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Choose the Best Appointment
For Your Eye Care Needs

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is committed to providing your eye care in an environment that is safe and convenient. Now, you can choose between in-person or virtual visits.

Bascom Palmer Virtual


Consult with a doctor in our Rapid Virtual Eye Care Clinic as a quick and convenient option if you are experiencing an eye health issue. Common concerns include:

  • Styes
  • Eyelid swelling or tenderness
  • Tearing or watery eyes
  • Red or pink eyes
  • Dry eyes
  • Itchy eyes
  • Eye pain or discomfort
  • Discharge from eyes
  • Flashes or floaters
  • Change in vision

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Bascom Palmer In-Person visits

In-Person and Virtual Visits

When it comes to your eye care, you have options. We have adapted our offerings so many of your eye care appointments can be done in-person, virtually (video or telephone), or through a combination.

  • New patient, follow-up, and post-operative visits can be conducted
  • In-person with your provider
  • When appropriate, using telemedicine
  • On video or telephone with your provider
  • On video or telephone with your provider following in-person testing by a technician (also called a Hybrid visit)
  • Diagnostic testing-only visit
  • International consultation

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Have an Eye Emergency?

If you are experiencing an eye emergency,
Bascom Palmer's Emergency Department is open in Miami 24/7, 365 days a year.
For all medical emergencies, call 911 immediately.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Great news! Bascom Palmer offers virtual visits to provide your eye care remotely. During an initial virtual visit, one of our eye doctors can determine if your condition can be treated safely at home or if you need an in-person visit. Learn more about virtual visits below.

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