LEADING OPTOMETRISTS IN Zanesville
South Zanesville Eye Care
We welcome patients of all ages to our comfortable optometry practice. Our warm and trusted eye doctors in Zanesville, Ohio provide personalized optical and medical eye care services to satisfy your family’s needs at any age, from pediatrics to geriatrics. Depending upon your age, lifestyle and overall health, we can provide all your vision care requirements.
VISIT OUR EYE CARE CLINIC
- Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
- Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
- Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
- Thursday: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
- Friday: Closed
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
In our friendly clinic, we become familiar with each individual patient in order to customize eye exams and treatment options. Our family eye care services include eye exams for kids and adults, vision therapy, vision correction and management of age-related eye disease. Located conveniently to serve Zanesville residents, we offer hours to suit every family’s schedule.
My son and I had a wonderful time at the office it was light and not stressful, they all were very nice and the office functioned as a team, it was clean and comfortable ... Dr. Whitaker was great with me and my son's questions ... five stars can’t wait to get our glasses in a week which is amazing as well also alot of styles of glasses
Q&A with Your OPTOMETRIST
Q: Are some people more prone to having Dry Eyes than others?
A: People who suffer from allergies, or have systemic inflammatory diseases like arthritis and Sjogren's tend to be more susceptible to developing dry eye syndrome. There are many factors that contribute to dry eyes. The medications we take, our surrounding environment, age, and hormonal factors among other things can be considerations.
Q: I wear multifocal eyeglasses. Is it possible for me to wear contact lenses?
A: Of course! There are several different types of multifocal contact lenses, and we specialize in fitting each patient with the one that will be the most comfortable and correct his or her vision the best. There are bifocal, multifocal, and monovision lenses to choose from, and they're available in Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP) or soft contact lenses. Depending on your prescription and what is most comfortable, we will fit you with a contact lens that will provide you with great vision. There are 3 good options for patients who want to use contact lenses to correct distance and near vision at the same time. Most patients can be successful with either multifocal contact lenses or monovision. Both of those options would make you glasses free. Some people prefer having contact lenses for distance and then wearing "cheaters" when they need to read. The right decision is usually based on your lifestyle and visual demands.
Q: I work all day on my computer. How can I reduce the strain to my eyes?
A: Usually we recommend that the height of the monitor should be level with the tip of your nose. The screen should be 26 - 30 inches away from your eyes. You can prevent glare from the screen and the harmful effects of blue light by wearing anti-glare lenses and blue light protection. In addition you should follow the 20-20-20 rule. For every 20 minutes of computer use, you should take a break for 20 seconds by looking at an object that is 20 feet away from you. If you feel that your eyes are suffering from computer use, please call to make an appointment so we can evaluate your condition.
CONTACT LENSES FOR YOU
We offer a wide selection of contact lenses including disposable soft contacts, bifocal/multifocal, toric, conventional lenses and colored lenses. Our selection of lenses fits your needs.
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