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Patient Stories

Tanya Walls

Patient Stories My optometrist gave me the keys back to my life – and my car. Tanya Walls – Olive Branch, MS It’s not uncommon for our vision to change as we age. So, when the vision in Tanya’s left eye became blurry, even while wearing glasses, she thought it was just time for a …

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Al Crawford

Patient Stories The decisive actions of my optometrist saved my eye — and my livelihood. Al Crawford – West Point, MS It was a typical day for Mississippi Game Warden, Al Crawford. He and his team had been called to put down a mortally-wounded alligator. Al was leaning against the back of the truck 12 …

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Sloane Montgomery

Patient Stories Our optometrist brought our daughter’s double vision into focus. Sloane Montgomery’s parents – Madison, MS Always a funny little prankster, Sloane’s parents thought she was playing when she said she saw two mommies and two daddies. Her father then noticed one of her eyes turned inward, and it seemed to be getting worse. …

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Victor Coker

Patient Stories A routine visit to my optometrist saved my eyesight. Victor Coker – Meridian, MS Victor, a long-time patient of Dr. Minh Duong, always made his annual eye exam a priority. During a routine eye exam, Victor’s optometrist noticed some issues with his optic nerve, so he ran a test for glaucoma. The tests …

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Jaylan Lenoir

Patient Stories My optometrist changed the trajectory of my academic career – from struggling to graduating #1 in my class. Jaylan Lenoir – Columbus, MS At four years old, Jaylan knew that he was having trouble with his vision, but he didn’t know how to articulate it. Luckily, Jalen was a PreK student in a …

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Lia Schrock

Patient Stories Our optometrist solved our child’s headaches — and helped save her life. Lia Schrock’s mom – Meridian, MS Sniffles, fevers, colds and other common ailments are to be expected when you have five children. Migraine-type headaches that last for several days are not. When 4-year-old Lia’s pain was so severe that it woke …

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Shaw Coates

Patient Stories Our optometrist told us our baby could not see. Today the only thing clouding his vision is his hair. Mary Coates – Starkville, MS When your baby is born, you check fingers and toes and schedule regular pediatrician checkups to make sure that your child is perfect and healthy. But did you know …

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Enjoli Ward

Patient Stories I linked my vision change to my type 1 diabetes. My optometrist told me differently. Enjoli Ward – Jackson, MS https://vimeo.com/310398072 Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 19, Enjoli has always been vigilant about her healthcare including annual eye exams with her optometrist. So, when she experienced a sudden change in her …

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Brandi Etheridge

Patient Stories My life was saved by a visit to my optometrist. Brandi Etheridge – Meridian, MS https://vimeo.com/310398048 Brandi woke up with a sharp pain under her ear, and she really didn’t feel well. But as a busy working mom, she just brushed it aside and headed to her job as a nurse in a …

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