise to accurately diagnose and manage ocular diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration. Many eye diseases don't cause noticeable symptoms until it's too late. Unfortunately, not finding such conditions early enough can lead to permanent vision loss. Keeping up with your annual eye exams is the best way to prevent this.
5 ways to help protect and maintain a healthy macula:
Eat a diet rich in vitamins and minerals, particularly Lutein and Zeaxanthin. These are found in green leafy vegetables such as Kale and in yellow or orange fruits such as Mango.
Have regular check-ups including the OCT scan to monitor for any abnormalities or changes.
Avoid exposure to tobacco smoke.
Protect your eyes against damage from UV light. When buying sunglasses make sure they have adequate UV protection.
Maintain a healthy BMI.
Progressive myopia is a rapidly growing epidemic across the globe. In this day in age where we are constantly looking at screens and doing near work, and spending less time outdoors, nearsightedness continues to progress at sometimes alarming rates. This is especially concerning in children. Any amount of nearsightedness in young children is abnormal, and they are at the highest risk for rapid progression.
Not only does this lead to a dependency on higher and higher prescriptions, but also increases the risk of serious ocular conditions. Fortunately, there are now methods to slow down myopia progression.
Your Insight doctor stays up-to-date in the latest research concerning how to effectively manage this condition. If your child’s nearsighted prescription continues to increase, ask about our specialty treatment programs today!
Want to see more clearly but not a fan of wearing glasses or contact lenses? Ortho-K is a surgery-free treatment protocol for decreasing your dependency on glasses and contacts. Your doctor will be able to tell you if you are a candidate and explain the details of how it works. Ask about it at your next annual exam, or contact us anytime if you are interested in learning more.