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Eyes on 40 - Your Vision is Our Focus

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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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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 in Ellicott City

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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

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What Exactly Is Presbyopia?

If you notice a loss of near vision, then you are probably experiencing presbyopia. Multifocal contact lenses may be exactly what you are looking for! You will be able to enjoy the advantages of contacts, and ditch your reading glasses when reading or writing.

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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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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. At Eyes On 40, our eye doctors offer numerous treatment options for 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.

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Multifocal Contact Lenses: The Next Solution

If you are noticing a loss of near vision, then you probably have presbyopia. Maybe you want to enjoy the advantages of contacts, as well as ditch your reading glasses when reading or writing? Multifocal contact lenses may be exactly what you are looking for and your Professional Vision eye doctor can help!

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