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Office Visits

On your first visit with us, bring your glasses and a list of medications you may be taking. Please bring your insurance card and if you are an HMO patient, you will need to have your referral form from your primary doctor. You will be asked to complete a medical history and information form. A complete examination can take approximately one to two hours and may include an examination for glasses called a refraction*. Dilating or pupil enlarging drops may be used to enable the doctor to see the inside of the eye. These drops may cause temporary blurring of vision and sensitivity to bright light. Please bring sunglasses and someone able drive you home.

*Most major medical insurances will not pay for refraction and you will be responsible for this charge.

Medical and Surgical Services

The professional and administrative staff at the Spectrum Eye Institute strive to provide our patients with the best in medical and surgical services. Our refractive surgeons work closely with your optometrist in a coordinated effort to achieve the best possible outcome for you.

Examinations and surgeries

Patient services include routine eye examinations, cataract, glaucoma, eyelid and muscle surgery, retina care, pediatric ophtalmology, premium cataract implants, and LASIK.

Emergencies

Emergencies can arise after hours. All offices have a 24-hour, 7-day-a-week answering service. The doctors can always be reached. We keep a certain amount of time available during offices hours so you may be seen. Our main number is 815-729-3777.

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