Optometrists

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William Hogue

William Hogue

Optometrist
New York, NY
Dr. Richard L. Maharaj

Dr. Richard L. Maharaj

Optometrist
Oakville, ON
Dr. Ken Wan

Dr. Ken Wan

Optometrist
Markham, ON
Dr. Arvinder Brar

Dr. Arvinder Brar

Optometrist
Oakville, ON

Optometrists

Dr. Arvinder Brar

Dr. Arvinder Brar

Optometrist
Oakville, ON
Dr. Stephanie Chiang

Dr. Stephanie Chiang

Optometrist
Brampton, ON
Dr. Vicky Chiu

Dr. Vicky Chiu

Optometrist
Oakville, ON
Dr. Anu Ondhia

Dr. Anu Ondhia

Optometrist
Oakville, ON
Dr. Deepa Rana

Dr. Deepa Rana

Optometrist
Brampton, ON
Dr. Pritpal Shoan

Dr. Pritpal Shoan

Optometrist
Brampton,
Dr. Radhika Chawla

Dr. Radhika Chawla

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Optometrist
Richmond Hill, ON
Dr. Ken Wan

Dr. Ken Wan

Optometrist
Markham, ON
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Dr. Ansar Ahmed

Optometrist
Oakville, ON
Dr. Perry Amos

Dr. Perry Amos

Optometrist
Oakville,
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Dr. Neil Bajaj

Optometrist
Oakville, ON
Dr. Mayur Desai

Dr. Mayur Desai

Optometrist
Oakville,
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Dr. Ronald Gall

Optometrist
Oakville, ON
Dr. Kelly  Gallagher

Dr. Kelly Gallagher

Optometrist
Oakville, ON
Dr. Shaheen  Gillani

Dr. Shaheen Gillani

Optometrist
Oakville, ON
Dr. Tina Goodhew

Dr. Tina Goodhew

Optometrist
Oakville, ON
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Dr. Shirley Ha

Optometrist
Oakville, ON
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Dr. Mariam Hermiz

Optometrist
Oakville, ON
Dr. Christina  Hong

Dr. Christina Hong

Optometrist
Oakville, ON
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Dr. Navpreet Johar

Optometrist
Oakville, ON
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An optometrist is an eye doctor who performs eye examinations and diagnoses and treats diseases of the eyes and related structures. Optometrists offer a number of services which may include prescribing eyeglasses and contact lenses, providing laser eye surgery consultations, and testing for diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration. In treating patients an optometrist can also educate them on diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, astigmatism, conjunctivitis and eye conditions related to arthritis. 

An optometrist is a healthcare professional who specializes in providing primary eye care services. They are trained to perform comprehensive eye examinations, diagnose and treat various eye conditions, and prescribe corrective eyewear such as glasses and contact lenses. Optometrists play a crucial role in maintaining and improving the overall health of the eyes and related structures.

Here are some of the services commonly offered by optometrists:

  1. Eye Examinations: Optometrists perform thorough eye examinations to assess visual acuity, refractive errors (such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism), and the overall health of the eyes. These examinations may involve various tests, including the use of specialized instruments to evaluate the structures of the eye.

  2. Prescribing Eyeglasses and Contact Lenses: Optometrists can determine the appropriate prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses based on the individual's visual needs and refractive error. They consider factors such as distance vision, near vision, and any specific requirements the patient may have.

  3. Laser Eye Surgery Consultations: Some optometrists provide consultations and co-management services for laser eye surgery, such as LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis). They assess the patient's eligibility for the procedure, provide pre- and post-operative care, and work closely with ophthalmologists who perform the surgery.

  4. Testing for Eye Diseases: Optometrists are trained to diagnose and manage common eye diseases, including glaucoma (a condition characterized by increased pressure within the eye), macular degeneration (a degenerative condition affecting central vision), and diabetic retinopathy (a complication of diabetes that affects the blood vessels in the retina).

  5. Education on Eye Conditions: Optometrists can educate patients about various eye conditions and diseases, including diabetic retinopathy, cataracts (clouding of the eye's natural lens), astigmatism (a refractive error causing blurred vision), conjunctivitis (commonly known as "pink eye"), and eye conditions related to arthritis.

Overall, optometrists provide essential eye care services, ranging from routine eye examinations to the diagnosis and management of eye diseases. They help individuals maintain good eye health, improve visual acuity, and address specific vision concerns. It's important to visit an optometrist regularly to ensure the health and well-being of your eyes.

Useful Resources

Canada

Canadian Association of Optometrists

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United States of America

American Academy of Optometry

National Provider Identifier (NPI)

 

Australia

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Optometry Board of Australia

 

United Kingdom

General Optical Council

 

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