Please bring the list of your medications, any prior medical records pertaining to your eye condition, your regular and sunglasses, any eye drops you take and an updated list of your medications.
The front desk will collect your demographic and medical information on a tablet. Then a technician reviews your past medical history and asks about the reason for your visit and checks your visual acuity. In order to examine the retina and check the eye pressure, eye drops will be administered. The dilating drops will make your reading vision blurred for 4-6 hours. You may want to arrange for a ride as the dilation may also cause increased glare for distance vision.
The doctor will then examine your eyes and may order tests like OCT , fundus photo, Fluorescein angiogram or visual fields. She will then review all findings and answer any question you may have.
Please allow 2-3 hours for your appointment.
Insurance and Billing
Our practice accepts almost all MEDICAL insurances. WE DO NOT TAKE VISION INSURANCE WHICH IS FOR ROUTINE EYE EXAM as your visit is a medical examination to address a medical condition.
Our billing office files the claims to your insurance. Please provide the front desk your most recent insurance card, picture ID, updated address or name change since last visit.
Please call your insurance and inquire about your copayment for specialist, your co-insurance and deductible so you understand your benefits. Please bring your referral from your primary care if your insurance requires one to see a specialist.
Co-payments are due at the time of services. Payment plans can be arranged if needed. Please do not hesitate….
All Blue Cross plans
Anthem Blue Shield
MD Physicians Care
All Johns Hopkins Plans
If you are unsure about our office being in your insurance network, it is best to call the number in the back of your card and ask. Our staff will be happy to guide you.
Our billing office will submit claims on your behalf to your insurance company and can answer your questions. If you have no insurance , the billing office and front desk will work with you to make a payment plan so you can still get your treatment in a timely manner.
Office Office Hours and Cancellation Policy
Our office is open Monday to Friday 9 to 5.
We see patients by appointment but have a few walk in spots for emergencies
Please reschedule or cancel your appointment 24 h in advance to avoid a $ 25 cancellation fee, This will allow us to offer the appointment to another patient.
You can access our simple and concise Demographic/ medical history and HIPAA form through the Patient ally link. link to Patient Ally
If you are a new patient please call the office to give you access to the patient ally portal.