Mayo Clinic Health System - Albert Lea and Austin
Mayo Clinic Health System - Albert Lea Hospital and Clinic
404 W Fountain St, Albert Lea, MN, 56007-2437
Distance: 1048 Miles
Health care professionals providing eye care services such as exams, diagnosis and treatment, and prescriptions for glasses
Mayo Clinic Health offers a range of eye care services for all ages. Their services are offered by ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians.
* Optical Shop dispenses eyewear - at some locations
* Routine eye exams
* Low vision evaluation and treatment
* Contact lens exam and fitting
* Diabetic eye disease treatment
* Glaucoma testing and treatment
- Medicaid (Medical Assistance)
- Private health insurance
- Private pay
Freeborn County and surrounding area
|Clinic Main||(507) 373-2384|
|Toll Free||(888) 999-2386|
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LF-4900.1980Eye Examinations Definition
Programs that conduct a series of tests which measure an individual's visual acuity, identify refractive errors that cause poor vision and check for eye diseases such as glaucoma; and prescribe corrective lenses in situations where there are vision problems. Eye examinations are offered by optometrists and ophthalmologists and are usually available through mobile eye clinics.
LF-4900.2000Eye Screening Definition
Programs that offer screening procedures that identify people who have targeted eye diseases or vision deficiencies that may require further examination.
Programs that are staffed by specialists who provide comprehensive preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for individuals who have diseases or injuries which affect the eyes.
Programs that are staffed by health care professionals who are licensed to provide primary eye care services including comprehensive eye health and vision examinations; diagnosis and treatment of disease and vision disorders; and prescriptions for glasses, contact lenses, low vision rehabilitation, vision therapy and medications. Optometrists check patient vision using eye charts; measure patient nearsightedness, farsightedness, depth perception and other vision problems using optical instruments; prescribe and fit corrective lenses or other corrective treatments to conserve, improve and correct vision; prescribe training exercises to strengthen weak eye muscles; and counsel patients on contact lens use and care, visual hygiene, lighting arrangements, working distances and safety factors. They may also examine eyes for glaucoma and other diseases and refer patients to ophthalmologists or other physicians and surgeons when ocular or other diseases are found. Optometrists may specialize in fitting visual aids for people who are partially blind, fitting contact lenses or correcting special vision problems.
A disease of the eye that is characterized by an increase in intraocular pressure which results in atrophy of the optic nerve and possibly blindness.