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Optometric Consulting Services

Optometric Consulting Services is dedicated to improving people's lives by helping them see better. With three locations in Tucson, Arizona, Optometric Consulting Services has many optometrists and a dedicated staff who can improve your whole family's vision.

About Optometric Consulting Services

Optometric Consulting Services has three convenient locations to serve the Tucson, AZ community. Each location has state-of-the-art facilities with retinal photography and tomography to help provide personalized, high-quality eye care for the entire family. We also have an optical lab to provide prompt services for glasses and contact lenses. Schedule regular appointments for yourself and your entire family to protect your eye health from eye diseases, like cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. Appointments are available within a few days in most cases.

Our Team

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Get To Know Dr. Tom Determan

Dr. Thomas Determan grew up in South Dakota and received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Dakota. He then attended Optometry School at Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, CA. He graduated in 1987 and did a residency in ocular disease with Veterans Affairs (VA) in Downtown Los Angeles for one year.

Dr. Determan has been practicing in Arizona since 1990 as a family optometrist. Dr. Determan specializes in diagnosing eye diseases (cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration) as well as improving everyday vision with glasses and contact lenses.

Doctor Partners at our Locations
Dr. Stephanie Cooper, OD

Dr. Lisa Ahuactzin, OD
Dr. Jennifer Wilson, OD

Dr. Carolyn Finnell, OD
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Our Services

Comprehensive
Eye Exams

Optometric Consulting Services recommends comprehensive eye examinations for all adults to check for early signs of eye disease (cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration). Patients with a family history of eye disease are at higher risk and should schedule eye exams at least once a year. Patients who need vision correction (glasses or contact lenses) usually need to have their eyes checked and their prescription renewed once a year. Adults who don’t have vision problems or a high risk of eye disease can schedule eye exams once every two years.

Contact Lens
Exams

Many patients at Optometric Consulting Services enjoy the benefits of wearing contact lenses to correct their vision. If you are a long-time contact user or you are looking to try them for the first time, our optometrists will perform a thorough contact lens exam to determine your prescription as well as the most comfortable fit. The doctor can also help first time users learn to put their lenses in, take them out, and take proper care of their contact lenses. Optometric Consulting Services offers a wide range of contact lens brands, modalities, and types to ensure each patient gets their best result.

Pediatric Eye Care
 

Your child’s early development is important, so Optometric Consulting Services recommends that children get their first eye exam at six months old to check their visual health. An optometrist may ask if your child has any signs of a problem (squinting, excessive blinking, covering or rubbing their eyes a lot). Follow-up exams should be scheduled around 2-3 years old if there are no problems at their initial appointment. School-age children should also be screened regularly for vision problems.

Geriatric
Eye Care

The risk of eye diseases (cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration) increases with age. Optometric Consulting Services takes special care with patients over 65 years old to look for early signs of eye disease and recommend treatment that preserves vision.

Primary Care
 

For your entire family, it’s important to have a regular optometrist as part of your health care plan. In addition to screening for vision problems and eye disease, you’ll want to have an optometrist you can trust in the event of an eye emergency (scratched lens, foreign objects in the eye, pink eye, etc.) Optometric Consulting Services offers multiple locations and eye care for the entire family.

Cataracts
 

The most common cause of vision loss in adults over 45 is cataracts. Normally slow to develop and painless, regular eye exams can detect cataracts before the vision starts to get cloudy and blurry. Optometric Consulting Services recommends eye exams to check for cataracts at least once every two years for all adults.

Glaucoma
 

Getting regular eye exams may protect you from glaucoma-related vision loss, which is the number one cause of irreversible blindness. Glaucoma creates pressure in the eye — the first symptom is usually tunnel vision or reduced peripheral vision. During regular eye exams, the optometrists at Optometric Consulting Services check for early signs of glaucoma so we can start treatment before vision problems begin.

Frequently
Asked Questions

  • What is your total out-of-pocket exam fee?
    The out-of-pocket fee will depend on your insurance. The current private pay exam fee for glasses is $79.
  • How much does it cost for a soft contact lens fitting?
    The current fee for a soft spherical contact lens fitting is $118.
  • What types of insurance do you take?
    We currently accept Eyemed, Spectera, and Avesis.
  • How do I use my insurance?
    Please notify our front desk of your insurance prior to your appointment so our team can determine your benefits.
  • I’m not sure what vision insurance I have. What should I do?
    If you’re not sure about your vision insurance, you can check with your HR department or bring in your insurance card so we can verify your benefits before scheduling an appointment.
  • Should I call my optometrist or my primary care doctor if I think I have pink eye?
    The doctors of Optometric Consulting Services are available to diagnose and treat pink eye. Check your health and vision insurance to determine whether you should see an optometrist or a primary care doctor for pink eye treatments.
  • Do I need to do anything to prepare for my eye examination?
    Optometric Consulting Services asks all patients to complete a very brief medical questionnaire so we can evaluate any eye problems that may relate to medical conditions.
  • I still have questions. What should I do?
    If you have any questions, please contact our office. Our staff will happily answer additional questions.
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Contact Us

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Located across the street from Spectrum, next to Sprouts Farmers Market
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Located in Oracle Limberlost Shopping Center, next to 99 Cents Only Stores
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Located on E Broadway Blvd, next to TJ Maxx
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