Your vision and eye health are most important to us. At Milton Eye Care we take time to ensure our patients are receiving a thorough eye exam. Your eye exam will your vision, eye muscle coordination and ocular health. Dr. Khan and Dr. Cookson will assess your risk for eye conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration and formulate an action plan for prevention of these diseases.
Optometrist? Ophthalmologist? Optician? What is the difference?
An optometrist is a doctor of optometry who examines patients in order to diagnose, treat, manage and prevent diseases and disorders of the eye and vision system and its related structures. An optometrist may also provide, fit and adjust eyeglasses, contact lenses or subnormal vision devices for patients who require them.
An ophthalmologist is a physician who, upon graduation from medical school, undertakes several years of post-graduate training in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye. As well as diagnosing and treating ocular disease either by medical or surgical means, ophthalmologists may offer oculo-visual assessment, which includes prescription for corrective lenses..
An optician provides, fits and adjusts eyeglasses, contact lenses or subnormal vision devices on the prescription of an optometrist or physician.