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12/29/2015
By: jesusvictr
Dr. Jeff Handschumacher
Dr Jeff Handschumacher is top in everything he does, perfect in his work, he listened to me and gave me the best possible solution for my eyes. He does care and what you say matters a great deal to him and you won't leave until he makes sure you are completely satisfied and comfortable. I definitely recommend him to you and I don't have enough words to praise him and give him due credit for the excellent professional doctor he is.
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02/13/2016
By: Traci H.
Rocky Mount Eye PA
I am insured. I came to this website to get the phone number of Watson Eye Associates. After reading these reviews, Yes Indeed I plan to find another Surgeon!!! If it were just 2 complaints, I'd over look it.I wonder if Dr Susan Watson is aware of how bad her staff treats the Clients?????? I may give her a Call myself!
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02/05/2017
By: Linda K.
Rocky Mount Eye PA
Well I am on Medicare and paid $83.72 on my first visit which makes office visit over $400 which I think is ridiculous. I am going to have cataract surgery so had to go to ophthalmologist but the cost is horrible. They told me office visit was $200+ but reality is over $400!!WOW
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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.
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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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