Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in my annual eye health and vision exam?
During your annual eye health and vision examination we will evaluate the health and function of the following: (Common diseases are in parenthesis)
- Eye muscles (Strabismus, otherwise known as “lazy eye”)
- Intraocular pressure (Glaucoma)
- Crystalline lens (Cataracts)
- Retina (Macular degeneration, Diabetes, and other retinal problems)
- Optic Nerve head (Glaucoma)
How often should I get my eyes checked?
When should my child's eyes be examined?
Children should have their eyes checked at ages 3 and again prior to entering school at around age 5.
Does Bell Family Eye Care treat medical conditions such as pink eye or foreign body removal?
How do I make/cancel an appointment at Bell Family Eye Care?
How long will my appointment take?
Do I need to bring anything with me to my eye appointment?
We would ask you to bring all your insurance cards. Your current vision insurance card, your current medical insurance card (in case something medical is found in the exam) and a list of current medications including dosages. We also ask that you bring any glasses or contacts that you have or currently use.
How much are your contact lenses?
Can I have my CL prescription from my visit with the doctor?
How long does it take to place and receive a contact lens order?
Why do I have to pay more for a contact lens evaluation?
What is involved in getting contacts lenses?
I have astigmatism; can I still wear contacts?
What are disposable contact lenses?
I have dry eyes; what about contact lenses for me?
I haven't worn contacts before; will Bell Family Eye Care show me how to insert and remove my contacts?
A Bell Family Eye Care technician will instruct you on the insertion and removal of your contacts before you take them home. Written instructions will also be provided to ensure the proper technique is continued.
What kinds of frames does Bell Family Eyecare carry?
How do I know if I need bifocals or multi-focal lenses?
Is an appointment needed to pick out eye wear?
How do progressive lenses differ from bifocals?
How often should I get a new pair of glasses?
What is the best way to clean & care for my eyeglasses?
We recommend cleaning with a cloth and lens cleaner. Never use paper products.
Do you guarantee my purchase?
Our frame and lens come with a year manufacturer warranty against excessive scratching & frame breakage.
What kind of frames does Bell Family Eyecare offer?
Oakley, Nike, Guess, Converse, Kate Spade, Vera Bradley, Ray-Ban, Scott Harris, Pink, Kenneth Cole, Betsey Johnson, Diva, Cazal, Jaguar, Airlock, Lulu Guinness, Tura, Harley Davidson, Life is Good, Gant, Fossil, Flexon.
We also have a wide selection of sunglasses: Maui Jim, Oakley, Ray-Ban, Vera Bradley.