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Special Guidance for Texans over the Age of 65

We strongly recommend to postpone your routine eye exam until late summer (July/August) if you are immunocompromised or 65+ years of age AND have any of the following medical conditions:

  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Lung disease/Asthma/COPD
  • Autoimmune or inflammatory conditions.

Of course, if an eye exam is urgent for you, we will be more than happy to schedule you for an appointment.

As of April 26, 2020, it was reported that 76% of COVID-19 fatalities in Texas were older than 65 years of age. Furthermore, patients with co-morbidities (as listed above) are at a significantly higher risk of becoming very ill or dying from COVID-19. As a result, Governor Abbott has issued a special guidance for Texans over the age of 65 years. We encourage you to review it on page 6 of The Governor's Report To Reopen Texas.