Eye Doctors Jefferson City MO

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Philip J Wilson
(573) 556-7709
1241 W Stadium Blvd
Jefferson City, MO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Larry K Stauffer
(573) 632-5576
1432 Southwest Blvd
Jefferson City, MO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Larry Stauffer MD
(573) 632-5576
Po Box 1128
Jefferson City, MO
 
Frederick E Bodenhamer
(573) 635-2020
124 E Dunklin St
Jefferson City, MO
Services
Optometrist

Green Meadows Eye Center
Dr. Allen Becvar
(573) 441-2020
823 Eastland Plaza
Jefferson City, MO
 
Andrew L Weiss
(573) 556-7709
1241 W Stadium Blvd
Jefferson City, MO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert P Wankum
(573) 556-7709
1241 W Stadium Blvd
Jefferson City, MO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Central Missouri Eyecare
(573) 659-5560
1705 Christy Dr Ste 208
Jefferson City, MO
Services
Optometrist

Nu-crown Inc
(573) 635-1313
323 Monroe St
Jefferson City, MO
Services
Optometrist

ElizabethP. Hedgpath,O.D.
323 Monroe
Jefferson City, MO
 
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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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