- We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.
Our office is a Primary Care Facility. We provide comprehensive eye care for our patients. We examine and treat infants and small children, adolescents and teenagers, young adults and seniors. Dr. Kirschen is TPA certified and offer non-surgical treatments for many eye diseases.
Our Services Include:
- Comprehensive eye examinations for patients of all ages
- Examination and fitting of patients new to contact lenses
- Refitting of contact lenses
- Specialty contact lenses
- 1-Day contact lenses
- 2-week disposable contact lenses
- Toric contact lenses for the correction of astigmatism
- Colored contact lenses - lenses that will change or enhance your natural eye color
- Bifocal and Multifocal soft contact lenses
- Oxygen permeable rigid contact lenses
- Vision Training (orthoptics)
- Vision problems related to computer use
- Sports Vision Examination and Treatment
We place our emphasis not only on the examination of the eyes and treatment of disease, but on educating the family in maintaining a healthy visual system.
We have state of the art equipment in order to allow for the most accurate and advanced testing possible.
Testing often includes:
- A detailed analysis of both the patient's and family's medical and ocular history
- Visual acuity examination geared to the appropriate age group
- An examination of the external structures of the eye including the eye lids and surrounding structures
- A detailed examination of the structure and function of the pupils
- Color vision evaluation
- Binocular vision evaluation (including stereo-acuity)
- Evaluation of the ability of the eyes to move and track together
- Identification of an abnormal head position (head turn or tilt)
- Examination of ocular alignment both at distance and near viewing (in multiple positions)
- Determination of intraocular pressure (glaucoma screening)
- Careful examination of the anterior ocular structures including the conjunctiva, cornea, iris, pupil, lens an anterior vitreous
- Dilated examination of the back of the eye including the retina and optic nerve
- Digital fundus photographs to document the health of the back of the eye (this can often be done without dilating eye drops)
- Determination of the patients refractive error and any need for glasses (done both manually and with the aid of a computerized auto refractor)