Examinations are provided by a combination of the doctor and the paraoptometric assistants.
The examination will vary from patient to patient depending on the health of the individual and their visual needs. Typically, it may include;
Measurement of visual acuity
Pupil dilation (to evaluate the back part of the eyes)
Intraocular pressure (Glaucoma)
Visual field test
Prescription (lenses or medicine)
Education and Discussion of Exam Findings
Treatment of Eye Disease
Dr. Blackburn diagnoses and treats eye diseases including "pink eye"/conjunctivitis, foreign body removal, glaucoma, and eye lid infections. He also provides pre- and post-operative cataract evaluation and care. Major medical insurance usually covers these services.
We prescribe and evaluate all major brands of soft and rigid contact lenses. Additionally, we prescribe custom designed contact lenses for special needs as well as special eye problems. Specialized fitting may include: Monovision, bifocal contact lenses, astigmatism contacts, and Ortho K. Our staff are able to answer many of your questions and are available for ongoing contact lens instruction and training.
Oak Mountain Eye Care , PC offers a collection of over 600 frames including such designer name brands as Guess, Vera Bradley, Coach, NIKE, Vera Wang, KLIIK, FYSH, Candies, Rampage, Nautica, TMX, Silhouette, Jhane Barnes, Thalia, Lucky Brand, Harley Davidson, Greg Norman, GANT and others. Check out our great selection of sun and sports eyewear featuring Costa Del Mar, Vera Bradley, NIKE, and Coach. Sunglass clips are available on many of our popular styles.
Lens options are as varied as the need for them. We provide the thinnest and lightest lenses available, as well as Transitions, Drivewear and polarized options, in single vision, bifocal or progressive lenses. Whether you need everyday or specialty lenses for sports, computer or safety, your glasses will be customized to meet your needs and lifestyle.
Eyewear purchases are backed up by our FREE two-year unconditional warranty against breakage and defects. Expert repairs and adjustments are also available.
Dr. Blackburn routinely performs retinal photography, a comprehensive method of evaluating, monitoring and helping treat various eye conditions. The exam takes just minutes to perform; it is fast, painless and comfortable for patients. Early detection of retinal disorders is critical to preventing serious progression and loss of vision.
Vision insurances accepted in our office: VSP, VCP (Compbenefits), Superior Vison and Southland. If your insurance is not listed here, call our office and we will gladly check your coverage for you.
We accept payment by cash, checks, credit card (all major credit and debit cards accepted as well as Care Credit).
If you have an after-hours eye health emergency, call 205-492-2015.