Optical Dispensary in Waco, TX with Reviews - YP.com
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12/16/2016
By: Sara S.
Dr. Paul Edward Puntney, OD
Dr Puntney is a wonderful eye doctor, he took his time with my eye exam and my prescription is perfect. The staff was very friendly, I'm very satisfied with my experience is his office. I highly recommend Dr Puntney.
11/29/2016
By: Joe R.
Dr. Paul Edward Puntney, OD
I was able to get in to see Dr. Putney within the week that I called. His staff were friendly and professional, as was he. I felt that each of them treated me with courtesy and respect, which should be the minimum, but that is not always the case. Dr. Putney's charges were at the lower end of the offices I researched. His exam was thorough, and he explained each step of the exam and gave feedback after each step was complete. I would be happy to recommend him to friends and family.
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12/29/2015
By: Ruben O.
Melinda Johnson, OD
Just went to see Dr. Johnson this morning and everyone was so nice and helpful. When I saw her I told her what I wanted, she told me what she recommended and I love the outcome. Best eye visit I ever had. Thank you Dr. Johnson and your staff.
05/30/2015
By: Jennifer V.
Melinda Johnson, OD
Dr. Johnson took good care of my vision concerns. Answered all of my questions, took her time with my exam.
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12/06/2012
By: daddycrc
Central Texas Eye Clinic
Ive had several prostrate problems since my early 40's Dr Story has done a wonderful job keeping things working.
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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