For more than 30 years, Ozark Eye Center has provided a broad range of services to help our patients and their families achieve the best vision possible. We offer both medical and vision care services utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and procedures. Our goal is to provide our patients with accurate diagnoses and treatments to keep your eyes healthy for years to come. From children to seniors, we can help at any stage of life. Below are some of the more common eye diseases and vision ailments we treat, but contact us today for more information about our surgery services or our optical shop.
Vision Care Services
Comprehensive Eye Exams for Children and Adults
Complete Optical Department
Contact Lens Fittings and Dispensing
Free Frame Adjustments
Sun and Sport Glasses
Medical and Surgical Services
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) affects the macula, which is the part of the eye that allows you to see fine details. For some patients, this disease advances slowly, while in others it can progress quickly and lead to a loss of vision in both eyes. AMD is the leading cause of vision loss in Americans 60 years of age and older.
Blepharitis is a condition that causes eyelid inflammation and can be difficult to manage due to its tendency to recur. There are two types: Anterior, which affects the outside front of the eyelid, and posterior, which impacts the inside of the eyelid.
Blepharospasm is an abnormal, Involuntary blinking and spasms of the eyelid, which develop without any warning.
Custom Cataract Care
A cataract is the clouding of the eye’s lens and prevents light from focusing clearly inside the eye. Most cataracts are age-related and are common among the elderly. We offer no-stitch surgery and multifocal, astigmatic, intraocular implants.
Diabetic Eye Disease
Diabetes impacts many systems of the body, including your eyes. Diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness in American adults. This disease is caused by changes in the blood vessels of the retina. As with many eye diseases, they progress slowly and patients often don’t notice them. Allow us to help you, by detecting and treating this disease early before irreparable damage has occurred.
When your eyes don’t produce tears properly, the surface of the eye may become inflamed due to dry eye. If left untreated, this condition can lead to ulcers, or scars on the cornea, and some vision loss.
Glaucoma is a disease that attacks the optic nerve and can result in vision loss and blindness. When the fluid inside the eye rises, it creates pressure and begins damaging the optic nerve.
The retina is a tissue inside of the eye that sends visual messages through the optic nerve. It’s a light-sensitive layer of tissue that when detached, it is pulled from its normal position. If left untreated, it can cause permanent vision loss.