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Eye Care Information

The Eye

Eye care is important to maintain your vision and regular visits to your doctor can help you protect and preserve your eyesight.

Optometry: Examining the eyes for defects of vision and eye disorders using appropriate instruments in order to prescribe corrective lenses or other treatment.

Ophthalmologist: A doctor who specializes in dealing with the anatomy, function and diseases of the eye. Ophthalmologists prescribe and fit eyeglasses and contact lenses. They also may treat eye diseases with drugs and surgery.

Doctors of Optometry: Optometrist are primary health care professionals for the eye. Optometrist examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the eye, and identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye.

David Karpik OD
Delzer Damien OD
Fairbanks Optometric Center
James Graves
James Taylor OD
John Cobbett
Kathleen Rice OD
Marvin Acquistapace
Mavencamp Family Eyecare
Michael Mavencamp OD
North Golden Optics
Randall Christiansen
Randall Christiansen
Robert Knutson
Roger Acquistapace OD
Ruth Nicolas OD
Virginia Lind OD
Virginia Lind Ramsey OD

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