A friendly reminder from your neighborhood eye doctor that your vision benefits may be expiring at the end of the year. Don’t let your coverage go to waste! Your insurance plan may cover eye exams, as well as prescription glasses, prescription sunglasses, and contact lenses. You may save even more if you have a Flex Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account (HSA).
At Bartram Vision Care, we are a dedicated team of eye care experts that provide you and your family the highest quality eye care experience. Combined with our personal commitment to care for the person behind the eyes, our state-of-the-art technology and equipment allow us to provide you with an optimal vision care solution designed just for you.
Located inside Pearle Vision
1185 St. Johns Parkway
, FL 32259
Located inside Pearle Vision
About Dr. Christopher Mutai
Dr. Mutai began his undergraduate studies at Jacksonville University, and graduated at the University of Alabama in 2001. He received his Doctorate degree in Optometry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2005. He worked at a primary care optometric practice in 2005 to 2006 in Selma, Alabama. He then joined an Ophthalmology practice at Wyatt-Kirkpatrick Eye MD associates from 2006 to 2010, where he gained tremendous experience in treatment and management of ocular disease in very unde
Undergraduate studies - Jacksonville University Bachelor of Science - Biology/Chemistry - University of Alabama 2001 Doctor of Optometry - University of Alabama - Birmingham School of Optometry 200
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Frequently Asked Questions
about Bartram Vision Care, St. Johns
When should I see an optometrist?
You should see an optometrist once a year whether or not you believe you need vision correction. An annual eye exam can detect not only eye diseases but also other diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure. Schedule your eye exam today.
What should I bring to my eye exam?
You should bring your vision insurance and medical insurance information to your eye exam. If you currently wear any prescription lenses, bring your eyeglasses, sunglasses, and contact lenses. You should also bring any and all questions you may have. Contact your optometrist if you have specific questions about any additional items you think you may need to bring to your eye exam.
How do I know if my child needs glasses?
Taking your child to an optometrist for an eye exam is the best way to learn if your child needs glasses. Many children who need glasses aren’t aware that they do. Signs of vision problems in children include sitting too close to the television, squinting, sensitivity to light, difficulty with eye-hand coordination, and avoiding visual activities like reading and drawing. To see if your child needs glasses, schedule your child’s eye exam today.
How does vision change with age?
Changes in vision that occur with age include reduced pupil size, dry eyes, loss of peripheral vision, decreased color vision, and vitreous detachment. The most common vision problem that comes with age is presbyopia, which is the normal and unavoidable age-related loss of focusing ability. Different types of lenses can provide help for presbyopia. The risk of developing cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy increases with age too. Your optometrist will discuss any age-related vision problems you’re experiencing at your next annual eye exam.
Who can wear contact lenses?
Nearly anyone who needs vision correction can wear contact lenses. Contact lenses can provide vision correction for people with nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, or a combination of these issues. Finding the perfect lens for you is sometimes a process of trial and error. All of the lens parameters can be finalized only after you’ve worn the successful combination. Schedule an eye exam to talk with your optometrist about whether contact lenses would be a good vision correction option for you.
Your Yearly Eye Exam
Annual eye exams are a recommended cornerstone for ensuring the health of your eyes. In addition to checking for changes in your vision and updating your prescription, your doctor will also look at your overall eye health, internally and externally.Learn More
What To Expect At Your Eye Exam
You should never be kept in the dark about the health of your eyes and your vision. Yearly eye exams may last up to an hour or more depending on your individual needs and usually involve a variety of tests to make sure everything is looking great.Learn More
PROTECT YOUR EYES FROM UV RAYS
As the sun stays up longer, don't forget to protect your eyes from powerful UV rays that can cause long term damage.Learn More
DID YOU KNOW YOUR VISION BENEFITS MAY EXPIRE SOON?
A friendly reminder from your neighborhood eye doctor to use your family's vision benefits before they expire. Many vision plans do not roll over into the next year, so if you don't use your vision benefits you may end up losing them.Learn More
WHY KIDS NEED EYE CARE
Children use their eyes constantly throughout the day to read, write, view the chalkboard, work on computers, and play sports. The strain put on their eyes only grows as they get older. While print in books gets smaller, hours spent studying increases. If parents don't get their children proper vision care, they can fall behind in every aspect of development.Learn More
About Bartram Vision Care
As your neighborhood eye care expert, Bartram Vision Care believes in putting you, the patient, first. From the latest technology to a thorough review of your eye health, we specialize in a comprehensive eye exam, contact lens fittings and the treatment and management of eye disease and eye infections. Our doctors are here to provide you and your family the best possible eye care, to ensure you and your eyes are healthy and that you and your family are seeing clearly.