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Assisted Living & Nursing Homes

Providing the Highest Quality Care
Eye Associates of Richboro is a dedicated and compassionate staff of Optometrists and Opticians providing residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities with quality eyecare.

What makes Eye Associates of Richboro so unique is that we bring the doctor’s office to the patients.

Experienced Staff
Our professional staff takes great pride in ensuring that residents receive the highest quality eye care available. If a resident requires additional consulting or surgery, we will notify their family and provide the appropriate referral.

Insurance Coverage
Eye Associates of Richboro participates with Medicare, Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Medicaid and most private insurances. Medicare generally covers the procedures at 80% of the approved amount after the yearly amount after the yearly deductible is met. The 20% co-insurance will be billed to any applicable supplemental policy or to the account responsible if no other coverage exists. Medicaid will cover a full examination and new or replacement eyeglasses providing certain criteria are met.

Comprehensive Testing
Each resident who has consent to be enrolled in the eyecare program will receive a comprehensive eye health study with glaucoma, cataracts, retinal diseases, diabetes related problems , and any other ocular related conditions and a full refraction for their eyeglass prescription.

Eyeglass Rescue
Eyeglass Rescue’s special Long-Term Care Facility product enables you to identify and return misplaced eyeglasses to the patient that owns them. It is a simple solution that effectively eliminates residents inconvenience, staff time and expense needed for the replacement for lost eyewear.

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We are taking every measure to assure the safety of patients, our doctors and our staff. We are closely monitoring and following guidance from the CDC and local health officials. We provide essential medical care and will remain open to care for our patients. Rest assured we have taken every precaution to prevent the spread of infectious disease in our offices.

In every office we continue to strictly adhere to hygiene and infection control protocols as we always have. We have reinforced staff training in basic and advanced hygiene and confirmed our cleaning and disinfection techniques are consistent with CDC recommendations.

We have increased our surveillance of patients who have scheduled appointments. All patient who receive patient appointment reminders are advised of the following:

If you returned from outside the U.S or visited an area defined by the CDC as an area of high risk IN THE LAST 14 DAYS, OR

If you had direct contact with an individual with confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) IN THE LAST 14 DAYS, OR,

If you had direct contact with a person who is currently being quarantined for coronavirus (COVID-19) exposure IN THE LAST 14 DAYS, OR,

If you felt feverish and had a cough in the last 24 hours, please call our office to reschedule your appointment.

We are also confirming all appointments with a live phone call to further enhance our ability to identify patients at risk.

In addition, at the entrance of each office location we have posted a sign in English and Spanish repeating the message above.

Our computer based check in system once again queries each patient with the above questions.

All patients entering the office will have their body temperature measured with non-contact thermometers.

To the extent possible we will attempt to limit close contact between patients in the reception area by suggesting seating arrangements that avoid close contact.

Any patient who enters the office and is identified as at risk will be immediately masked and isolated while we contact the NJ Department of Health for further guidance. Our staff has been educated on this procedure and each office is supplied with appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) for our staff.

Our goal is to be diligent in protecting patients, doctors and staff from unnecessary exposure while continuing to provide them medical care they need.

This is a rapidly evolving situation and we will change our processes as necessary. We encourage you to adopt similar procedures in your own office and to stay well informed of recommendations from the CDC with respect to the COVID-19 Virus.