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Our vision staff is here to help you choose frames sure to suit your face - including MODO. Stop by today!

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We are conveniently located in Ellicott City along Route 40 just before Route 29 where we serve all local neighborhoods, such as Columbia and Catonsville, MD,

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Come peruse our huge selection of designer frames in Ellicott City, MD!

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Great Eyewear and Eye Care in Ellicott City, MD

Our office is located in Ellicott City. We also proudly serve patients from Columbia and Catonsville as well as all of Maryland’s Howard County and the Baltimore–Washington Metropolitan Area – schedule an appointment today.

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Professional Vision of Ellicott City provides exceptional eyecare from carrying the latest eye health technology, trained staff to assist you with eyewear or medical / vision insurance, and personal attention to ensure you experience a wonderful visit at our practice.

Each of our eye doctors are qualified, professional optometrists who offer comprehensive eye exams, dry eye treatment, management of ocular diseases like diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, or glaucoma, and much more. Visit us or call to find out more about your eye health.

Meet Our Eye Doctors

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Dr. Ann Gallagher

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Dr. Chryssa Bender

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Dr. Susan Schultz

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Dr. Michael Diffendall

Silhouette’s philosophy is that eyewear should be lightweight and comfortable, strong and attractive. Silhouette uses innovative technology to create sophisticated eyewear of the highest quality that is highly functional and stylish. Silhouette’s stunning designs which are inspired by approaching eyewear as an accessory to one’s appearance, have won numerous international design awards.

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Eye Focus on Vision

We offer comprehensive medical eye exams performed with the most up-to-date equipment. Our practice has over 75 combined years of experience and continues to provide the best quality, care, and customer service to every one of our patients.

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Eye Focus on Vision

Experiencing changes in your vision can be difficult with any eye condition or ocular disease. We provide the expertise necessary to help you manage & maintain optimal eye health.

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Eye Focus: How is Glaucoma Detected?

It is so important to catch the first signs of glaucoma, as early diagnosis and treatment can often mean the difference between vision and blindness. Routine eye exams ensure early detection and a variety of other steps are practical to proactively prevent the development of glaucoma.

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How is Glaucoma Treated?

Early diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma can often mean the difference between vision and blindness. If you are diagnosed with glaucoma the goal is to prevent loss of vision. The good news is that your Eyes On 40 eye doctor offers numerous treatment options for glaucoma including eye drops, pills, laser surgery or a combination of the above.

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Forms of Glaucoma

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There are several types of glaucoma. The two main types are Open-angle and Angle-closure.

Open-Angle Glaucoma, the most common type of glaucoma, is caused by the slow clogging of the drainage canals, resulting in increased eye pressure. “Open-angle” means that the angle where the iris meets the cornea is as wide and open as it should be. Open-angle glaucoma is also called primary or chronic glaucoma and develops over time.

Angle-Closure Glaucoma has a closed or narrow angle between the iris and cornea, it develops very quickly, with noticeable symptoms and damage.
It is also called acute glaucoma or narrow-angle glaucoma and it demands immediate medical attention.

Normal-Tension Glaucoma (NTG)
Also called low-tension or normal-pressure glaucoma. In normal-tension glaucoma the optic nerve is damaged even though the eye pressure is not very high. We still don't know why some people’s optic nerves are damaged even though they have almost normal pressure levels.

Congenital Glaucoma
This type of glaucoma occurs in babies when there is incorrect or incomplete development of the eye's drainage canals during the prenatal period. This is a rare condition that may be inherited. When uncomplicated, microsurgery can often correct the structural defects. Other cases are treated with medication and surgery.

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We Accept Many Insurances

Our office makes the extra effort to work with many health & vision insurances in order to better suit all our patients's needs. Make sure to contact our office for further assistance regarding your particular plan.

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Are you over 40 and struggling to read?

If reading up close has become a challenge, then it may be time for multifocal contacts or eyeglasses. Or perhaps you would prefer progressive lenses or reading glasses. What ever your vision needs, our eye doctors at Eyes On 40 are here to help!

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4 Ways to Save Your Vision Over Age 40

1) Multi-focal Contact Lenses - Get the distance to see clearly up close & far away each day with Multifocal contact lenses, both in the regular & 1-day varieties.

2) Multi-focal Eyeglass Lenses - Eyeglass lenses with more than one power to help those of us over age 40 deal with the normal, age-related loss of near vision called presbyopia.

3) Progressive Lenses - These lenses have a gradual change in power from the top to the bottom of the lens, providing a range of powers for clear vision far away, up close and everywhere in between.

4) Reading Glasses - It's worth it to go with custom-made reading glasses (versus the drugstore variety) - you will experience extra comfort and precise vision.

Our Latest Arrival

Eyezen+ lenses are an upgrade from your everyday lenses that help defend against Harmful Blue Light emitted from digital devices and eye strain.

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