What are Optometrists and Ophthalmologists?

Optometrists examine the eyes for any defects or abnormalities that would affect eyesight. They can diagnose and manage various eye diseases, but any disorders detected outside of their treatment scope are referred to ophthalmologists, who are eye doctors that can perform surgery, laser therapy and can otherwise medically treat eye disease.

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The Importance of Tears

Tears are an important part of our culture. From a baby's first wail to sobbing at a romantic drama to wiping an eye at a loved one's death, we all associate these droplets of salt and water with emotion, not necessarily function. Oh, sure, we know that tears spring... Continue Reading

Preferred EyeCare Center, Mt Pleasant

Preferred EyeCare Center: Seeing is Believing

Most people rely on sight to enhance their enjoyment of life from baby-hood well into their senior years. And Dr. Rachael Click at Preferred EyeCare Center wants to be her patients’ optometrist for the long haul. According to Dr. Click, who gives... Continue Reading

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3D Optometry PC, Mt Pleasant Optometry

With a sometimes piercing sun and a nearly year-round allergy season, Lowcountry residents are always on the lookout for optimal eye care. 3D Optometry has successfully provided that service since 2005. Dr. Thomas Mirabile owns the Mount Pleasant... Continue Reading

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