Our Office is Here for You During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Diagnostic Eye Center is committed to provided quality eye care in a safe environment for our patients.  The health and safety of our patients, doctors, and staff is our top priority.

Office Hours

We are open during our regular office hours for your convenience.

Our optical is also open during this time for your eyewear needs.  If you have a specific question or concern for our optical, please call the office.

Patients with Upcoming Appointments

If you have an upcoming appointment but do not feel comfortable coming to our office, please call us.  If you have a chronic condition, one of our doctors or technicians will speak with you about how you’re doing and can advise you on proper instructions.

If you are experiencing an eye emergency, please call our office. Our staff will discuss with our doctors to determine the proper course of action.

If you need refills on prescription medications or updated glasses and contact lens prescriptions, we will be happy to assist you. We can have contact lens orders shipped directly to your home to avoid a visit to the office.

We ask that you wear a face mask to your visit and to please leave it on throughout the duration of your time in our office.  If you do not have a face mask, one will be provided for you.

How is Our Staff Trained?

Our staff has been trained in infection control practices, standard precautions, and proper hand hygiene.

Our main concern is to safeguard the health and well-being of our patients and staff by preventing the spread of the infection at our office.

We are continuously monitoring, reviewing, and improving our response as the situation evolves. We are keeping all employees updated with any new recommendations for preventing the spread of Coronavirus.

We hold all of our doctors and staff to the highest standard of frequent hand washing with soap and water and using effective hand sanitizers.  Our doctors and staff are also wearing face masks for your protection.

COVID-19 Symptoms

Signs and symptoms may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure and can include:

  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Dry cough
  • Shortness of breath

The severity of symptoms can range from very mild to severe. The elderly and others who have existing medical conditions may be at higher risk of serious illness.

Practice Daily Prevention

  • Keep your hands away from your eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the restroom, before handling contact lenses, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol
  • Avoid sharing dishes, glasses, bedding, and other household items if you’re sick

We will be updating this information as new details become available. If you have questions or concerns, please contact us.