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Senior Vision

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Compassionate Care and Expertise You Can Trust

  • Struggle to read the messages on your smartphone?
  • Do images appear less vibrant than they used to?

Growing old is a privilege.

But when it comes to eye health, aging can bring on several ocular conditions and diseases like glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, cataracts and diabetic retinopathy.

Vision impairment decreases one's ability to perform activities of daily living and increases the risk for depression.

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The eye doctors at Alvernon Optical - Green Valley can help keep your vision clear and comfortable with regular eye exams, early detection and personalized care.


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Senior Eye Care in Green Valley

Our optometry practice in Green Valley

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Hours
  • Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Insurance Plans
  • VSP
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Spectera
  • Davis Vision
  • Avesis
  • Anthem
  • EyeMed
  • Blue Cross
  • Anthem BCBS Medicaid

Preserve Your Eyesight With Alvernon Optical - Green Valley

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Whether you need reading glasses, bifocals, post-cataract surgery care, or eye disease co-management, we've got you covered! 

At Alvernon Optical - Green Valley in Green Valley, we believe that prevention is the best medicine. That’s why annual eye exams are so important for seniors. Detecting eye conditions early on can help prevent or delay vision loss, keeping your vision clearer for longer. Some serious eye conditions don’t present noticeable symptoms until vision loss has occurred. Fortunately, these can be detected in their early stages by your eye care professional during your eye exam. 

If an eye disease is diagnosed, we’ll create a custom treatment plan and monitor your condition closely to ensure the best outcome. 

Contact Alvernon Optical - Green Valley today to schedule your eye exam!

Patient Reviews
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- Feb. 09, 2024
Very caring, professional staff.
- Jan. 22, 2024
Good service, decent pricing, nice selection and local.
- Jan. 18, 2024
Everyone here is amazing!
- Jan. 03, 2024
Based on past reviews, my wife needed 7 pairs of designer sunglasses repaired. Bent, screws or whate... ver was needed and decided to go to Alvernon Optical. Michael helped us and repaired 2 pairs perfectly in about 15 minutes. We told him we can wait for the others. He called about 2 hours later and said they were all ready. Went to pick them up and to my surprise, no charge. WHAT!!?? Service like this is unheard of. Time for me and my wife to get new glasses and I know where we're going. Also, buying lunch tomorrow for the whole staff. Well worth it to me. Thank you Alvernon Optical. Service like yours is hard to find in today's world.
- Dec. 09, 2023
Friendly staff - very organized staff and in time! Very good service.
- Nov. 12, 2023
Convenient location. Good selection of eyeglasses. The doc was great.
- Oct. 19, 2023
(Translated by Google) They treated me very well since I arrived. The doctor is a great person, the ... glasses fit me very well. They really met my expectations. (Original) Me atendieron muy bien desde que llegué. La Dra. es una gran persona, los lentes me quedaron muy bien. Realmente llenaron mis expectativas.
- Oct. 08, 2023
Wonderful Dr. and staff and great selection of glasses.
- Aug. 31, 2023
Been with Alvernon Optical for over 20 years. That speaks volumes.
- Aug. 23, 2023
Great office ! Staff is helpful and friendly. Dr.Shillig explained every detail of testing and det... ails regarding the health of my eyes and changing prescription.
- Aug. 04, 2023
The staff and doctor are super friendly. I feel taken care of when I leave their office!!
- Aug. 03, 2023
Went in to look at frames. They had lots of options and the staff was friendly. Ended up ordering a ... pair I liked and when they arrived they were helpful and made sure they fit securely.
- Jun. 30, 2023
Went in with broken side pieces of my glasses and they took them back and had them fixed within 10 m... inutes and charged me nothing!!! I will be buying my exam and glasses from them from now on simply due to their kindness!
- Jun. 03, 2023
The Dr. was very helpful and took a genuine interest in finding the right solution.
- May. 12, 2023
Very satisfied
- Apr. 16, 2023
My husband and I both had a great experience with Alvernon Optical. They stand out amongst other op... tions in the area. I highly recommend them.
- Apr. 02, 2023
Replaced a screw in my husbands glasses for no charge. Replaced lenses in my frames.
- Mar. 22, 2023
Well versed in products and services, friendly yet professional. Valued as a customer.
- Mar. 13, 2023
This place is quick, efficient and polite. Scheduling online is a plus!
- Feb. 13, 2023
Great place to get your glasses. Knowledgeable staff and friendly service.

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Senior Vision FAQs

Can presbyopia be corrected?

Presbyopia, age-related farsightedness, affects your eyes’ ability to focus on near objects. You may become aware of presbyopia once you begin holding books and newspapers at arm’s length to be able to read them. This condition is a natural part of the aging process and affects virtually all adults in their 40s. Our eye doctors will diagnose and help correct your presbyopia so you can see clearly again. They'll provide you with corrective glasses and/or contact lenses, such as monovision and multifcoals.

What are the most common vision problems in the elderly?

The most common causes of vision loss among the elderly are age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts and diabetic retinopathy. 

  • Age-related macular degeneration is characterized by the loss of central vision. 
  • Glaucoma results in visual field loss.
  • Cataracts cause blurred vision and faded colors among the elderly.
  • Diabetic retinopathy is characterized by blurred vision and floaters, among other symptoms. 
  • Other conditions include dry or watery eyes and floaters. 

Because many of these conditions may initially be asymptomatic, it's critical that elderly patients undergo routine eye exams. The earlier these conditions are detected, the better the treatment outcome. 

Can macular degeneration be prevented?

Although there’s no sure-fire method for preventing eye disease, certain lifestyle habits can put the odds in your favor. To help ensure healthy vision for a lifetime, wear high-quality sunglasses whenever outdoors, quit smoking if you do, eat eye-healthy foods, and ask your optometrist about taking AREDS supplements. Most importantly, regular visits with your eye doctor are crucial to keeping your vision sharp throughout your golden years.


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