Eye Doctors Huntsville AL

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Craig K Thorstad
(256) 536-7483
2780 Bob Wallace Ave Sw
Huntsville, AL
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Ophthalmology

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John Byron Cox
(256) 880-0667
333 Whitesport Dr Sw
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert Keith Stevens
(256) 705-3937
401 Meridian St
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Brenda C Miller Edmonson
(256) 265-6344
910 Adams St Se
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jeffrey Curtis Hindman
(256) 705-3937
401 Meridian Street
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Walter J Hubickey
(256) 536-7483
2780 Bob Wallace Ave Sw
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Heather Ann Estopinal
(256) 880-0667
333 Whitesport Dr Sw Ste 101
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Donald Joseph DeRivaux
(256) 705-3937
401 Meridian St N
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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James Brennen Byrne
(256) 539-8851
401 Meridian St N
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.Lawrence Nicastro
(256) 533-6838
600 Washington St
Huntsville, AL
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Speciality
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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