Our office remains open for patient care. We look forward to continuing to provide you with all of your ophthalmologic care. To ensure the safety of our patients and staff, we have implemented the following measures:
- Physician's schedules and appointment times will be spaced out to minimize the volume of people in the office
- Patients may opt to wait in their cars for cellphone conifrmation for safe entry into the office
- Masks and gloves will be worn by doctors and staff
- Plexiglass barriers will be present at the front desk
- Waiting room chairs and exam rooms will be disinfected regularly; with a limited number of patients at a time and sitting six feet apart at all times
- A double protective shield has been placed on each examination microscope for added protection during the doctor's examination
We are asking our patients to please adhere to the following protocols as per New York State protocols:
For any traveler to New York State from a noncontiguous state, US territory or CDC level 2 or level 3 country, guidlines for travelers to test out of the mandatory 14 day quarantine are below:
- For Travelers who were out-of-state for more than 24 hours:
- If both tests comes back negative, the traveler may exit quarantine early upon receipt of the second negative diagnostic test.
- On day 4 of their quarantine, the traveler must obtain another COVID test.
- Travelers must obtain a test within three days of departure, prior to arrival in New York. The traveler must, upon arrival in New York, quarantine for three days.
- For Travelers who were out-of-state for less than 24 hours:
- The traveler does not need a test prior to their departure from the other state, and does not need to quarantine upon arrival in New York State.
- However, the traveler must fill out our traveler form upon entry into New York State, and take a COVID diagnostic test 4 days after their arrival in New York.
For all appointments:
- Have your insurance card and payment readily available when presenting to the front desk
- For new patients, please visit the NEW PATIENTS tab and complete your registration and patient forms online before the visit
- Please come to your appointment alone if possible (exceptions will be made for an adult accompanying a minor or a person in need of physical assistance)
- If you have a temperature greater than 100 degrees or any symptoms of illness on the day of your appointment; or, if there is any possibility that you may have had recent contact with the COVID-19 virus, please call the office to reschedule
- In accordance with the Governor's decree, you must arrive wearing a mask over your nose and mouth and wear it at all times while in our office
We appreciate your cooperation. We know that if we work together we can safely address your ophthalmologic needs while still reducing the spread of this virus.
We hope you and your families stay well and we are looking forward to seeing you soon.