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What is an Ophthalmologist?
An ophthalmologist is a medical or osteopathic doctor who specializes in eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists differ from optometrists and opticians in their levels of training and in what they can d
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As Nick Foles prepares for his next game, we can thank local optician Jim Mulligan of Bouquet Mulligan DeMaio that he does so with the greatest optical style possible.
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Even kids with 20/20 eyesight can have vision problems at school, optometrist says
Even kids with 20/20 eyesight can have vision problems at school, optometrist says Leavenworth optometrist Ashley Reddell shows Basehor Chamber of Commerce members a black-and-white image of a cow during the Chamber's meeting Thursday at Reece & Nichols in Basehor. Members struggled to identify what was pictured until Reddell clicked her pointer to bring up an outline around the cow's head. The exercise demonstrated that vision…
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In light of recent outbreaks in the United States, optometrists should be aware of common ocular complications associated with measles.