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Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, Opticians: What’s the Difference?

Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, Opticians - What's the Difference?

Are All Eye Care Professionals the Same?

Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, and Opticians. They all provide eye care to patients, but what is the difference in the services that they offer? Aren’t they all the same?
The quick answer is, no- ophthalmologists, optometrists, and opticians are not all the same! While they all play an important part in patients’ eye health, it is important to understand what each type of professional is qualified to do.
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May

Healthy Vision Month - May

May is Healthy Vision Month!

Approximately 37 million adults in America have cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, or diabetic retinopathy, all of which can cause visual impairment or blindness. However, recent studies show that making healthy choices and getting regular comprehensive eye exams can help reduce a person’s risk of vision loss. [Read more…]