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Ophthalmology and Optometry

Ophthalmology and Optometry

When you choose Leon Medical Centers for your eye care, you will feel respected and well-cared for. That’s the Leon difference you experience with every visit.

Whether you need new glasses or more specialized eye care, you can get it right here in one place. Let us drive you to and from your eye appointments. It’s free and you won’t need to worry about driving home with dilated eyes.

On-Call Doctors Available 24 Hours a Day

We have doctors on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to handle eye emergencies. You can have peace of mind knowing the same level of attention and care you enjoy during regular visits at Leon Medical Centers are here for you in an emergency.

Ophthalmology Care Screens for Eye Problems

Some health problems can be detected in our eyes or affect our vision. Regular eye screenings help spot problems early on. If you need treatment, it can start as soon as possible to preserve your vision as much as possible.

You always get complete eye exams at Leon Medical Centers. During these visits we check for:

  • Diabetes
  • Cataracts (clouding of the lens in the eye)
  • Glaucoma (high pressure in the eye)
  • Macular degeneration (a condition that can lead to vision loss)
  • Vision problems
  • Other eye diseases

Our state-of-the-art equipment creates vivid pictures of your eyes. This makes it easier to spot any problems. Our equipment includes:

  • A retinal camera to take clear pictures of your retina, so we can check for glaucoma, diabetes and other eye problems.
  • A corneal topographer to monitor and measure changes in your cornea, so we can catch problems sooner.
  • An optical coherence tomography (OCT) machine to check your retina for problems, such as glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
  • A phoropter machine to check your eyes for nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, so you can get the right glasses or contact lenses.

Optometry Care for Vision Exams

Our optical centers have full optometry services. You can have your eye exam and pick out your new glasses or contact lenses in the same place.

You can choose from a large number of:

  • Eyeglasses
  • Reading glasses
  • Sunglasses
  • Designer frames
  • Contact lenses

Easy Diabetes Screening

When you have a routine eye exam, we can do an easy diabetes screening that doesn’t involve needles or blood. After dilating your eyes, we use the retinal camera to screen for diabetes. It’s a fast, accurate and easy test. If you have signs of diabetes, your care can start right away.

No Waiting for a Referral

If we find a health concern with your eyes, your treatment will begin without a referral. Our customer service team will help you schedule an appointment with one of our contracted specialists.

One Place for Care

You can expect a seamless experience when you get care at Leon Medical Centers.

Our eye clinics, urgent care centers, diagnostics department and other departments share the same electronic health record. This helps our team work better together on your plan of care. It’s also accessible if you need care while traveling to another city, state or country.

Related Departments, Programs and Services

You deserve the highest level of care. That’s why we work with a number of Leon Medical Centers’ departments, programs and medical services. These include:

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Bird Road | Leon Medical Centers

11501 SW 40th Street
Miami, FL 33165

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305.642.5366