Reading an eye chart mounted or projected on a wall is a standard part of every visit to the optometrist today, but it wasn't always that way. Centuries ago, practitioners struggled to measure vis ...View Article
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Welcome to the official website for Dr. Dorothy Park and Associates, your trusted Columbia optometrist. Dr. Dorothy J. Park and her dedicated team have provided a high standard of individualized optometry services for families in and around Columbia, SC since 1988. We've achieved that track record of success by always putting our patients' needs first. That is why we schedule eye appointments starting at 8am and as late at 6pm (along with our "Lunch Express" options). By making eye care more convenient, we also help to ensure that you can obtain that care when you need it for a lifetime of better ocular health and vision.
Optometrists and ophthalmologists have many similarities and differences. Ophthalmologists are trained to be ocular surgeons; there are 7 different specialties! Optometrists care for the medical health of your eyes, treat diseases (such as glaucoma) and make sure that you see the very best. Dr. Park owns the practice and the location, making "the buck stop here." The commercial chains are tempting but are mostly owned and operated by larger corporations with employee doctors. We at Dr. Dorothy Park & Associates will give you the best care known in the eye care community.
Everyone from infants to seniors can benefit from the primary eye care services we offer in Columbia. You can rely on us for:
Please take a moment to explore this website and learn more about the many features and services we provide here at Dr. Dorothy Park & Associates. Then contact us at (803) 254-6306 to schedule an eye exam or other necessary care from our Columbia optometrist!