Optometry

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    Taxonomy Code: LV-2400.6350

    Programs that are staffed by health care professionals who are licensed to provide primary eye care services including comprehensive eye health and vision examinations; diagnosis and treatment of disease and vision disorders; and prescriptions for glasses, contact lenses, low vision rehabilitation, vision therapy and medications. Optometrists check patient vision using eye charts; measure patient nearsightedness, farsightedness, depth perception and other vision problems using optical instruments; prescribe and fit corrective lenses or other corrective treatments to conserve, improve and correct vision; prescribe training exercises to strengthen weak eye muscles; and counsel patients on contact lens use and care, visual hygiene, lighting arrangements, working distances and safety factors. They may also examine eyes for glaucoma and other diseases and refer patients to ophthalmologists or other physicians and surgeons when ocular or other diseases are found. Optometrists may specialize in fitting visual aids for people who are partially blind, fitting contact lenses or correcting special vision problems.

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    FAMILY WELLNESS CENTERDiagnostic and Treatment Center offers primary medical services as well as psychiatric and psychological, podiatry, physical, speech and occupational therapy, audiology, dental, dermatology, endocrinology, gynecology, neurology, nutrition, optometry, and physiatry to individuals with developmental disabilities, mental illness, those who have been dually diagnosed and/or those with traumatic brain injury. Call. Appointment required.SuffolkFAMILY WELLNESS CENTERFAMILY RESIDENCES AND ESSENTIAL ENTERPRISES, INC.
    FREEPORT FAMILY HEALTH CENTERProvides every Long Islander with access to primary and preventive health care regardless of income, residency, age or immigration status. Services include Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Midwifery, Optometrist, Pulmonologist, Cardiology, Podiatry, Dentistry, Behavior Health, and Nutrition.NassauFREEPORT FAMILY HEALTH CENTERLONG ISLAND FQHC, INC.
    VISION IMPAIRMENT CENTERS TO OPTIMIZE REMAINING SIGHT PROGRAMProvides services for veterans with low vision.SuffolkVISION IMPAIRMENT CENTERS TO OPTIMIZE REMAINING SIGHT PROGRAMNORTHPORT VA MEDICAL CENTER

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