Our locator makes it easy to find an eye doctor.
Our locator lists the best optometrists in your area. The listings include address, phone number and mapped driving directions. Some enhanced listings include lists of services, office hours, photos and more.
Our locator includes eye doctors and many other eye care specialties such as pediatric eye doctors.
Depending on the type of eye care you are looking for, try using our drop-downs and filters to find exactly what you're seeking.
Our locator includes listings in most parts and neighborhoods of Philadelphia, such as Center City, Chestnut street, City Avenue, Northeast Philadelphia, Bustleton Avenue,South philadelphia, and West Philadelphia.
From routine exams and writing prescriptions to fitting eyeglasses and contact lenses, eye doctors included in the locator provide a range of vision services.
If you need more specialized care, such as Pediatric Eye Specialist, Cornea and Contact Lense Specialist and much more. Just simply select one of the following “Specialities” in the filter menu.
The climate in Philadelphia is characterized by Winters that can be downright cold with lots of snowfall -- followed by hot, muggy Summers.
Here are some common risks that might impact your eye health in Philadelphia - and how to avoid them:
Air heating systems can decrease indoor humidity and/or hasten tear evaporation -- and even lead to chronic dry eye syndrome.
You probably know that too much exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause sunburn and skin cancer. But did you know UV also can harm your eyes?
During bright Spring and Summer days, wearing sunglasses outside can reduce your risk for cataracts and macular degeneration. But did you know that you need to protect your eyes from UV rays during Winter as well?
Snow is highly reflective of ultraviolet radiation. In fact, snow can reflect more than 80 percent of the UV rays that fall upon it, so be sure to wear sunglasses during clear winter days as well.
Just like indoor heating, air conditioning and ceiling fans all can decrease indoor humidity and lead to chronic dry eye syndrome.
Unfortunately, Philadelphia’s air quality ranks among the worst in the nation. Philly also ranks among the top 25 worst U.S. cities for allergy sufferers.
And your eyes might feel the effect.
Our eyes are sensitive and prone to irritations from allergies, chemicals, and pollutants in the air. Common symptoms on days air pollutants are high can include red and itchy eyes and dry eyes.
After all, people living in areas with high pollutants are more likely to develop an eye condition called dry eye syndrome and can even suffer from chemical conjunctivitis.
Here are a few tips to protect your eye health, even in hazy weather:
Do any of these risks and symptoms sound familiar to you? Protect your eyes in Philadelphia’s weather and use our locator to find an eye doctor near you to receive the best vision care in the Philly!