Dr. Barbara Helms, OD
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Dr. Barbara Helms, OD

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Optometry | Female

Helms Family Optical 1600 E Beltline Ave NE Ste 112 Grand Rapids, MI 49525 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

Here at Helms Optical, we believe your glasses and contact lenses should not only help you to see well, but look good too. Our practice is built on combining the best vision care possible with an exclusive selection of the latest styles in frames and lenses. Our optometrist, Dr. Barb Helms has helped thousands of families find the perfect eye wear, from fashion forward women to soccer mad kids. From serious to saucy, from whimsical to dramatic, we can help you find the perfect eye wear, whatever your style.

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Biography

Dr. Barbara Helms, OD is an optometry provider who practices in Grand Rapids, MI. She is 54 years old.

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Dr. Helms' Experience

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Dr. Helms accepts 7 insurance carriers

Dr. Helms' Reviews

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Dr. Helms' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Helms' Care Philosophy

Here at Helms Optical, we believe your glasses and contact lenses should not only help you to see well, but look good too. Our practice is built on combining the best vision care possible with an exclusive selection of the latest styles in frames and lenses. Our optometrist, Dr. Barb Helms has helped thousands of families find the perfect eye wear, from fashion forward women to soccer mad kids. From serious to saucy, from whimsical to dramatic, we can help you find the perfect eye wear, whatever your style.

Dr. Helms' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Optometry
  •  Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
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Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia
  • Astigmatism
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Convergence Insufficiency
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Dilatation
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Strain
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
  • Hazy Vision
  • Hypotropia
  • Iritis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Meibomitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinopathy
  • Severe Myopia
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Watering Eyes

Education

  • Undergraduate School
    Ferris State University

    Graduated in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Optometry
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Occupational Optometry
  • Pediatric Optometry
  • Sports Vision

Procedures Performed

  • Allergy Drops
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Lash Enhancer
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Prism Lenses
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination