Top Optometrist in Merrick
Dr. Landrio and Associates in Merrick is a leading optometry practice in the area. We offer both vision care and eye care. We also have a full selection of prescription glasses, frames, and contact lenses for your consideration. We can perform an eye exam and diagnose your vision correction or eye care needs, as well as dispense your prescription medicine or vision correction products on the spot. Read on to learn more about our practice.
As you no doubt already know, it's important to see an optometrist if you're having vision problems. Dr. Landrio can give you an eye exam using his training and experience as well as our cutting-edge equipment. This will enable us to diagnose your vision problems accurately. Once we've done that, we can prescribe you any corrective lenses yobt every one of our patients.
While most people know that optometrists can help with vision problems, you may not know that an optometrist can also help with many common eye problems. If you're suffering from pink eye or dry eye syndrome, we can help. We can even diagnose more serious eye conditions like cataracts. For eye conditions that require surgery, we can give you a referral to a top eye surgeon.
Glasses, Frames, and Contacts
You can get your glasses or contact lenses at the same place that you get your prescription: Dr. Landrio and Associates. We have a large inventory of high-quality glasses and contact lenses to suit your eyes. If you choose glasses, we can even provide you with stylish frames from many different designer brands so that you can express your own personal sense of style with your eyewear.
Make an Optometry Appointment Today
Dr. Landrio and Associates in Merrick is here for all of your vision correction and eye care needs. We can diagnose any vision problems or eye problems you may have and prescribe a fix in order to return to 100 percent. If you have any questions, or you need any more information about our practice, we're here to help. Contact us through our website or over the phone at 516-546-4800 and one of our associates will give you all the information you need. We'll help you make an appointment at your earliest convenience. Contact us today for an appointment.
COVID-19 OFFICE UPDATE
Exceeding CDC Recommendations to Ensure the Well-being of our Patients, Staff, and Doctors
Dr. Landrio & Associates always strive to provide the highest standards of protection and safety to its already existing high level of customer service. Our priority is taking care of our patients, our staff and our doctors.
Patients should fill out Patient Intake Forms at home and bring them to their appointment or send an electronic copy prior to appointment. If a patient does not have access to a computer, they may call our office ahead of time and a staff member can fill it out with the patient over the phone. We understand sometimes neither option is available, so a paper copy can be filled out in the office. Preferred method is for patient to use their own pen.
Upon arrival, patient should call from their vehicle to notify the office. Our practice is limiting the number of patients and exams adhering to CDC social distancing guidelines. We will be limiting the number of patients per hour to leave time for appropriate disinfection between patients. If the patient does not have a phone, they should knock on the office door and a staff member will greet them and notify when the patient can enter the office. Our front doors will be monitored so staff can observe and control traffic in the office to ensure safe social distancing.
All patients will have a temperature check via contactless thermometer. If anyone shows signs of fever, they will be rescheduled. Patients will be asked about general health including exposure to someone who has been ill or someone who has traveled to high risk areas.
Patients MUST wear a mask to their appointment. Gloves and /or sanitizer will be provided.
Patients should not bring anyone to accompany them to the appointment except when necessary for children and elderly.
Exams- We will continue to offer social distance examinations through a high definition wide angle look into the patient’s eyes without the need to dilate. This testing maximizes social distancing while performing a comprehensive retinal health evaluation. There may be an additional cost for this service.
Sneeze guards are installed at high “contact” points throughout the office.
Frames Selection and Safety- One-on-one consultation will be available with an optician. Patients are asked to point to frames they would like to try. Individually lined trays will be provided for patients to place frame selections. All frames and tray lining will be disinfected after the consultation. Pick up protocol will be discussed after orders are placed.
COMING SOON: We will be offering virtual try-on and frame recommendation technology. No contact frame recommendations, in office or from the comfort and safety of your home. Patients will still be fitted in the office, but time spent selecting frames is reduced, mitigating exposure.
Telehealth- Dr. Landrio & Associates have the technology that allows a doctor to evaluate and consult a patient when an office visit is not necessary. Recommendations can be made and medications prescribed if necessary.
Team members are to change into scrubs and work footwear when arriving to the office.
All team members will be given a temperature check via contactless thermometer when arriving to the office. If any associate shows symptoms of fever, they will be sent home. General health questions will be asked such as exposure to someone ill, or anyone who has traveled to high risk areas.
Masks and gloves have been secured for all. Team members must wash hands thoroughly for at least 20 seconds with soap solution when they arrive, before and after each patient, before eating, and after using the restroom.
Team members should use only one phone and computer that is wiped with disinfectant intermittently throughout the day. If office staff share equipment, it shall be disinfected after each use.
Doctors will be utilizing Personal Protective Equipment in accordance with recommendations from the CDC, including masks, gloves and shields. Additionally, many of our doctors will be changing clothes and shoes once they get to the office, choosing medical scrubs, gowns or lab coats for an additional layer of protection. All doctors will conduct a self-health check, including taking their own temperature before going to the office.
Every doctors in our office will thoroughly wash their hands for at least 20 seconds with soap solution or alcohol-based sanitizer when they arrive, before and after each patient, before eating and after using the restroom.
Disposable equipment will be utilized as possible.
Doctors will utilize a slit lamp “breath” shield/ barrier during exam.
Telehealth- Dr. Landrio & Associates have the technology that allows a doctor to evaluate and consult a patient when an office visit is not necessary.
Our office will implement a “white glove” experience, sterilizing all surfaces, countertops, door handles, armchairs, seats, tabletops and any high touch area.
Exam rooms and equipment will be a cleaned with a disinfectant between each patient.
Plexiglass shields will be used to prevent exposure in high contact areas throughout the office.
Waiting area of our offices will have some chairs removed to allow 6 feet social distancing.
While we understand that some of these protocols might create a strict medical environment, we MUST adhere to the protocols for the safety of everyone who works or visits our office.
Thank you for your understanding!