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"The hospital is a clean, friendly place with concerned nurses and staff. I was kept abreast of what was happening and escorted to the recovery room as soon as it" was possible. There was even a lovely "care" dog who came by to help people relax.

-Judith D.

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"It's about time to go again. We definitely plan on going back. I was thinking that I need to call and find when the last appointment was and that I need to" reschedule. I go once every two or three years because I really
’t have that many problems. I
’t have any problem with the office staff or with anybody or anything. He is great with me. He is friendly, outgoing and talks to us. He is also really good with kids. I started taking my kids there when they were much younger. They are now 20 and 24. They have been going there since they were in elementary school. He has kids around their age. They listen to us and talk to us. They pay attention.

-Jenny M.

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Children often are diagnosed with illnesses and conditions that affect adults, but because of their special needs, they are often referred to pediatric specialists. Specialists in all areas can provide treatment plans to improve health and quality of life.

Pediatric optometry

Pediatric optometry is the branch of medicine that deals with the examination, diagnosis and treatment of children's eyes. Pediatric optometrists are specially trained to treat visual disorders in children.

There's no evidence that multimedia technology harms the eyesight of children, but experts says we haven't used the technology long enough to know how it will affect a child's future vision. (Photo by Paul Shepherd)
Eye Care - Pediatric Optometry

Find out if too much time spent texting, looking at looking at computer screens, handheld gadgets and playing video games is harming your children's eyes.

It is easy to confuse a school vision screening with an eye examination, but they are not the same thing, says Malara. (Photo by Jeremy Deal)
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An eye screening at school is not enough to know whether your child’s vision is in full working order. They need to regularly visit an optometrist.

Children are often unaware of their own vision changes because they usually happen so gradually, meaning extra caution should be used, says Murray. (Photo courtesy of Angie’s List member Radcliffe F. of Fremont, California)
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A child's vision is something that can deteriorate over time with few symptoms. One highly rated provider explains how regular eye exams can help prevent this.

Dr. Steven Leighton checks the eyes of a young patient at his Charlotte, N.C., eye clinic. (Photo by Jeremy Deal)
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If you worry that too much time spent using computers and other technology will harm your child's eyesight, try these tips to minimize potential damage.

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I apologize, but eyeglasses fall under our Eye Care - Optometry which is included in the Health list. Currently, you're enrolled in our Basic membership which only includes access to our Home list.
 
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This is Kyle K from Member Care. I'm happy to help!

I apologize, but optometrists fall under our Eye Care category which is included in the Health list. Currently, you're enrolled in our Basic membership which only includes access to our Home list.

If you'd like to upgrade your membership to the Plus or Premium plan, we'll be happy to assist you with this search. If interested, give us a call at 1.888.944.5478 and we'll take care of this adjustment. Again, I do apologize for any misunderstanding.
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Pediatric Optometry reviews in Philadelphia

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The experience was great. I have gone into them three or four times already for adjustments and stuff like that. The personnel is really good and they are pretty timely with everything. They are reasonable and they give you good recommendations.
- Karl M.
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Her eye pain is gone and she loves her glasses. He has great bedside manors especially with kids. I could tell he was a teacher before OD. Dr
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understands kids my daughter is very comfortable with him. All of our question were answered in a understandable manor. I am going to bring my mother to him as well for low vision test. I highly recommend him. We drive almost an hour to see him.





