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Michael Kaslow
(931) 388-5114
1222 Trotwood Ave
Columbia, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Hatcher Lane Eye Care
(931) 388-3604
P.O. BOX 180
Columbia, TN
 
Pearle Vision Ctr
(931) 380-3036
1301 Trotwood Ave
Columbia, TN
 
Victoria G. Young, O.D.
(931) 388-3604
1227 Hatcher Ln.
Columbia, TN
 
Dickerson Eye Care Ctr
(931) 381-4911
840 Hatcher Ln
Columbia, TN
 
JenniferB. Drake,O.D.
EYE HEALTH PARTNERS,1709 WEDGEWOOD
Columbia, TN
 
Cheeks Optical Inc
(931) 388-2061
1922 Shady Brook St
Columbia, TN
Services
Optometrist

Sheri Hibbett OD
(931) 380-3036
1301 Trotwood Ave
Columbia, TN
 
Hatcher Lane Eye Care
(931) 388-3604
1227 Hatcher Ln
Columbia, TN
 
Eyecare Plus Ca PLLC
(931) 540-0700
816 S James Campbell Blvd
Columbia, TN
Services
Optometrist

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Eye Doctor Types: Optician, Optometrists, Ophthalmologists

Be sure to pick the type of eye doctor that specializes in your disorder. Generally you will see an optician or optometrist first, and if there are any issues, be referred to an ophthalmologist. There are three main types of eye physicians, including:

Opticians:Optitions are professionals who fit and dispense corrective eyewear including eye glasses, contact lenses, low-vision aids, and ocular prostheses (artificial eyes). To become an optician, on emust complete several years as an apprentice or attend a college program that teaches the skills necessary to fit corrective eye wear. After this training Opticians can apply to become licensed or certified, depending on the requirements of the state or province where they practice. If you receive an eye exam at a commercial establishment that concentrates on dispensing glasses or contacts only, be sure the "optician" is a licensed professional.

Optometrists:A doctor of optometry (O.D.) can be defined as an independent primary health care provider who examines, diagnoses, treats and manages diseases and disorders of the visual system, the eye and associated structures. Services provided by optometrists include prescribing glasses and contact lenses, rehabilitating the visually impaired, and diagnosing and treating selected ocular diseases. Optometrists do not attend medical school...

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