Greg Ray, O.D.- Your Optometrist in Clarksville
Eyes are important indicators of overall health, and comprehensive eye care goes beyond a prescription for glasses or contact lenses. Dr. Greg Ray, O.D. takes the time to get to know you, your eye care history, and your vision needs. Our optometrist in Clarksville, TN provides the expert care, advice, options, and follow up you need whether you are a new patient or an existing one.
Q&A with Dr. Greg Ray
What should I do if I have a red eye that is not getting better?
This should be checked immediately, as not all red eyes are caused by infections or allergies. Some red eyes may be due to an increase in eye pressure, which can lead to blindness. Others may be caused by internal eye inflammation which can lead to vision loss as well. We recommend that ALL red eyes be evaluated since the exact cause needs to be professionally determined.
Why Choose Us?
- We provide complete visual and ocular health examinations, and treat as necessary.
- We have the latest technology to help us diagnose eye conditions sooner and more accurately.
- We can treat most medical eye conditions, and can remove foreign bodies from the eyes.
- We have a Dry Eye and Allergy Clinic in-office to deal with these eye conditions.
- Dr Greg Ray has been in this area for 26 years, and is very much involved in community activities.
The Advantages of Walmart Based Eye Doctor in Clarksville, TN
Being located next to the Walmart Vision Center makes it convenient for you to purchase glasses and contact lenses with the help of Walmart’s knowledgeable technicians and licensed opticians. Walmart has everyday low prices on glasses and contacts so you know you will get a good value as well as convenience.
In addition to eye exams and contact lens fittings, Dr. Greg Ray has over 25 years of experience treating a wide variety of medical conditions, including Pink/Red Eyes, Lasik Co-Management, and Dry Eyes.
Dr. Ray also specializes in Pediatric Eye Care. Many common visual conditions can be missed on a ‘school screening’ and will only be found during a comprehensive eye examination.
Our independent Clarksville Optometrist is conveniently located at the St. B Walmart Supercenter.
Dr. Greg Ray is an independent Doctor of Optometry who leases office space from Walmart. Practicing within a busy supercenter allows him to see a wide variety of patients and eye conditions, giving him valuable experience in providing quality eyecare. Eye care Clarksville, Tennessee eye care specialists.
Dr. Ray and his staff are not employees of Walmart, and Walmart does not influence how they provide care. Since they do not have a financial interest in selling glasses or contact lenses, you can be confident that they will recommend the products that best suit your needs.
What is Astigmatism?
Astigmatism is a type of refractive error where light is not focused evenly on the retina. Distorted or blurred vision results at all distances. Additional symptoms can include headaches, eyestrain, trouble driving at night and more. If it occurs early in life it can result in amblyopia.
It is unclear what causes astigmatism. Genetics may play a role. The underlying mechanism involves abnormalities in the eye’s lens or an irregular curvature of the cornea. Greg Ray O.D. in Clarksville, Tennessee will diagnosis the situation with a comprehensive eye exam.
There are 3 possibilities for treatment: glasses, contact lenses, and surgery. Glasses are the simplest of course while contact lenses can provide a wider field of vision. Refractive surgery permanently changes the shape of the eye and corrects the situation.