Northeast Wisconsin Retina Associates

  • Dr. Rosculet with model of retina
  • staff member among patient files
  • ophthalmic technician working with patient

YOUR VISIT

YOUR EXAMINATION

Upon your arrival, our staff will greet you and obtain or update your registration and insurance information. It is very important that you have your current insurance card(s) with you to avoid delays.

Next, an ophthalmic technician will obtain a comprehensive medical history from you as well as reviewing the details of your eye problem. She will then perform the preliminary portions of the examination including measurement of your vision and eye pressure. To complete this portion of the evaluation, you will receive eye drops to dilate the pupils. Proper pupillary dilation often requires up to 30 minutes.

Your physician will then perform a thorough ophthalmologic and vitreoretinal examination. This requires the use of bright light, which although occasionally uncomfortable, is not harmful. If necessary, additional diagnostic testing will then be done (see “Diagnostic Testing” below). For your convenience, we usually perform such testing the same day. Once this process is complete, your physician will review the findings in detail. Therapeutic options will be discussed for your specific problem and a treatment plan explained (see “Your Treatment” below). We encourage you to have a family member along for the examination and explanation to be certain that all your questions are answered and that the doctor’s recommendations are fully understood.

A complete consultation report will be provided to your referring eye doctor and also in many cases, to your primary care physician.