- Helena S.
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I was very happy with
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and everyone at
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. The service was excellent and everyone was very friendly. Everyone loves my new glasses and has helped improve my look. I will recommend
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to everyone I know that needs glasses.
- Timothy H.
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My 15 yr old son was referred to the office for a Developmental Optometry exam. When I looked at the referral I realized it was over 30 miles from my home; I seriously questioned why we were being sent so far when there were so many offices closer, including the optometrist who my other son and husband currently use. I figured there was a good reason and after meeting with Dr.
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, I knew exactly why!
Upon learning he was being driven so far for an eye appointment, my son declared, “My vision is perfect, I
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’t need to go”. Note, we have two types of drives with my son. Local, those under 20 minutes that
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’t require Dramamine (for motion sickness) which tend to be more acceptable, and then those requiring the nasty taste of Dramamine. The whole way there I kept thinking, why am I driving so far? The whole way home I kept thinking, I am so glad I drove so far!
My son is not much for talking, but from the point he met Dr.
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he was very at ease and open with his words. Dr.
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talked to my son (not at him or down to him as many tend to do) and got him to open up and I learned things for the first time about what happens to my son after he reads for more than x minutes. I was astonished that basically a stranger got him admitting to things he didn’t ever tell his trusted circle. Remember, this is the same kid who about an hour previously declared his vision was perfect.
Throughout the appointment, Dr.
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was professional, thorough, warm and understanding with my son. He really listened to him, and clearly explained to him what his eyes were doing in a way that he could understand. He was also extremely patient with my son, as his eyes kept watering from bright lights in his eye (and yes sometimes before the light went in his eyes, his trained response).
Three months later we went for a follow-up. This time I didn’t get the typical “I
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’t want to go” and he took his Dramamine and got into the car without complaint. Again, my son felt very at ease with Dr.
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and even admitted that he wasn’t wearing his glasses as ordered. Again, Dr.
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was very thorough in his evaluation based on what he was hearing, put him through
additional testing to
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out any other issues and see how he was doing with the glasses, and talked to my son in a way that was clear and concise. He didn’t scold him or try to trick him into wearing his glasses. He simply discussed with him the importance of wearing his glasses and also about where my son sees himself in the future. He again explained how the glasses would help. Dr.
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told my son about his past, to help make my son’s journey a little more relatable and to help him make better choices.
I now have no reservations about the added drive. The local optometrist center that part of the family sees doesn’t come close to comparing. Someday when I admit that I should probably see an optometrist again, I will definitely be driving to see Dr.
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- TIM & MARGO F.
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We swear by this practice - and have recommended Dr.
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to our friends. He is always so incredibly kind, thorough, and knowledgable!
When I took my mom to see him, I was so impressed by how he tailored the exam to her hearing and processing needs. At 93 yrs. she's pretty amazing - but still, most doctor appointments are a strain because they speak too quickly and quietly...and frankly, don't treat the elderly as a "real" people. This was not the case with Dr.
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. Just as I predicted, Dr.
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's presription for my mom was right on target, because he conducted her exam at a pace that really evaluated her vision, instead of putting her through a stressful, confusing flurry of choices and questions. He made her feel comfortable and met her vision needs perfectly. Can't say enough good about Dr.
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and the fine people who work with him!
- Kay J.
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Receiving my glasses was the usual amount of time.
The staff fitted my glasses and I left the office.
The problem, I feel, was the lab. My glasses were supposed to darken with exposure to sunlight, but they didn't
National replaced them for free.
But again, I felt the problem was with the lab that made the glasses. I wear these glassses but am looking for a new place to order a new pair.

- Donna K.
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Dr.
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has all the new toys an optometrist dreams of: the latest eye care knowledge, the latest testing gadgets (no more drops and air puffs, folks), and the latest edgy, hip frames for sale. He put my young daughter instantly at ease and walked her right through her first eye exam -- She actually enjoyed it! The frames here are so fun that my daughter was mad she didn't need glasses, and I was sorta happy that I do. I felt really good knowing we were getting the most up-to-date eye care available. The exam didn't cost anymore than the exam you get at a franchise cube. You can spend a lot for frames here, but you'll also find frames at the lower end of the price spectrum. It's a bonus that it all happens in a design-savvy office full of industrially inspired worktables and display cases that Dr.
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commissioned.
- Lynn M.
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I was first referred to "Dr. Z" by our pediatrician for our son. Our first reason for seeing the doctor was that his tear ducts were still clogged. The second reason is that we have a family history of congenital glaucoma and wanted to make sure that he looked healthy. Our first appointment was when he was just a 8 months old. The office is small, but run very efficiently. I found it very reassuring to see quite a few little ones. The appointment itself was quick, but the "Dr. Z" explained every procedure and why it was being done. Everything looked good, but she wanted to see us again at a year if the tear ducts remained closed. Fortunately, they opened so he had a recheck at age two. This appointment was a little longer complete with his eyes being dilated to check for the glaucoma. Everything was fine. It was quite a relief. We could not be happier with "Dr. Z." We have also had possible pink eye scares and the office was extremely terrific about squeezing us in.
- Ellen E.

