Coronavirus (COVID-19) UPDATE:
Temporary Clinic Hours are 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. until April 30th
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COVID-19 Updated Information
Temeporary Clinic Hours are: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. until April 30th

Bond Wroten Eye Clinic is committed to our patient's health and well-being. As a result, we are following the CDC's strong recommendation that healthcare facilities voluntarily suspend non-urgent or non-emergency care for the next 14 days, the BWEC Clinic Support team has decided to:
• Postpone/reschedule routine eye care visits until April 6th.
• Reschedule elective and non-urgent admissions.
• Continue to schedule urgent essential or emergency medical eyecare issues.
• Continue implementation of preventive measures such as social distancing procedures, sanitizing equipment before and after patient use, pre-screening patients daily.

What is Essential? Will the Doctor see me? When can I get an appoitment and for what? The form below should help in answering questions you may have as we comply with the CDC guidelines. Feel free to call the clinic for appoitments for a routine eye exams and non-essential needs that will begin on April 6th.

Due to the CDC guidelines, our office is open for seeing patients with: ESSENTIAL eye or vision problems.

1. Please do not come in if you are:
a. If you are 65 or older (Please call BWEC and Doctor will determine your medical needs and if you should be seen)
b. Have a fever, cough, shortness of breath
c. Have recently traveled to New Orleans or outside of the USA
d. Are immune-suppressed (cancer, autoimmune disorder, heart dx, lung dx, diabetes, etc.)

2. Is this something that you can wait 2 weeks?
a. Yes → Then we will Schedule you after April 6th
b. No → Move to question 3

3. Is it an emergency?
a. Do you have or think you may have: Pink eye, flashes of light, new floaters, eye pain, sudden vision loss, eye injury, double vision, lid swelling, something in the eye, unable to function because of lost glasses/contact lenses* (see 1.a. below), etc.
i. If No → Then Schedule after April 6th

ii. If Yes → Then we will schedule a medical exam ASAP (Doctor may be able to handle some of these remotely) or if patient is having trouble with their vision & urgently needs glasses or contacts to function, ask ...

1. Do you have a current Rx?
a. If Yes: Do you know what your Rx is or can we look it up?
i. If Yes & Rx is Over -1.00 or over +2.50 and less than 2 years, we will remake without an exam → We will remake & text patient when ready

ii. If it has been greater than 2 years, we will schedule you to come in for exam & glasses → Patient will come in alone & pick out glasses (guests/family must wait in car unless a minor or needs assistance)

iii. If a you have an Outside Rx less than 2 years, you may come in alone to pick out glasses & we will try to make in-house (guests/ family must wait in car unless a minor or needs assistance

b. If No/Unsure, describe symptoms & then we can speak with Doctor or tech/scribe/optical:
Are glasses broken?
1. if less than 2 years, we can remake & text (if eligible), or give price to remake
2. If over 2 years, we will speak with Doctor/tech/ scribe/optical

We will reschedule existing patients calling in for a new appointment that do not qualify for an Essential exam.

Non-essential exams will resume on or after April 6th, 2020.
Bond roten Eye Clinic encourages healthy practices, including emphasizing that employees stay home when sick and urging employees to clean their hands often with alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 percent alcohol or wash their hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds; also performing routine environmental cleaning to wipe down commonly used surfaces.
• Mild to severe respiratory illness with fever, cough, and difficulty breathing
• Symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days

• Spreads person to person through small droplets from nose or mouth which are spread when a person with COVID-19 coughs or exhales.
• Can catch the virus by touching objects and surfaces that droplets have landed on and then touching their eyes, nose or mouth.

Steps to take to minimize risk
• Wash hand with soap & water for at least 20 seconds
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
• Avoid close contact with people that are sick.
• Stay home when you are sick.
• Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw away the tissue in trash.
• Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
•  Ensure employees have ample facilities to wash their hands.
222 Veterans Blvd. Denham Springs, LA 70726 (225) 791-2020 | Map It
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Amite 60007 West Way Drive Amite, LA 70422 Phone: (985) 748-8096 Fax: (985) 748-4376
Denham Springs 222 Veterans Blvd. Denham Springs, LA 70726 Phone: (225) 791-2020 Fax: (225) 791-2077
Hammond 1705 S. Morrison Blvd. Hammond, LA 70403 Phone: (985) 345-2020 Fax: (985) 345-2430

Bond-Wroten Eye Clinic proudly serves Denham Springs, Hammond and Amite, LA and the surrounding areas of Baton Rouge, Carter Hills, South Point, Shenandoah, South Haven, Magnolia Lakes Estates, Hunstock Hills, Fountainbleau, Fernwood Estates, Walker, Livingston, Monticello, Ponchatoula, Robert, Pine Grove and Husser.

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