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Eye Doctors Durango CO

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 Durango, CO that can help answer your questions about Eye Doctors.

JamesP. Jackson,O.D.
(970) 259-1789
Animas Eye Care Pc,1845 Main Ave
Durango, CO
 
Four Corners Eye Clinic PC
(970) 259-2202
575 Rivergate Ln Ste 212
Durango, CO
Services
Optometrist

John Petty MD
Alpine Eye Clinic
(970) 385-1583
1165 S Camino Del Rio
Durango, CO
 
MarkA. Miller,O.D.
(970) 247-3613
High Country Optical,450 S. Camino del Rio Suite 101
Durango, CO
 
John Parkinson MD
Four Corners Eye Clinic
(970) 259-2202
1910 Main Ave # B
Durango, CO
 
High Country Optical Inc
(970) 247-3614
1010 Main Ave
Durango, CO
Services
Optometrist

Mark R Rahner OD
(970) 247-8762
1165 Camino Del Rio Ste 100
Durango, CO
Services
Optometrist

IanT. Kirste,O.D.
(970) 382-8790
1155 S Camino Del Rio
Durango, CO
 
RobinO. Jackman,O.D.
(970) 247-8762
1165 So Camino Del Rio Suite 1
Durango, CO
 
Advanced EyeCare & Alpine EyeWear
1165 S. Camino Del Rio, Suite 100
Durango, CO
 

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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