From the desk of Dr Robert C Slater BA, MSC, DC, CMT at Healing Hands Wellness Center: 631 Cleveland Ave S #1, St Paul MN 55116: Ph: 651-699-3366, Fax: 651-699-5780: NR#: 3723762400
The Cost of our comprehensive DOT examinations, including urine analysis is $45.00
Driver must see well in all potential conditions to drive safely (including at night and while driving into the sun at daybreak)
The Basics of Vision Examination and testing: *pupils equal, reactive to light and accommodating, *ocular mobility, symmetric extraocular motions, *Nystagmus, *exophthalmos, *peripheral vision: at least 70 degree in each eye, *Snellen: at least 20/40 in each eye separately (corrective lenses are acceptable), *color: be able to distinguish between red, green and amber
If driver wishes for waiver, he must complete forms:
Isotretonin for acne results in dry eyes and loss of night vision
Antihistamines : rarely may cause glaucoma
Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil, quineprox, chloroquine (Arlen) for malaria and R.A are toxic to the retina (does related)
Corticosteroids : can increase eye pressure and lead to glaucoma
Viagra or Clialis : may lead to sudden loss of vision
Ethambutol/Mtambutol for TB: may cause optic nerve problems
Flomax : for enlarge prostate: can prevent iris from dilating
Tamoxifen : for breast cancer: may bring on retinal and corneal changes
Link to monocular vision paperwork: http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/documents/safetyprograms/vision/vision-exemption-package0706.pdf
Please contact us if you would like to arrange a Home or Office visit for your DOT Examination. We perform DOT physicals for drivers living in or passing through St. Paul and Minneapolis, as well as all surrounding suburbs.
Call 952-217-9587 or 651-699-3366 Today!