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Resources For Finding an Eye Doctor

Saturday, July 20, 2013 @ 07:07 AM
Author: Amit Mathur

Resources For Finding an Eye Doctor

The time has come to find an eye doctor and you don’t know where to begin. There are many resources for finding an eye doctor in your area. You want to look at experience, convenience and ease since you may visit the eye doctor numerous times if you have significant eye problems.

  • Ask for recommendations.
  • Find a doctor close to your job.

Start by asking for recommendations of eye doctors from friends and family. If you are new to the area and don’t feel comfortable asking people for a recommendation, get searching online. If you have a doctor, you can also ask him or her for a referral. Most doctors have a group they refer out to, even for optometry. This is a great way to ensure you get an eye doctor that’s also in your area and has the trust of a colleague.

For those seeking a doctor online, look at databases and online review sites that provide a comprehensive guide to optometrists in the area. This should lead you to a doctor’s website which will give you further details on the location, hours and services.

Most people seek out a doctor near their home. Think about finding an eye doctor close to your job. If you work centrally, this may be easier than getting in with a doctor near your house. You likely spend a lot of time at work, so eye appointments can be scheduled after work or you can request to get off early in order to make an appointment.

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