Dr. Aaron Brent McKinley and the staff at Dothan Eye Care are dedicated to providing you with the personalized care you deserve using only the latest, most innovative techniques in eye care. We offer a variety of refractive surgery and general ophthalmology treatments to help restore and maintain your optimal vision health.
Remove the film of protein behind your lens to restore your vision and correct cloudiness.
Receive laser treatment to relieve painful symptoms of both open-angle and narrow-angle glaucoma.
Treat mild to moderate degrees of farsightedness and astigmatism with laser refractive surgery.
Treat the growth of new blood vessels at the retina with injections or laser surgery.
Correct dry or wet macular degeneration using laser surgery and regular check-ups.
Dothan Eye Care proudly serves the residents and guests of Dothan and Enterprise, AL in all of their vision needs. We prioritize your vision and eye health to help you protect your vision for life.
Our physicians bring decades of experience to the exam room, so you know your eye health is in great hands. We are open Monday through Friday for your convenience and we accept all major forms of insurance.
You, like everyone, want to take care of your vision and you likely have a few questions about how to do it. That’s exactly what we’re here for.
Eye exams are recommended periodically, with the interval differing for various age groups. In the first three years of infancy, a child should have vision checked along with normal pediatric checkups. Between the ages of three and six (the most crucial period of eye development) an eye exam should be scheduled every year or two. After that period, until adulthood, exams should be scheduled as necessary. During the twenties one should have at least one exam. During the thirties one should have at least two exams. In the forties, fifties, and early sixties, one should schedule an exam every two to four years. For seniors, an exam every year or two is recommended.
In addition to these basic guidelines, people with a family history of eye problems, those monitoring a diagnosed eye disease, or those with certain high risk diseases such as diabetes, it is recommended that exams should be performed at least once a year. Regular eye exams are the best way to keep you seeing your world clearly.
Any abnormal phenomena or changes in your vision can indicate a variety of possible problems. The key to preserving vision in the face of most eye diseases is early treatment. Thus it is important to consult an ophthalmologist if you notice anything unusual or any change in your vision. It could be a serious problem, or it could be inconsequential, but the peace of mind and the possibility of catching a serious problem early are certainly worth it.
Many serious eye diseases often have little or no symptoms until they are well developed. The only way to diagnose a problem early in such a case is to schedule periodic eye exams. This is the best way to preserve the clearest vision possible for life.
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