All Pediatric Optometrists in Philadelphia, PA

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Advanced Medical Certification

2850 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway

Bala Eye Care

501 Belmont Ave
Bala Cynwyd

Bierman, Dr. Arnold

PO Box 1369
Lansdale

Boyland, Dr. James P.

1154 Pulaski Hwy

Brandywine Vision Associates

410 W Linfield Rd
Royersford

Brookhaven Vision Source

4106 Edgmont Avenue
Brookhaven

Bruce Schnall MD

1000 White Horse Rd

Budinger, Dr. Leslie D.

287 W Uwchlan Ave
Downingtown

Christie Eyecare

1215 WEST BALTIMORE PIKE, SUITE 13
Media

Custom Eyes Vision Center

3425 Limelikn Pike
Chalfont

Descant, Dr. Vivian

950 Industrial Blvd
Southampton

Doylestown Family Eye Associates

16 West State St
Doylestown

Dr's Mark and Suzanne Boas

577 W Uwchlan Ave
Exton

Dunoff, Dr. Lance B.

7834 Oxford Ave
Philadelphia

Even, Dr. Kim B.

221 N Henderson Rd
King Of Prussia

Eye associates of richboro

110 east elizabeth lane

Eye Encounters

1925 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia

Eye Encounters

1325 Market Street
Philadelphia

Eye Innovations

1204 W. Township Line Rd
Drexel Hill

Fox Chase Family Eye Care

7834 Oxford Avenue
Philadelphia

Galanter, Dr. Stephen M.

7142 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia

Geoffrey Paterson, O.D.

1067 West Baltimore Pike
Media

Gimbel Eye Associates

154 E. Lancaster Ave.
Wayne

Glasses Galore

2842 S Eagle Rd
Newtown

Haddon Family Eye Care

105 White Horse Pike

Harleysville Eye Associates

426 Main St
Harleysville

Holistic Vision

930 Henrietta Ave
Huntingdon Valley

Holistic Vision

930 Henrietta Ave
Huntingdon Valley

Lenscrafters - Dr. Nguyen

2300 E Lincoln Highway
Langhorne

Mackewiz, Dr. W Lee

725 PULASKI HWY

Matossian Eye Associates

1445 Whitehorse Mercerville Rd

Mielcarek, Dr. Leon M

319 W State St
Media

Miller, Dr. Mark

2842 S Eagle Rd
Newtown

Mudgil, Dr. A. Vijay

795 E Marshall St
West Chester

Point of View Eyecare

736 Baltimore Pike
Glen Mills

Prate Family Eye Care

1405 Chews Landing Rd

Primary Eye Care Associates

925 Horsham Rd
Horsham

ReplaceALens

7800 E Iliff Ave

Shade Eyecare, LLC

142 Shoemaker Rd
Pottstown

Skippack EyeCare

3880 Skippack Pike
Skippack

Smart Choice Eyewear

314 Bristol Pike
Croydon

Soll Eye Associates Northeast Division

10160 Bustleton Ave
Philadelphia

Staab, Dr. Al

151 Greentree Rd

Tannen, Dr. Barry

1777 Kuser Rd

The Optical Shoppe

700 E. Clements Bridge Rd.

Todays Eyewear

3200 Red Lion Rd.
Philadelphia

Toyzer, ODDr. Barry J.

154 W Eagle Rd
Havertown

Trappe Family Eyecare

115 W. Main Street, Suite. A
Collegeville

Village Optical

2944 Conestoga Road
Glenmoore

Visual Eyes

1924 County Line Rd.
Huntingdon Valley

Weidig, Dr. Christopher

1005 Penllyn Pike
Spring House

Weidig, Dr. Christopher.

1005 Penllyn Pike
Spring House

WhereismyDoctor.com

427 N Tatnall St 96120

Wilmington Family Eye Care

801 E. Newport Pike

Wrigley Eye Associates

1919 Chestnut St
Philadelphia
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