Books or tablets: Which is better for your eyes?
For those of us who love to read, digital devices have opened up a rich new world of literary exploration. But as your mind expands, how are your eyes doing?
When you receive eye care at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, you have access to a top-notch team and the latest solutions to treat, cure and prevent eye conditions and diseases. Our experienced physicians and caring staff ensure that you're always considered an equal partner in your health care experience, and we keep you informed every step of the way.
Whether you need new prescription eyewear or require a surgery consultation, we’re honored that you trust us with your care.
Whether you’re coming for a same-day procedure or a longer stay, you’ll receive high-quality, compassionate care from our eye care specialists. Surgery can be a treatment option for a wide variety of eye conditions including cataracts, glaucoma, refractive error, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal tears and detachment, droopy eyelids and corneal disease.
Knowing that some of our patients might be having surgery for the first time, we’ve compiled some information to address common concerns.
Making it to appointments and obtaining prescriptions can be challenging, especially when you have a vision impairment or loss. The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Ophthalmology Department has a social worker dedicated to improving health care and access to care for ophthalmology patients.
The social worker will meet with you to gain an understanding of your situation and discuss ways they can help you. They can connect you with local organizations and other resources to improve not only your health care, but your overall well-being.
Ohio State’s ophthalmology social worker can help connect you with:
Your doctor can connect you with the ophthalmology social worker or you can contact her directly at:
Rhonda Michelle, MSW, LSW
Licensed Medical Social Worker
Havener Eye Institute/Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
915 Olentangy River Road, Suite 5189, Columbus, OH 43212