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child smart school boyWe improve your quality of life by providing the finest in vision care for people of all ages in the Englewood area since 1979. We offer complete in house eye exams by a Doctor of Optometry. We accept new patients and we can often schedule you within a few days. Thanks to our European flavor you will be able to find cutting edge European frames as well as many of the traditional Designer Brand.

Making your experience unlike any other through a unique blend of professionalism and personalization.

Personal attention – Brookridge EyeCare is dedicating to giving each patient the personalized attention they deserve.

Personal Satisfaction Guaranteed– Eyewear purchased at Brookridge EyeCare is 100% guaranteed, with a One Year Warranty on all frames as well as lenses ordered with scratch resistant coatings. Lifetime cleaning and adjustments are always complimentary with eyewear purchased from us.

On-site Edging Laboratory – We have our own laboratory, which enables to have better quality control, the ability to offer you a quicker service and Same Day Service. Sometimes you need things quick, our onsite lab allows us to help you same day on many prescriptions.

Extensive Frame Selection – We carry many of the designer names and keep up with the latest fashions, trends, and styles. You can browse on our website under our product to check out the latest designers.

Q&A with Dr. Karlqvist
What is the examination like to determine if someone has dry eyes?

A large part of the examination is finding out what the patient is experiencing and determining the type of dry eye causing the symptoms. We examine the surface of the eye under a microscope to look at the quantity and the quality of the tear film. Additionally, we examine the eyelids and the glands inside the eyelids to insure they are healthy.

What are the typical treatments for dry eyes?

There are a wide range of treatments ranging from over the counter products to specialty laser procedures. Many times using artificial tears and vitamin supplements can help boost the tear film. There are prescription eye drops that can aid in tear production as well as laser procedures for patients with more advanced dry eye.

Are there any recommendations to help people avoid dry eye?

Of course – stay hydrated and making sure you consume enough water each day. Additionally, take breaks from your computer and smart phone. I recommend the 20/20/20 Rule – take a 20 second break every 20 minutes and look 20 feet away and blink your eyes. Finally, wearing sunglasses is critical to protecting the surface of the eye and the eyelids from UV exposure.

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What Our Patients Have to Say....

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Wow I had such a great experience here, thanks to Michelle! She really is such a pleasure, she took initiative & went out of her way to help find me a great pair of frames!
Ask for Michelle!

- Kiersten G.

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Super friendly staff. Large welcoming office. Thorough exam with a good selection of eye wear.

- Ed L.
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