There are two types of opticians, dispensing opticians and manufacturing opticians. Both have different job skills but dispensing opticians may sometimes perform some of the same work as manufacturing opticians. Manufacturing opticians are involved in the actual process of making eyeglasses, contacts, and lenses for other purposes. They produce the lenses from scratch to finish…

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When you refer to an “eye doctor” you might be thinking about an Optometrist but could be referring to an Ophthalmologist. An Ophthalmologist is a Medical Doctor (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.). Ophthalmologists are licensed to practice medicine, perform surgery, and perform all tasks Optometrists do including diagnosing and treating eye diseases, giving eye…

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Optometrists, or Doctors of Optometry (O.D.’s), are the main primary vision care professionals that most people will go to. Optometrists do everything from diagnosing vision problems and eye diseases, prescribing eyeglasses and contacts, prescribing drugs for the treatment of certain eye diseases, providing treatment before and after surgery, and helping patients maintain healthy eyes. Optometrists…

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Many financing options are available. For your convenience our office accepts MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover, personal checks, cash and any-combination of these choices. We have also made arrangements for individual financing through Vision Fee Plan. For example, an unsecured loan of $4,000 at a fixed rate of 9.99% offers an affordable monthly payment…

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Susan Weeks, ABOC – Optician Susan  is no stranger to the optical industry.  Her career started in 1980 with George S. Croffead, M.D.  After he retired she continued on with his son Thomas G. Croffead, O.D. until 2009.  Her passion for the industry continues to grow and she constantly updates her training to stay current…

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Monday: 9:00am-5:30pm   Tuesday: 9:00am-5:30pm   Wednesday: 11:00am-7:00pm   Thursday: 9:00am-5:30pm   Friday: 8:00am-1:00pm   Saturday: Closed   Sunday: Closed

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Computer Vision Syndrome describes a group of eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer use. Many individuals experience eye discomfort and vision problems when viewing a computer screen for extended periods. The level of discomfort appears to increase with the amount of computer use. The most common symptoms associated with Computer Vision Syndrome…

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What is VST? Vision Shaping Treatment uses specially designed vision retainers to gently and gradually reshape the front surface of the eye (the cornea) to eliminate or reduce nearsightedness (myopia) or astigmatism. The principle is similar to the use of a dental retainer used by an orthodontist to realign crooked teeth. The vision retainers are…

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The InfantSEE program is designed to provide the first eye exam in a child’s life at no cost as long as the examination occurs within the child’s first year or life. We prefer that these examinations occur at or around 6 months of age, but any age is better than not at all. To schedule…

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