Optometry and COVID19: What You Should Know

Now that things are reopening, our offices have reopened and we’re safely delivering our full range of optometric services. We’re making sure that you’re safe, with extra sanitary measures, temperature checks, and masks to ensure that you have as little risk of exposure as possible.   

At Classic Vision Care, we’re here to cover all of your eye care needs. That’s why we’ve compiled this helpful guide to caring for your eye health during this difficult time. Here, we explain all of the measures that we’ve put in place and what to expect for your eye appointment.  

Ensuring your health and safety

We’re taking extra protective measures to ensure your health and safety. All of our staff are screened for signs of illness. We have our temperature checked every day that we come into work. We also wear N95 surgical masks, face shields, and gloves to reduce your risk of exposure.  

We’re also screening any patient who comes in with a temperature check and questions about whether or not you’ve been sick recently and if you’ve been exposed to anyone who has been sick. We also ask that our patients use masks. 

And, we’ve restructured our office and our scheduling to ensure as much social distancing as possible. We ask that you come to your appointment alone, unless you are a small child or you require additional assistance. 

We’ve also restructured our examination methods to ensure as little risk of exposure as possible. That means avoiding touching our patient's eyes as much as possible, and skipping any treatments that aren’t necessary.  

We store all reusable bottles, like dilating drops and topical aesthetics in a cabinet to reduce exposing them to germs and particles in the air as much as possible. We’ve also protected and wrapped our equipment in protective plastic, which we change to reduce contamination. 

We’re also upping our cleaning and sanitation measures, to ensure that you’re stepping into as safe an environment as possible. We have an established plan for sanitizing and cleaning the office and our equipment. We thoroughly sanitize all of our equipment in accordance with CDC and The American Optometric Association’s guidelines. 

Maintaining your eye health during COVID-19

Now that things are open and because we’re putting extra security measures in place, it’s now safe to finally have your optometric health evaluated and treated. Whether you need to renew your glasses, or contact prescription, you need care for your glaucoma, or you need emergency or interventive eye care treatment, our optometrists are here to help.

We’ve taken extra safety measures to ensure that you’re safe as possible when you need necessary optometric services. To schedule an appointment, call us or making an appointment right on our website today.

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