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By: maryannc45
Politzer Michael R Od
I had a brain stem hemorrhage in 1990 that left me with double-vision. My regular optometrist told me that there was nothing that he could do. I heard of Dr. Politzer through a occupational therapist friend of mine in 1997.She had been to one of his seminars where he talked of helping people like me, with double-vision. I went to him and he fitted me with prism glasses that eliminate my double-vision! Everything looks so much better! My prism glasses, along with some vision therapy exercises that I do, are also improving my eyesight daily. Now I can look at things as they truly are, thanks to Dr. Politzer. If you are unsure of your next step go and see him he sincerely cares and is a trusted friend!
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By: Francis K.
Politzer Michael R Od
I have been a patient of Dr. Politzer for eight years. He is a superb, first rate professional who displays complete knowledge an mastery of his field. He also has wonderful personal skills, and is always a pleasure to visit for my semi-annual checkups.
By: Regina W.
Visionworks Doctors Of Optometry
Took my daughter here to get contact lenses, They took their time to make sure she could put them in and take them out..we were there for 3 hours! And they never try to oversell you on any brand, etc!
By: Regina W.
Conn, William E OD
Nice staff and doctor, but tried to bill me over a year after my appt. I was not happy! They wanted me to come back, but I found another Doc.
By: Mark P.
Vision Source
We used Vision Source of Hendersonville and liked the doctor, service and products. It is now our optometrist. Nice office too.
By: Regina W.
Doctor's ValuVision
LOVE this location and staff! They offer great deals and sales at different times of the year, and you can't beat it!
Tips & Advices
A regular eye exam focuses on the general health of your eyes, while a contact lens exam is focused specifically on how your eyes react to contact lenses. A contact lens exam tests how well you see while wearing contacts. Your eyes are also evaluated to make sure your tear ducts produce enough tears to allow you to comfortably wear contact lenses.
The cost of contact lenses depends on the type of lens being purchased and the vision problem that is being corrected. For nearsightedness, you'll be able to purchase a box of six lenses for roughly $25. Each lens needs to be replaced after a couple of weeks, which will require you to purchase 10 boxes of lenses each year, for a total of $250 per year. Contact lenses that treat other conditions like astigmatism and presbyopia are more expensive, and can cost $500-$700 a year.
Some people may experience certain side effects when wearing contact lenses. Dry eyes may result, and some people may experience eye or eyelid inflammation. Some contact lens wearers may also develop allergic reactions to the liquid contact lens solution that is used to clean and disinfect the lens.
The cost of an eye exam can range $50-$250 or more. The cost will depend on the tests that are included, and whether the exam involves a contact lens fitting. The cost of the test will also hinge on whether the exam is performed by an optometrist or ophthalmologist.
An eye exam typically takes 20-30 minutes. If additional tests are required, the process could take longer. Eye exams test your sight, but they are also used to make sure your eyes are in good health. During the test, your eye care professional will ask if you've been experiencing any problems with your vision. Your eyes will be examined using a device known as an ophthalmoscope, and the movement of coordination of your eyes will be checked.

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