Comprehensive Care vs. Convenience – A Proper Diagnosis

With hectic schedules and limited time, the lure of online and telemedical healthcare is capturing the attention of many Americans who are crunched for time but need to seek medical or vision care. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only half of the estimated 61 million adults in the United States who are at high risk for serious vision loss saw an eye doctor in the past year.

While these quick and easy online exams and treatment may seem convenient and reasonably priced this type of care can leave patients misled, confused, or misdiagnosed. A comprehensive exam should include an assessment of patient history and measurement of eye function, as well as tests such as dilation to detect macular degeneration and glaucoma.

Corrective Eye offers online self-tests for our patients prior to making their appointment but strongly recommend an in-office visit with a licensed eye care professional to properly diagnose and prescribe treatment for your vision needs.

Use your deductible by the end of 2017 and visit our Cleveland board-certified ophthalmologists and the staff at Corrective Eye Center in Willoughby Hills, Independence, or Rocky River for an eye health screening and the treatment of your vision problems.

Contact us today at 216-574-8900 or click here to Schedule an Appointment.

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Sources: Healthline