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Comprehensive vision and eye health examinations are performed as well as contact lens examinations by our doctors. We also have an optical boutique with stylish frames for all budgets. Our optician has twenty-five years professional experience and will assist and guide you as desired.

Our office provides medical treatment for most eye diseases. We treat common eye infections such as bacterial conjunctivitis with antibiotics. Inflammatory and allergy eye disorders are treated with steroids, antihistamines, and other medications. Eye injuries such as metal in the cornea or abrasions are treated in the office. Glaucoma requires frequent monitoring with our state of the art instrumentation including scanning laser ophthalmoscopic evaluation and medical treatment (eye drops) which we provide to many patients. Dilated fundus examination allows evaluation for diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, and macular degeneration. Dry eye can be treated with insertion of punctal plugs.

We commonly provide pre- and post-operative care for cataract surgery on a case-by-case basis. With the advancements in no-stitch cataract surgery we can usually take care of you in our office starting on the first day after surgery. As your regular eye doctor, we feel that it is in your best interest for us to work closely with the cataract surgeon of your choice in providing continuity of care.

Laser eye surgery, LASIK, to correct nearsighted, farsighted, and astigmatic conditions has been provided to hundreds of our patients. We co-manage LASIK surgery care with several highly experienced LASIK surgeons, and we provide the post-operative care in our office in most cases. We also co-manage ICL (Implantable Contact Lens) procedure.


Athens Eye Clinic now provides Diopsys Vision Testing. This painless, non-invasive vision test utilizes electrophysiological technology to determine how your eyes communicate with your brain. These results aid in the diagnosis and treatment planning of many vision disorders.

OCT Technology

The iVue is a high definition optical coherence tomography (OCT) which can virtually dissect the retina, optic disc, and cornea. This helps detect pathology much earlier, which allows for more effective treatment. It can detect and monitor many diseases and conditions such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, vitreous detachments, and corneal dystrophies.

Digital Retina Camera

The Cannon Eye Q Lite Digital Retinal Imaging instrument is a state of the art piece of equipment used to increase the efficiency diabetic screening, pathology, documentation, and diagnostic consultation which ultimately leads to a quicker and more accurate diagnosis. The Eye Q takes a high resolution, 6.3 million pixels, image of the retina and this digital image is stored with the rest of the patient's records.

Automated Refractor and Keratometer

Our comprehensive eye examinations include computerized automated refraction utilizing a state of the art instrument with rotary prisms yielding the most accurate automated testing to date. Then the doctors, using traditional vision testing with a phoropter, confirm the results. Proper determination of your prescription is both an art and science.


The pachymeter is a device used to measure corneal thickness. The pachymeter is a crucial tool in the treatment and management of Glaucoma. It is also useful in patients desiring LASIK surgery and for corneal disease.

Automated Threshold Visual Fields

Testing one's visual field is an essential component in the efficient diagnosis and management glaucoma. The instrument determines if the an ocular disease has effected one's visual field, and if it has it allows the optometrist to determine the severity of the disease and to track its progression.

Tonopen and Goldmann Tonometry

These instruments are used to check intraocular pressure for Glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

Slit Lamp Photography

This instrument allows for the photo documentation of disorders and diseases of the anterior segment of the eye.

Electronic Health Records

This is the state of the art medical record keeping system used atAthens Eye Clinic. It allows for the more efficient storage of a patient's information thereby increasing the ease of accessing records and the tracking of eye diseases.

Remote Spectacle Tracing

This tool allows us to trace and electronically transmit, utilizing broadband technology, the exact three dimensional spectacle data to our regional ophthalmic lab for the highest quality fabrication of eyeglasses and rapid production time.