Optometry

Doctors of Optometry, or optometrists, are the primary care providers for our eyes. Guthrie optometrists offer:

  • Basic and comprehensive eye exams, including diabetic eye exams
  • Vision tests
  • Diagnosis of refractive errors such as nearsightedness or farsightedness
  • Diagnosis of eye diseases such as glaucoma or cataracts
  • Prescriptions for eyeglasses or contacts

Low Vision

Low vision is vision loss that cannot be corrected with glasses, contacts, medical or surgical treatment. It can be caused by diseases such as macular degeneration, glaucoma or retinopathy, by eye injuries or by stroke.

Guthrie optometrists can help people with low vision find aids to help them perform daily activities. Examples include:

  • Prescription glasses
  • Magnifying glasses
  • Magnifiers