Waukesha
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Affordable comprehensive eye exams in Waukesha, with Spanish-speaking staff available.

262-524-1130
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Store hours
Monday 9am - 7pm
Tuesday 9am - 6pm
Wednesday 9am - 7pm
Thursday 9am - 6pm
Friday 9am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 3pm
Sunday Closed

 

 

$49 EYE EXAMS

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In-store telehealth exams Now available at Waukesha Wisconsin Vision!

Eye exams in Waukesha, WI

Our Waukesha location provides comprehensive eye care for children, adults & patients with special needs. New patients are always welcome.

Eye Exams: $49

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Waukesha telehealth in-Store virtual eye exams offer:

  • Flexibility Flexibility in scheduling
  • Accessability Accessability to your providers
  • Cost Effective Cost Effective and convenient
  • Consistent Consistent high quality care

Waukesha Telehealth: In-Store Virtual Eye Exams

  1. 1 Schedule
  2. 2 Visit
  3. 3 Take Exam

Telehealth is a new, accessible way to schedule a comprehensive in-store eye exam with an on-screen optometrist at Wisconsin Vision. We have the eye exam equipment needed to get you the most accurate prescription while your optometrist is away from the office. A Telehealth exam only takes 30 minutes or less from obtaining information about your medical/ocular history to getting you the prescription you need. Contact our Waukesha office for insurance information and questions about the exam process.

WHAT Happens during an eye exam?

Your overall health, previous visits, and current symptoms will determine the specific tests included in your next eye exam. In general, a comprehensive adult eye exam may include:

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PATIENT HISTORY

This includes any vision symptoms, eye injuries, medications, or family history of diseases like diabetes or hypertension. Your doctor may also ask about your workplace and routines to screen for environmental conditions affecting your eyes.

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VISION TESTS

Eye charts are used to measure visual acuity at near and far distances. Other tests measure depth perception, color vision, peripheral vision, eye muscle function, and how pupils respond to light.

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REFRACTION

While you look through a series of different lenses, your eye doctor measures how the lenses focus light. You participate by saying which one of two options gives you clearer vision. This lets your eye doctor refine the lens power you need to properly correct vision problems including nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.

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KERATOMETRY

A circle of light is focused on the cornea (the clear outer part of your eye) and its reflection is measured. This lets your optometrist measure the outer contour to measure astigmatism and get the right fit for contact lenses.

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TONOMETRY

Tonometry is a test to measure your eye pressure. Eyes are continually producing clear fluid that flows into your eyes and drains out. If there’s a problem with drainage, pressure can build up and damage the optic nerve (causing glaucoma). In this test, an instrument releases a small puff of air as a sensor measures the corresponding indentation on the eye’s surface.

eye movement tests during an eye examination in Wisconsin

EYE MOVEMENT TESTS

Your eye doctor may perform tests to assess how well your eyes are able to change focus and move/work in unison (eye teaming). Evaluating how your eyes move can let your optometrist identify problems compromising your focus or binocular vision.

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DILATION

Eye drops are used to dilate the pupils, which gives your doctor a better view of your retina, optic nerve, and other internal eye structures. Optomap®  dilation-free retinal imaging allows your doctor to conduct a comprehensive retinal exam with no dilating drops needed (not available at all locations*).

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CONTACT LENS EXAMS

If you wear or want to start wearing contact lenses, you’ll need a contact lens exam and fitting as well as a standard eye exam. A contact lens exam includes special tests to measure your pupil and iris, map your cornea, and evaluate your tear film. Contact lens wearers also have their eyes checked for any damage or changes contact lens use may have caused.

Optomap® Eye Exams

*Eye exams with Optomap® retinal imaging are available at the following locations: Elm Grove, Milwaukee (Layton Ave), Franklin, Greenfield, Pewaukee, Racine (Douglas Ave), Janesville, Madison (Odana Ave), and Appleton.

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How Often Do I Need My Eyes Checked?

