Eye Doctors Palmer AK

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RichardP. McKinley,O.D.
P O Box 2062
Palmer, AK
 
Alaska Eye Care Centers
(907)-376-5266 800-478-5266
1700 E. Parks Hwy
Wasilla, AK
Services
Comprehensive eye exams for children and adults - Specialty contact lens Fitting, Orthokeratology, and CRT - Emergency Services - Same day appointments lab services available -    Insurance/Medicaid/Medicare - Vision assessment and correction - Laser vision correction consultation and management - Huge assortment of spectacle frames and contact lenses for every budget - On-site ophthalmic lens fabrication facilities.

JeffreyA. Gonnason,O.D.
(907) 376-3917
The Eye Guys,390 N. Main Street
Wasilla, AK
 
Classic Eyeware
(907) 376-9173
935 Westpoint Dr Ste 207
Wasilla, AK
Services
Optometrist

Kevin Berg OD
Kenai Vision Ctr
(907) 376-0837
1350 S Seward Meridian Rd
Wasilla, AK
 
EdwardC. Godnig,Jr.O.D.
(907) 376-3917
The Eye Guys,390 N. Main Street
Wasilla, AK
 
JohnA. Demske,O.D.
(907) 376-9174
935 East Westpoint Drive,Suite 207
Wasilla, AK
 
Wal-Mart
(907) 376-0837
1350 S Seward Meridian Rd
Wasilla, AK
 
Cathy Baston
Wal-Mart Vision Ctr
(907) 373-0225
935 Westpoint Dr # 207
Wasilla, AK
 
GregoryJ. Flaitz,O.D.
Hc 30 Box 5502-b
Wasilla, AK
 

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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