Welcome to Antelope Valley Eye Care
We are a comprehensive eye care office serving the Antelope Valley and Ridgecrest communities. Ira Opatowsky, MD is an award-winning eye doctor with many years of experience helping patients see better, as well as treating their ocular ailments. The gift of sight is a precious one. At Antelope Valley Eye Care, we are committed to helping you preserve the health of your eyes throughout your lifetime. AV Eye Care provides the latest in eye care services to our patients and has been voted AV’s Best year after year since opening in 1999.
Ophthalmology is the medical specialty that provides medical and surgical care for diseases of the eye and surrounding structures. In recent years, the field of ophthalmology has seen dramatic advances and AV Eye Care has been a leader in offering these services to our valued patients. We strive to spend the time necessary to educate our patients to ensure that they make the most informed decisions possible concerning the care of their eyes.
A Full Service Eye And Vision Care Provider
Our goal at AV Eye Care is to provide comprehensive and advanced eye care services by utilizing state of the art diagnostics, medical and surgical treatments of a wide variety of eye disorders in patients of all ages. From glasses and contact lenses to advanced microsurgery, AV Eye Care has the experience, the training, the technology and the caring attitude that has made us a leader in total eye care.
You are never too young to begin proactively caring for your eyes and we recommend regular comprehensive eye exams for children and adults to ensure many years of clear vision. In children, we recommend an initial eye exam by age three. Adults should have eye exams every one to three years depending on risk factors, age and overall physical health.
At Antelope Valley Eye Care, we have the expertise to diagnose disorders early enough to prevent needless vision loss that interferes with quality of life. Over the course of your life, the results of aging can threaten your vision and we offer a variety of procedures to help you combat the effects of time.