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Appointment Preparation

We want to be sure your visit is as easy, efficient, and enjoyable as possible.

Below is an overview of how to prepare for your appointment(s) at Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center, PC.

If you have any additional questions please call our office and speak to any of our Patient Care Coordinators.


  • Prior to your visit please complete your online paperwork HERE

  • Your current eyeglasses

  • Your current contact lenses (copy of current contact lens prescription or contact lens boxes)

  • Valid picture ID

  • Medical history including a list of all your medications (including vitamins and eye drops)

  • A translator, if English is not your native language


  • Your first eye examination includes a detailed history and comprehensive diagnostic testing.
  • Diagnostic testing includes refractive testing to determine glasses/contact lens prescription and thorough ocular health assessment (of both anterior/front of eye and posterior/back of eye).
  • In order to examine the health of the back of the eye (retina) often includes a dilated eye evaluation and/or OPTOMAP photo will be recommended by your optometrist. If dilated, your vision may be blurred and your eyes may be light sensitive after your visit. We recommend bringing a pair of UV protective sunglasses to wear following your examination.
  • If you are being evaluated for Vision Therapy, Vision Rehabilitation, or Sports Vision Training additional testing maybe recommended following your initial Comprehensive Eye Examination.