What is the Difference Between Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, and Opticians?

If you are in need of some kind of eye care, you might be wondering which health professional to call. Should you schedule an appointment with an optometrist, ophthalmologist, or optician? Depending on your needs, you might be able to get help from any of them or need to see specifically one of them. Though responsibilities differ and can overlap, they each have a role in providing vision care. Here’s a breakdown of the similarities and differences between the three.

Diabetes and Your Vision

Having diabetes comes with many challenges to your health, but did you know your vision can also be negatively impacted by diabetes? There are a few diseases of the eye that are more likely to occur in people with diabetes as a result of it.

Congratulations to Dr. Alfredo Trevino Jr. of Laredo Eye Institute

To the patients of Alfredo Trevino, Jr., MD Ophthalmologist Trevino Eye Clinic & Optical After over 43 years of being given the honor and privilege of serving the Laredo and surrounding area community as an ophthalmologist, I announce my retirement of the practice in ophthalmology as of Wednesday, August 4, 2021. It has been a …

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