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COVID-19

  • Connected At Home

    In the past few months, the use of telehealth video calls has exploded. This seems virtually perfect (pun intended) for patients with compromised immune systems, those who may have concerns about exposure, or those who care for at-risk individuals. Policy makers, health providers, and insurers have responded to this public health emergency and expanded coverage […]

    Continue Reading May 13, 2020

  • Contacts and Corona – Yes or No!

    We’ve seen a lot of “news” reports lately that have given a lot of misinformation regarding COVID-19 and contact lenses. If you are currently wearing contacts, please know that you are safe to continue doing so. Here are some of the most important things to know about this subject right now! Proper Hand Washing is […]

    Continue Reading March 31, 2020

  • Weather, Weekend, Weirdness

    What a weird weekend! We had rain, snow, wind, and then a beautiful Sunday with nearly perfect weather! I hope everyone got out to enjoy yesterday’s sunshine. It was refreshing and a fantastic way to start another week of unknowns. As far as our clinic office hours this week, we are still going to be […]

    Continue Reading March 30, 2020

  • Coronavirus Lessons

    I woke up at 5:15 this morning and couldn’t fall back asleep. There are a lot of unknowns surrounding this virus and how it is handled. I came to a couple of conclusions. #1 – I’m really glad that I’m not a state or city leader. The decisions they are having to make, the pressure […]

    Continue Reading March 27, 2020

  • Coronavirus Update – Thursday, March 26

    Note to Our Patients: Thank you for entrusting us with your eye care. Your health and safety are our top priorities, today and every day. Prairie Eye Clinic will be closed Wednesday, March 25 through Sunday, March 29, due to recommendations from the AOC and CDC. Please know, we are constantly monitoring the guidelines and […]

    Continue Reading March 26, 2020

  • New Territory – Coronavirus Pandemic

    Since last week, so much has changed in our world. Last week Tuesday we were still seeing patients for routine eye exams. We had upped our cleaning regimen and were taking patients temperatures when they entered the clinic. Less than 24 hours later, we made the decision to close our clinic to routine exams. The […]

    Continue Reading March 25, 2020