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Sarah C. Sturgill O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
Address: 600 Logan Ave, Danville, IL 61832
Dr. Guadalupe Angelica Mejia Jr. O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
2.33 Average rating 2.33 stars out of 5 (3 ratings)
Address: 1900 Main St, Danville, IL 61832
Dr. Jonathan R. Bradley O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
Address: 1900 Main St, Danville, IL 61832
Dr. Mark A. Pellegrini O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
Address: 1104 Vermilion St, Danville, IL 61832
James Donald Lohrberg O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
Address: 1104 Vermilion St, Danville, IL 61832
James B. Kelley O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
5 Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 1104 Vermilion St, Danville, IL 61832
Dr. Shawn P. Mallady O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
Address: 1104 Vermilion St, Danville, IL 61832
Stephanie Lyn Fisher O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
Address: 1900 Main St, Danville, IL 61832
John Everd Brothers O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
Address: 1104 Vermilion St, Danville, IL 61832
Dr. Bryan Joseph Hopkins O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
5 Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (3 ratings)
Address: 1104 Vermilion St, Danville, IL 61832
Ronald E. Serfoss O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
Address: 1104 Vermilion St, Danville, IL 61832
Dr. Danny Robert Grider O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
Address: 2807 Vermilion , Danville, IL
Dr. Stephen P. Boyer O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
Address: 1900 Main St, Danville, IL 61832
Dr. Angelina Bonner O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
Address: 1900 Main St, Danville, IL 61832
Dr. Gurjit Singh O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
Address: 1900 Main St, Danville, IL 61832
Berry Allen Harris OD
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
Address: 2807 Vermilion , Danville, IL
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What is Optometry?

Optometry is primary care for vision, dealing with vision correction and certain diseases of the eye. Optometrists are the medical providers who prescribe glasses and contact lenses, and they are usually the ones who perform annual eye exams.

Optometrists attend four years of graduate school after college to study the health, function, and care of the eye before they become licensed. They are not medical doctors, unlike ophthalmologists, so they cannot perform surgery. However, optometrists can diagnose diseases of the eye and prescribe vision therapy, medications, and vision correction, such as glasses.

Some common conditions that may be seen by an optometrist include:
  • Refractive disorders, such as myopia and astigmatism, which require lenses to correct the vision
  • Glaucoma, a condition where increased pressure within the eye leads to damage to the optic nerve, the nerve that carries light images from the eye to the brain
  • Dry eye, where there are insufficient tears to lubricate the eye
  • Common infections of the eye, such as conjunctivitis

An optometry exam involves checking the patient’s vision as well as the eye itself and the tissues surrounding the eye. Optometrists may check the pressure of the eye or test to see how well the eyes focus and move. They may ask about any problems, discomfort, or concerns the patient has experienced related to their eyes.

Optometrists are the first stop for most people who need a medical provider to care for their vision health.
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