FAQ 2017-04-20T09:23:42+00:00


Our team answers your questions.

How often should I have my eyes examined? 2017-04-12T13:20:59+00:00

The American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends yearly eye exams.

When should my child have first have his eyes examined? 2017-04-12T13:20:19+00:00

According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), infants should have their first comprehensive eye exam at 6 months of age. They should receive additional eye exams at 3 years of age, and just before they enter kindergarten or the first grade at about age 5 or 6. Dr. Ward sees children starting at age 5.

What are common Signs that my Child May Have a Vision Problem? 2017-04-12T13:19:43+00:00
  • Covers or Closes one eye when reading
  • Rubs eyes excessively
  • Complains of eye strain
  • Complains of Headaches
  • Complains of Double Vision
  • Complains of words moving on page when reading or loses place when reading
  • Complains of blurred vision
  • Tires at the end of the day
  • Holds things very close
  • Sitting close to the TV
What is you policy on privacy and patient confidentiality? 2017-04-12T13:19:12+00:00

Dr. Cynthia Ward and her staff care deeply about you the client at Lake Nona Eye Care. We care about our patients’ privacy and strive to protect the confidentiality of your medical information at this practice. New federal legislation requires that we issue this official notice of our privacy practices. You have the right to the confidentiality of your medical information, and this practice is required by law to maintain the privacy of that protected health information.

What typically happens during my eye exam? 2017-04-12T13:18:47+00:00

Depending on the type of exam, you can expect a thorough evaluation of your external and internal eye health, including but not limited to checks for glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration. Dr. Cynthia Ward will explain all of the necessary tests needed during exam and their importance.

Do I need to complete any documents or forms prior to my first visit? 2017-04-12T13:18:18+00:00

It is recommended that all patients complete the Patient History Form located on our website. Although we cannot promise a faster processing time, it does normally help save some time on your visit; allowing you time to look around at our eye fashion in the office.

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