Eye Doctors Knoxville TN

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Gary Norman Gitschlag
(865) 521-7998
2100 W Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.David Patton
(865) 687-1232
7600 Kingston Pike #1110
Knoxville, TN
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Speciality
Optometrist
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Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Nicholas Gray Anderson
(865) 588-0811
1124 E Weisgarber Rd
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Grover C Robinson
(865) 546-1464
930 E Emerald Ave
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John T Dawson
(865) 546-1464
930 E Emerald Ave
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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James Howard Miller
(865) 588-0811
1124 E Weisgarber Rd
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Steven L Sterling
(865) 540-1777
2607 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Stephen Robert Franklin
(865) 546-7140
930 Emerald Ave
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kenneth Lawrence Raulston
(865) 546-7140
930 Emerald Ave
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Joseph Morris Googe
(865) 588-0811
1124 E Weisgarber Rd
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
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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