Our optometrist diagnose and treat most ocular conditions. During an exam, it is possible to find a problem or suspicion of one that requires a specialist. When we uncover a problematic eye or systemic issue, a referral is required. Specialist have training in a particular area of the eye and have equipment to diagnose and treat specific eye illnesses. We give a detailed explanation why the referral is needed. We also arrange the referral to be with a specialist who accepts the patient’s insurance and is convenient for travel.