Dr. Torrey Carlson, OD

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Dr. Torrey Carlson, OD
Dr. Carlson was born and raised in Escanaba, Michigan. He married his wife Amy in 1995 and they have four children Masey, Lizzie, Allie, and Jack. Education:Dr. Carlson attended Ferris State University and received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then attended the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University, graduating in 1995. His Externships included working at the VA's in Fort Wayne and Marion Indiana, Eglin AFB's Optometry Clinic, and a Detroit Medicaid Clinic. He is always taking continuing education classes and attending seminars to stay current with new up-to-date treatments and technology. He is always seeking the latest technologies in the treatment, management and prevention of ocular diseases such as Glaucoma, Diabetes, age related macular degeneration and other ocular pathology. He has over 15 years of experience in co-managing LASIK, PRK, and cataract surgery. He has provided eye care to well over 50,000 people in his career.

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Dr. Carlson's Care Philosophy

We love what we do! Our eye care team is not committed to just meeting your expectations, but in exceeding them! Taking a proactive role in the health of your eyes is the first step to insuring healthy vision, which includes choosing the right eye care specialist for you. Because your vision needs are so important us, we utilize the latest state of the art technology and examination techniques to provide the highest quality of care to the whole family. We pride ourselves on our customer service, setting us apart from the rest of the field. Our staff offers exceptional friendly and personalized service, making you feel welcome the second you walk in the door. Make an appointment today and come see the difference

Dr. Carlson's Experience

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Dr. Torrey J. Carlson and Associates-Kingsport2101 Fort Henry Dr Spc E-9
Kingsport, TN 37664
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Dr. Carlson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Carlson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Carlson was born and raised in Escanaba, Michigan.  He married his wife Amy in 1995 and they have four children Masey, Lizzie, Allie, and Jack.

Education:Dr. Carlson attended Ferris State University and received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then attended the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University, graduating in 1995.  His Externships included working at the VA's in Fort Wayne and Marion Indiana, Eglin AFB's Optometry Clinic, and a Detroit Medicaid Clinic.  He is always taking continuing education classes and attending seminars to stay current with new up-to-date treatments and technology. He is always seeking the latest technologies in the treatment, management and prevention of ocular diseases such as Glaucoma, Diabetes, age related macular degeneration and other ocular pathology. He has over 15 years of experience in co-managing LASIK, PRK, and cataract surgery.  He has provided eye care to well over 50,000 people in his career.

Dr. Carlson's Care Philosophy

We love what we do! Our eye care team is not committed to just meeting your expectations, but in exceeding them! Taking a proactive role in the health of your eyes is the first step to insuring healthy vision, which includes choosing the right eye care specialist for you. Because your vision needs are so important us, we utilize the latest state of the art technology and examination techniques to provide the highest quality of care to the whole family. We pride ourselves on our customer service, setting us apart from the rest of the field. Our staff offers exceptional friendly and personalized service, making you feel welcome the second you walk in the door. Make an appointment today and come see the difference

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

  •  Specializes in Optometry
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
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Conditions Treated

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia

Education

  • Medical School
    Ferris State University

    Graduated in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    Ferris State University

    Graduated in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Optometry
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Allergy Drops
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • LASIK
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening