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Optometry

SSM Health optometrists specialize in eye care for the whole family. They are specially trained to examine your vision and prescribe the right corrective lenses, contacts, or medication, enhancing your vision and comfort.

To provide you the most extensive care, we co-manage more complex conditions with our ophthalmologists (eye doctors), who focus on the medical needs of your eyes.

Whether it’s providing low vision refraction to cope with retinal diseases or screenings for patients interested in Lasik eye surgery, our eye care team is dedicated to helping each of our patients achieve optimal eye health and see their world more clearly.

When To See An Optometrist

When you need a routine eye exam or to get fitted for contacts, it’s best to go to an experienced optometrist.

For people with no eye problems, chronic illnesses, or a family history of eye disease, we recommend routine eye exams be performed every two years.

If you do have a chronic illness, such as diabetes or hypertension, it is important to have your eyes examined annually.

Eye Care Services

Our retail locations offer contact lenses and a wide selection of eyeglasses and sunglasses, including many designer frames.

Our vision care service is staffed by optometrists and opticians with expertise in:

  • Comprehensive eye exams for children and adults
  • Vision therapy
  • Vision problems and eye diseases
  • Eyeglasses and contact lenses (bifocal, colored, toric for astigmatism, extended wear, disposable)
  • Treatment for common eye diseases including glaucoma and cataracts
  • Diabetic eye screenings
  • Screenings for refractive surgery
  • Medications to treat eye conditions and disorders
  • Co-manage patients who have had incisional and laser surgery
  • Care for eye injuries
  • Co-manage eye diseases

If you already have a prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses from another provider, you can easily bring it to your visit with us. You can also have it faxed to one of our offices.

To schedule an appointment with an SSM Health optometrist, call your nearest location. We look forward to caring for your eyes and helping you see your world more clearly.

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