Eyes on 40 - Your Vision is Our Focus

Stop in today for a comprehensive eye exam with your Professional Vision eye doctor!

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

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,

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

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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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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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.

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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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Meet Our Eye Doctors

Dr. Gallagher

Dr. Ann Gallagher

Dr. Chryssa Bender

Dr. Chryssa Bender

Dr. Susan Schultz

Dr. Susan Schultz


Dr. Michael Diffendall

How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear them. However, when not obtained and used according to an eye doctor’s instructions, the consequences can be devastating.   Contact Lenses Need to Fit Like...

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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.

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.

Eyes on 40 - Professional Vision of Ellicott City

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