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Your Santa Barbara Eye Doctors - Eye & Vision Care

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Eye & Vision Care has been providing state of the art eye care to the Santa Barbara community for the past 30 years. Eye & Vision Care has been in its current location on the corner of Hollister and Patterson since 1998. We have six doctors of optometry, several qualified opticians as well as many friendly staff members as part of our team. We strive to provide excellent service to our patients and use the finest instrumentation available. Our eye doctors perform eye exams, specialty contact lens fittings, children and infant eye exams, LASER surgery co-management, eye disease treatment and management, such as dry eye, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, macular degeneration and cataracts.

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Our staff is well trained to provide a memorable patient experience for you; from our doctors to our certified opticians while choosing your eyewear and contact lenses.

What Makes Eye & Vision Care Unique
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We carry the latest designer eyewear collections in a variety of styles, colors and materials just to suit your style.

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Learn about eye exams, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts. We are here for you.

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Whether you wear daily, weekly or monthly disposables, or conventional (vial) lenses, check out our selection of lenses that fit your needs.

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What Our Patients Have to Say....
Always friendly and efficient. Dr Werkhoven has taken care of my vision since he joined Eye and Vision Care. I could not be more pleased. He is conscientious, thorough and always thoughtful. I have full confidence that my eyes are getting the best care available.
- Steven F.
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5 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Child’s Eyesight

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How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Eyesight

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For many children, learning via a digital device has become routine, and their eyes are paying the price. Fortunately, there are ways to minimize digital eye strain while your child...

7 Tips to Keep Your Vision Healthy and Clear

Creating healthy living habits is a great way to preserve your vision throughout your lifetime. These can help keep your eyes healthy and your vision clear.

Please call our office at: 805-307-5119 for further instructions. We take most medical insurance plans. Use your best judgment on urgency; if you feel you need to, find the nearest emergency room. Visit our eye emergencies page for more information.

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