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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Eye Care Specialists diagnose and treat eye diseases and conditions.

They correct vision problems, treat eye disease and use the latest surgical procedures to correct and protect your eyesight.

Marshfield Clinic Optometrists and Ophthalmologists specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of vision problems and eye diseases.

Optometrists are doctors of optometry and provide regular eye examinations to identify vision problems.

They check for vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Optometrists also check for other eye conditions or diseases.

Ophthalmologists are medical doctors who diagnose and treat diseases of the eye.

They also perform surgical procedures to correct conditions and disorders of the eye.

Using medical surgical methods we are able to treat eye diseases and conditions that threaten your eyesight.​

Optical shops

Marshfield Clinic has full-service retail optical shops ​at a number of convenient locations. These shops offer a full line of eyewear.​  Learn more about optical services >​


 Cataracts Video

Do You Know How to Preserve Your Eyesight?

Can you harm your vision by sitting too close to the TV? Why is vitamin A good for your eyes? Who is at risk for cataracts? Find the answers by taking this quiz.

1. Which of these habits harms your vision?
2. Healthcare providers advise people not to look directly at the sun. What is it about sunlight that damages eyes?
3. Getting too little of this vitamin can cause problems with night vision. Which one?
4. Safety experts recommend wearing safety goggles during which of these activities?
5. Which of these diseases is a major cause of blindness among older Americans?
6. Which of the following is true about glaucoma?
7. What causes cataracts?
8. AMD is the most common cause of vision impairment in Americans ages 60 and older. How does it affect eyesight?
9. Research shows people can reduce their risk of AMD and cataracts by eating which of these?
10. A 7-year study found people with AMD slowed progress of the disease by taking which of these nutritional supplements?