At AIO, it is our goal to help educate you on the journey through the cataract process from evaluation to surgery. The plan for your cataract evaluation is much more than just a doctor appointment. Here at Associates in Ophthalmology, we strive to meet your eye care needs at one appointment. Evaluation of a cataract and preparation for possible surgery requires an extensive workup. We do this work-up all at one place - - in one day. Information will be discussed at your evaluation about what cataract surgery is, how it is done and the several lens options that are now available to you. We encourage you to write down any questions you may have to discuss with our doctors. This helps avoid having to make multiple appointments to our office. We want you to think about your lifestyle needs before coming in to your scheduled appointment. Please plan on being at your cataract evaluation for approximately 4 hours.
During your evaluation, you will most likely follow this schedule:
There is a café located on the first floor for light snacks, sandwiches and coffee/tea. We encourage you or a family member coming with you to visit the café during your time with us at AIO.
LASIK Surgery Pre-Operative Exam
This is a very important step in your visual future. Our primary objective is to confirm that you are an excellent candidate for vision correction surgery and to determine which procedure is best suited for your particular needs. This evaluation will take approximately two hours. During this time: