About Lewyckyj • Taglia • Felton Eye Clinics

For almost 30 years, LTF Eye Clinics have been serving patients and families in Northwest Indiana with precision, experience, expertise, and attention that are hard to find anywhere else. As we grow, so does our staff, which today includes six eye doctors.

Our eye doctors serve on staff at the following hospitals: Porter Memorial Hospital, Franciscan Physicians Hospital, St. Anthony Medical Center, Community Hospital, Munster, and Lake Park Surgery Center.

What's the difference between an ophthalmologist and an optometrist?

Ophthalmologists

An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor (MD) specializing in the well-being and treatment of illnesses relating to the eye (much like a cardiologist specializes in the heart, or a neurologist specializes on the nervous system). Our ophthalmologists can diagnose and treat any medical condition that affects your eyes, such as glaucoma or diabetic retinopathy. They also perform expert surgical procedures, such as corneal transplant, LASIK vision correction, or cataract surgery. [Meet our ophthalmologists >]

Optometrists

An optometrist is a certified specialist who is trained to examine your eyes for visual defects, diagnose problems or impairments, and prescribe corrective lenses or related treatments. An optometrist may also monitor progress in eye conditions, such as macular degeneration, changes related to diabetes, or an infection such as pink eye. [Meet our optometrists >]

Our staff also includes opticians — certified specialists in fitting, adjusting, and ordering contacts lenses, frames, lenses, and glasses.


 

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