Frequently Asked Questions

Our nationally recognized optometric physicians at the RMU Eye Institute, ensure the optimum care and treatment for you and your family.

During the course of your examination, our optometric doctors will review your personal information as well as verify your test findings. Your faculty doctor will personally evaluate the health of your eyes and look for signs of systemic diseases in the eye, cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration or risk factors for retinal detachment. This will also give you an opportunity to ask questions of an expert.

The examination is designed to detect a wide range of problems affecting vision function that cause blurred vision and eye discomfort. Evaluations for eye health disorders are also performed.

State of the art technology is utilized throughout the examination process.

Yes, these include referrals for vision therapy, low vision rehabilitation, specialty contact lens fitting, ocular disease, special testing, and pre- and post-operative management of cataract surgery, laser surgery for diabetes, and LASIK.

Pupil dilation allows the doctor to see the inner part of your eye, but the side effects of the dilation can leave your vision blurry and sensitive to light for up to 2 or more hours. It is recommended that a friend or family member provide transportation following pupil dilation until your pupils return to their original size.
Yes! We have special objective ways to assess and treat people of all abilities.
Our Pediatric Services is able to see newborns, infants, toddlers and patients up to the age of 17.
Yes, visit the Patient Resources section on the website.
Soap and water or a commercial eyeglass cleaner with a soft cloth can be effective cleansers for your eyeglasses.

We accept both vision and medical insurances. Please visit the Billing & Insurance page for accepted insurances.

A minor eye twitch is an involuntary movement affecting the eye muscles and can be caused by a number of factors including fatigue, stress or caffeine. It can also be a symptom of something more serious. If you have any doubts or would like to speak to a professional, contact us to schedule an appointment.
There will be designated patient parking in the primary parking lot of building 3. Look for the sign indicating those parking stalls.