Eyes on 40 - Your Vision is Our Focus

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


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,


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


Great Eyewear and Eye Care in Ellicott City, MD

With an office in Ellicott City, Professional Vision serves 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

Dr. Ann Gallagher

Dr. Chryssa Bender

Dr. Susan Schultz

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.

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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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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