Weiss Eyecare Clinic - Quality Eye Care in Watertown, SD
Weiss Eyecare Clinic is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive eye exams to patients throughout Watertown. Our eye exams are designed to screen for diseases and identify any eye abnormalities. We also have a large selection of contact lenses and frames for you to choose from, with styles, brands, and colors to suit every face and preference. Elevate your eye care to the next level with Weiss Eyecare Clinic.
New Heights Of Achievement
Cleinman Performance Network's 2012 award to Weiss Eyecare Clinic for Moving Their Practice To New Heights Of Achievement.
Employer Of The Year
Business and Professional Women/USA congratulated Dr. Melanie Weiss as Employer Of The Year, 2008.
Business Woman Of The Year
The Chamber honored Dr. Melanie Weiss as Business Woman Of The Year for 2019.
Why Choose Weiss Eyecare Clinic?
Quality Eye Care
Dr. Weiss likes to take time with her patients to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems.
At Weiss Eyecare Clinic, we handle everything from adult and children’s eye exams and hard-to-fit contact lenses, to eye emergencies, treatment of eye diseases and co-management of eye surgery such as LASIK.
Expert eye care solutions should be convenient and easy, and we excel in serving all your vision needs while maximizing the convenience. We are devoted to helping you maximize your vision, so you can enjoy the highest quality of life!
Ask Dr. Melanie Weiss a Question
Q: Do you recommend certain contact lenses for sensitive eyes?
A: Some people’s eyes do not react well to specific lens materials. Since they don’t need to withstand long-lasting wear, daily lenses generally differ from monthlies with regard to the materials, water content and oxygen permeability. A particular lens composition may be more or less comfortable for your eyes, and what feels good for one contact lens wearer may be uncomfortable for another. We’ll evaluate your vision condition with an eye exam, to recommend the best materials for your comfortable vision.
Q: What are the best types of contact lenses?
A: The majority of contact lens wearers wear soft contacts: almost 95%. However, the safest, easiest to handle, best for preventing the deterioration of vision, best value, and often the most comfortable (when designed correctly) contacts are rigid gas permeable contact lenses (RGP). So why are they not as popular as soft lenses? These are custom lenses and the quality of the design depends on the skills of the eye doctor; they're much more complicated to fit than the one-size-fits-all soft contact. They can be designed for any prescription, for any amount of astigmatism, with bifocal or multifocal prescriptions, or for corneal molding which are only worn while you sleep. The RGP lens allows over fifty times more oxygen through to the eye than a typical soft lens, reducing the risk of irritation and infection. These lenses are also much more durable than soft contact lenses, typically lasting for years, which can save money in the long run.