August 18, 2005
Health Tip: Finding an Eye Doctor
Insurance company may have a list
(HealthDayNews) -- Regular eye exams are key to maintaining healthy eyes.
The National Eye Institute offers these tips for finding the right eye-care professional:
- Ask family and friends about ophthalmologists or optometrists they use.
- Ask your family doctor for a recommendation.
- Contact a state or county association of ophthalmologists or optometrists.
- Ask your insurance company whether it has a list of eye-care professionals covered under your plan.