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20/20 EyeCare will be moving our Shepherdsville office into the new Conestoga Station Shopping Center, right across from Walmart, this spring. We are very excited about our larger office and wanted to show you the progress being made. We look forward to serving all your vision needs including eye exams, glasses, and contact lenses. Check out the pictures below to see how it's all coming together.
1. Using your vision insurance for your prescription glasses without dealing with the insurance company on your own
Vision insurance is important for many of our patients and that's why we are in-network with nearly all major insurers. When you come to any of our offices, we take the time to look up your insurance and notify you of your benefits. It's authorized immediately and your benefits are explained to you. There's no need to fill out any reimbursement form or try to understand your benefits on your own.
We are credentialed and authorized providers for nearly all vision insurances. Certain types of vision insurance, through the state or federal governments, need a knowledgeable professional to make sure everything is filed correctly. Let us handle the insurance and file it correctly the first time without you ever dealing with the insurance company.
2. Ability to choose from over 1,000 frames that you get to hold in your hands and feel how they fit on your face
The beauty of an actual store is that you get to really see the frame and not just look at it on a screen. How many times have you seen a shirt or pair of shoes in a color you like online, only to be caught off-guard when red magically becomes pink? What exactly does electric crimson look like? At 20/20 EyeCare, you'll know exactly what it looks like because you will hold the frame in your hands, not rely on the pixels in your computer screen.
There's something to be said for holding something in your hands and feeling how the glasses fit on your face. You could try on hundreds of frames if you desire because that's the purpose of a frame showroom. We want you to know what the glasses feel like before you purchase them and give you an opportunity to discover your preferences. Nose pads could be something that you know you need to avoid or you may discover that the extremely lightweight drill mount frames are exactly what you need. These realizations come with wearing the frames and feeling how the fit on your face.
Right now, you are squarely surrounded by all things that embody the holiday season. To that end, we put together a little photo shoot that shows off some of our more festive eyeglass frames. The frames featured are from Elle, Banana Republic, Nicole Miller, and Ellen Tracy.
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Patients were being helped by Minions, Pink Ladies, Witches, and many more costumed 20/20 EyeCare members on Halloween at our offices. We enjoyed seeing everyone on Saturday and hope you had as much fun in your Halloween costumes as we did in ours.
Halloween offers each of us a time to transform ourselves into anything we can imagine from our favorite series character (GoT anyone?) to a zombie pirate (like our friend pictured above). Many people use special-effects (SFX) contact lenses to enhance their costume and it's important to treat these lenses like the contacts you wear every day (or better depending on your lens care habits).
Check out these 7 Halloween contact lens Do's and Don'ts to guarantee the only thing scary this Halloween is your costume:
Have a valid contact lens prescription (within the last year) from a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist.
Your prescription contains important measurements and the vision correction that you need to make sure that the contact lenses properly fit and allow you to see clearly. Only licensed optometrists and ophthalmologists are authorized to provide this information to you in order to purchase contact lenses.
Only purchase contacts from sellers (online or in-store) that require a prescription.
If they don't require a prescription, leave the store or website immediately. Contact lenses are classified by the FDA as medical devices and are only legally allowed to be sold with a prescription. Without those measurements and correction powers on your prescription, there is no way to know if either the contact lenses will fit or allow you to see clearly. More than likely, they may cause injury and discomfort due to this lack of important information.