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Services provided at our office include:

Eye Examinations
Contact Lenses
Optical Dispensing
Laser Vision Correction
Preventative Vision Care
Emergencies, Eye Infections, Eye Injuries
Eye Diseases - Cataracts, Glaucoma, Diabetes
Types of Payment Accepted/Insurance Plans
Additional Services
Languages Spoken

Eye Examinations

We know your vision is important to you - and it's important to us. When you come for your appointment, we make sure to schedule ample time for your appointment so you will never feel rushed. Our office provides complete eye care for both adults and children. Our comprehensive eye examinations will check your eyes inside and out for any potential eye disorders or diseases. Your visual skills and abilities are carefully evaluated and appropriate treatment is prescribed, whether it's medication, lenses, or vision therapy. We are prepared to handle whatever your eyecare needs are, and will treat them with the latest in diagnostic equipment and are committed to keeping up with eye care technology.



Contact Lenses

Our professionals can help fit you into a pair of lenses that is just right for you. We are experts in fitting contact lenses and can handle the most specialized needs. Whether rigid or soft lenses, we are experienced in handling the most difficult of prescriptions.

If you have allergies, then you know allergies can be particularly annoying to contact lens wearers. In the past many people had to quit wearing their lenses during the allergy season. However, new lens materials and allergy medications have made it possible for these people to eliminate the burning itchy eyes associated with allergies. Prescription medications such as Patanol and Alocril are amazingly effective and safe even in children as young as three. Let us know when you come in for your appointment if you have special allergy needs and we will be happy to help you.


Optical Dispensing

Our optical offers the latest in designer fashion frames as well as frames for the budget-conscious. We also have the latest technology in lens design, materials, and coatings. We are committed to helping you see as well as you look in your new eyeglasses. Our highly qualified optician and staff are able to adjust and fit your glasses to you for extended comfort and vision.


Frames

- Designer Lines

- Safety Frames

- Sports Frames

- Childrens Frames

- Sunglasses

- Spring Hinges

- Lightweight Space-age

  Metals

- Large Selection

Lens Features

- Thin, Lightweight Lenses

- Safety Lenses

- Polycarbonate Lenses

- Progressive Lenses

- Computer Lenses

- Sports Lenses

- Transition Lenses

- Special Tints

- Anti-Reflective Coatings

- Ultra-Violet Protection



Laser Vision Correction

Most people with vision correction issues are wanting to know more about LASIK and whether it is right for them. Here is a brief description of the procedure;

A flap is surgically cut in the cornea and gently folded back. An Excimer Laser is used to reshape the cornea into a flatter shape (this is much like a contact lens corrects vision by forming a new shape on the cornea). The flap is then put back in place, acting like a natural bandage. The healing process is quick and the discomfort level is quite low.

People will often say that they did not feel anything, and could see well the very first day. Most people have improved vision in 24-48 hours. but it must be noted that each person will heal at a different rate. Vision, although greatly improved immediately after surgery, often continues to improve for some weeks, even months.

LASIK is not for everyone. People's eyes are different so even though you may have had a friend who has had LASIK, it may not be the best course of treatment for you. If you are interested in laser vision correction, we will be happy to guide you in picking the right surgeon, procedure and laser appropriate for you.

After the procedure, we take great care to monitor your eyes and adjust your medication for the best possible results.



Preventative Vision Care

Our office provides working arrangements with eye surgeons and more specialized eye care doctors to provide many of the surgical services such as cataract surgery, laser surgery, refractive surgery, strabismic surgery, and repair of retinal detachments and tears. You can be assured that your eyes will be comprehensively managed by the best eye care professionals.


Emergencies, Eye Infections, Eye Injuries

Our office provides emergency services for eye infections and eye injuries. Please call our emergency number: 801-367-0719 or 801-367-0691 after hours or on weekends. Our staff will work with you to schedule an appointment as soon as possible. State of the art microscopes allow us to examine the front surface of the eye and facial areas around the eye for infection or injury. After assessing the extent of the injury or infection a treatment plan will be formulated and explained to you. Treatment may include medications and supportive care. Follow-up visits to monitor your recovery will be scheduled as needed.


Eye Diseases - Cataracts, Glaucoma, Diabetes

If you have special eye diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma, or complications from diabetes, you will require special attention to your eye care. We can effectively manage these conditions and prescribe the appropriate medications or, when necessary, arrange for surgery. We co-manage with surgeons and hospitals to assure your best overall care. If you would like information on any of these eye diseases, be sure to visit our EyeCyclopediaâ„¢ for detailed information and photographs that may help you to better understand your eye condition.


Types of Payment Accepted/Insurance Plans

We accept cash, personal checks, debit cards, American Express, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover.

We participate with the following Insurance Plans:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah, Davis Vision, D.M.B.A., E.C.P.A., Eyemed, Healthwise, HMO Blue, Medicaid, Medicare, P.H.C.S., Spectera, Superior Vision Plan, Tricare (Some Plans), United Health Care, Valuecare, V.S.P., and many others. Call our office to verify if we accept any other insurance plans not listed here.


Additional Services

Children ages 0-3
Children ages 3-5
Safety Eyewear
Sports Eyewear
Hard-To-Fit Contacts


Languages Spoken

Portuguese and Samoan are spoken here also.


 
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