The American Optometric Association recommends the following guidelines for people with no signs of eye or vision problems:

Age Eye exam frequency
6 - 24MONTHS First exam at 6 months*
2 - 5YEARS At age 3, and again before starting 5k
6 - 18YEARS Once a year
19 - 60YEARS Every 1-2 years or as recommended by doctor
60+YEARS Once a year

*For children younger than 3, please contact us for a referral

If any of the following are true, please schedule an eye exam right away:

  • Your last eye exam was over 2 years ago
  • You use computers, phones or other digital screens for extended periods of time
  • You occasionally experience headaches that blur your vision
  • You experience an increase in ‘floaters,’ spots or bright flashes
  • You experience chronic pain, redness, dryness, itching, discharge or irritated skin around the eyes
  • You’ve received an injury to the eye or eye area

Personalized eye exams & optometry careAffordable eye exams for kids, adults and seniors in Waukesha, WI

Eye exams at Wisconsin Vision in Waukesha combine state-of-the-art equipment with caring, experienced eye doctors. During your eye exam, we’ll explain the procedures, answer your questions and recommend personalized vision solutions based on the results.

Eye exam services include:

  • Visual acuity tests
  • Examination of external & internal eye structure
  • Glaucoma & cataract screenings
  • Diabetic retinopathy screenings
  • Treatments for eye infections, injuries, allergies, dry eyes & digital eye strain
  • Preventative care for eye health disorders
  • Contact lens exams

General health concerns including high blood pressure, diabetes and side effects from medications can affect the health of your eyes. Regular eye exams protect your vision and prevent complications down the road. When in doubt, get your eyes checked!

Children's eye exams

We provide affordable eye exams for toddlers and kids ages 3 & up (for infants or toddlers under 3 please contact us for a referral).

Back to school eye exams in Waukesha

Wisconsin state law requires all Wisconsin schools to request children have a comprehensive eye exam from an optometrist or ophthalmologist before starting kindergarten. The same law also requires optometrists and doctors to work to reduce or waive the cost of childhood eye exams for parents who might have difficulty paying.

Learn more about kids' eye exams and check out our current specials including promotional pricing on eye exams.

Eye exams for seniors

Older adults have a higher risk of vision loss and eye disease. Regular eye exams help detect problems sooner for more effective treatment. Our optometrists provide affordable eye exams for seniors and take Medicare Part B for vision care.

Eye exam insurance coverage

Wisconsin Vision in Waukesha accepts most vision plans including VSP. Your vision insurance covers routine eye exams and may pay for part of your eyeglasses or contact lenses if needed. Flexible spending accounts can be used to pay for eye exams and eyewear.

If you have a medical condition affecting your eye health (such as pink eye, glaucoma or macular degeneration) your medical insurance may also be billed. We’re happy to do an insurance check and explain your benefits.

Learn more about eye exam insurance coverage at Waukesha's Wisconsin Vision.

Eye exams without insurance

Many of our patients don’t have vision insurance and are still able to afford regular comprehensive eye exams. We’ll always explain your best options, with or without insurance. You can also use CareCredit for eye exams and eyewear at all Wisconsin vision locations, with interest-free financing for up to a year.

We offer special pricing on eye exams without insurance.

Current Promos

Learn more about eye exams without insurance coverage at Waukesha's WI Vision.

Eye Exam Fequently Asked Questions

Are eye exams at Wisconsin Vision cheap?

We offer our comprehensive eye exams at an affordable price for the whole family. We are always accepting and welcoming new patients. For specific pricing details, contact our Waukesha location today.

Does the Waukesha location accept walk-in appointments?

Walk-in appointments are subject to availability surrounding scheduled appointments. Schedule your appointment online to make sure you see a doctor the same day you come into the store.

Why are kids’ eye exams important?

If your child is starting school or is enrolled in school, regular eye checks are very important. These will help detect vision problems early, making the treatment much more effective. Contact our eye center today to schedule your kid’s eye exam.

Are eye exams performed by pediatricians good enough for my child to go back to school?

Your child needs a comprehensive kids eye exam from an optometrist before being able to attend kindergarten. Pediatricians can not catch all eye problems. Contact our store today to schedule a back-to-school eye exam for your child.

Does Wisconsin Vision’s Waukesha location offer Telehealth services?

Yes, the Waukesha location is now offering in store telehealth eye exams. These exams bring flexible scheduling, accessibility to providers, convenience along with cost-effectiveness, all brought to you with our consistent high-quality care. These exams last about 30 minutes, and will include getting your patient history to your needed prescription. Contact our Waukesha eye center today for more information on the new Telehealth service.

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