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What To Expect During Your Visit

Regular eye examinations are an important part of maintaining your best possible vision and eye health.

Since 1991, our practice has remained a leader in the eye care field by offering our patients the latest technology to correct their vision problems and to maintain their eye health. Our Eye Doctors have been providing exceptional eye care services in the local Alpharetta, South Forsyth, Suwanee, Johns Creek and Fulton County communities.

Whether you are are experiencing vision problems, medical issues with your eyes or you need an eye exam to reassure yourself that your eyes are in excellent health, our dedicated team would be privileged to take care of your eye care needs.

Our Comprehensive Services Include:

  • Complete eye health and vision exams for adults and children.
  • Diagnosis & treatment of various eye diseases such as Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration and Retinal Disease.
  • Optomap Ultra-Widefield Retinal Imaging
  • Computerized Visual Field testing
  • Paragon CRT – a non surgical approach to vision correction
  • LASIK – Should you and your doctor decide that surgical corrections are your best option our friendly staff can help you make a comfortable and educated decision
  • Specialty contact lens evaulations
  • Full optical dispensary with a large variety of designer eyeglasses

Our Eye Examinations are more extensive than you may have experienced in the past. This is because our doctors provide a comprehensive health check of the whole visual system. The key to a lifetime of clear vision is the early detection of problems so that they can be addressed before progressing to a sight threatening stage.

  • Extensive medical and eye history
  • Color vision
  • Depth perception
  • Eye muscle coordination and movement
  • Blood pressure
  • Computerized Visual fields (peripheral vision)
  • Refraction - determining the need for correction with glasses or contacts
  • Slit lamp evaluation of the anatomy of the front of the eye evaluating for:
  • Internal eye pressure (tonometry)
  • Dilated internal eye health examination
  • Retinal photographs

Some of these eye tests will help your doctor determine if you have or are at risk of developing certain eye or general health related diseases such as:

  • Diabetes
  • Glaucoma
  • Cataracts
  • Hypertension
  • Retinal Thinning, Holes, Breaks or Tears
  • Dry Eye Syndrome
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Macular Degeneration

In the event that our Doctors discover a health condition during your exam, you can rest assured that our we will fully explain and go over all of your treatment options. We also work closely with many specialists in the Atlanta area in the event that your case requires more specialized medical attention.

Should you need glasses or contact lenses, we have a full optical dispensary on site and professionally trained staff that can assist you in choosing the appropriate type of eyewear for to meet your vision needs, style and budget. From glasses to contact lenses we offer the latest styles and trends in eyewear along with specialized contact lens options. Overall, you can feel confident knowing that our offices will take care of all of your eye care needs.

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8:30 am-5:30 pm


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  • "Dr. Payne was very good, and I understood more about my eyes after this. They were on time. We were well taken care of. Thank you."
    Cristina B.
  • "Dr. Spence is awesome. He's never in a hurry, always thoroughly takes time to answer questions, and seeks out the best solutions to my issues. Really kind, caring, and professional. Great staff all around!"
    Lacy G.
  • "My family has been with Caris Eye Centers for a decade. The doctors and staff are very knowledgeable, professional and even able to think outside the box when normal solutions prove ineffective. There seems to be low turn over, so I imagine the staff enjoy working there as well."
    Arlene M. (Patient since 1995)
  • "Beautiful facility, competitive pricing, friendly and knowledgeable care."
    Katherine M. (Patient since 2010)
  • "Dr. Emely was tremendously informative and clearly explained everything."
    Thomas C. (Patient since 2004)