Eye Doctors North Kingstown RI

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Durga S Larkin
(401) 294-4506
65 Boston Neck Road
North Kingstown, RI
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Ophthalmology

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Ira H Asher
(401) 294-4506
65 Boston Neck Road
North Kingstown, RI
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Ophthalmology

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Octavio A Borges
(860) 694-2377
43 Smith Rd
Newport, RI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael O'Brien
(401) 738-4800
618 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael Motolko
(401) 738-4800
618 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Thomas J Coghlin
(401) 294-4506
65 Boston Neck Rd
North Kingstown, RI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jane Maria Joseph-DelVecchio
(401) 886-6700
168 Main St
East Greenwich, RI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Charles M Collins
(401) 847-1383
42 Valley Rd
Middletown, RI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Stephen Richman
(401) 738-4800
566 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Thomas Raymond Leddy
(401) 732-2662
390 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI
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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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