Experts Guide
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Eye Care Experts

Terri Call, O.D.

Primary optometric care • Ocular disease • Low vision

Christopher Girkin, M.D.

Pediatric and adult glaucoma • Complex cataracts


Tyler Hall, M.D.

Cataracts • Eye safety

John Mason, M.D.

Ocular melanoma • Diabetic retinopathy • Macular surgery

Cynthia Owsley, Ph.D.

Age-related macular degeneration • Vision and driving • Improving eye care access and quality for underserved populations

Shilpa Register, OD

Contacts • Ocular disease • Primary eye care

Beth Steele, O.D., FAAO

Primary optometric care • Ocular disease