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Possible eye professional needed, so do I see the ophthalmologist or optometrist?
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In brief: Depends
It depends on what treatment is needed.
An optometrist does not perform surgery but does treat disease of the eye and does refraction for prescription eye glasses and contact lenses. Opthamologist is an md that specializes in the eye and tends to eye disease and surgery.

In brief: Depends
It depends on what treatment is needed.
An optometrist does not perform surgery but does treat disease of the eye and does refraction for prescription eye glasses and contact lenses. Opthamologist is an md that specializes in the eye and tends to eye disease and surgery.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry
In brief: If it is just for
New glasses, you can see an optometrist.
For most any other eye problem see the ophthamologist.

In brief: If it is just for
New glasses, you can see an optometrist.
For most any other eye problem see the ophthamologist.
Dr. Brandon Macy
Dr. Brandon Macy
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