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Eye Doctors Hickory NC

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Walter Lee King
(828) 322-4973
336 10th Ave Ne
Hickory, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Randal J Williams
(828) 322-2050
3521 Graystone Pl
Conover, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Richard Griffin MD
Graystone Ophthalmology Assoc
(828) 345-6257
858 2Nd St Ne # 202
Hickory, NC
 
Oakwood Vision Services
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P.O. BOX 1967
Hickory, NC
 
Oakwood Vision Svc
(828) 322-8052
305 3rd Ave NW
Hickory, NC
 
Ralph Everett Oursler
(828) 322-2050
3521 Graystone Pl
Conover, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Richard Madison Griffin
(828) 322-2050
3521 Graystone Pl
Conover, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Lenscrafters Inc
(828) 324-0021
1960 Highway 70 Se Box 198
Hickory, NC
Services
Optometrist

Doctors Of Optometry
(828) 323-8833
Valley Hills Mall
Hickory, NC
 
Alan Cranford OD
(828) 322-2727
2056 12th Street Dr NW
Hickory, NC
 
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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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