Eye Doctors Des Moines IA

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Eye Doctors. You will find informative articles about Eye Doctors, including "Eye Doctor Types: Optician, Optometrists, Ophthalmologists". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Des Moines, IA that can help answer your questions about Eye Doctors.

George Bryan Clavenna
(515) 271-1732
3200 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA
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Ophthalmology

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Barbara E Evans
(515) 281-0902
400 Locust St
Des Moines, IA
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Ophthalmology

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Mithra Gonzalez
(515) 241-6266
1415 Woodland Ave
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Adam Goddard
(515) 241-6266
1415 Woodland Ave
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Syed Ejaz Husain
(515) 243-1580
1212 Pleasant St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Naveen Agha Husain
(515) 243-1580
1212 Pleasant St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Louis Henry Fingerman
(515) 699-5999
3600 30th St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael James Versackas
(515) 243-1580
1212 Pleasant St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Chris K Denouden
(515) 266-5353
1300 Des Moines St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Emad R Shenouda
(515) 988-1608
1111 E Army Post Rd.
Des Moines, IA
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Ophthalmology

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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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