Dr. Chris Smiley, OD

Dr. Chris Smiley, OD

Optometry  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
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Dr. Chris Smiley, OD is an optometrist in Sunbury, OH and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health in 2001 and specializes in optometry, cornea & external diseases, and more.Read his story

690 W Cherry St

Sunbury, OH 43074

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Ohio State University Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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Dr. Smiley's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smiley " PAPERS & PUBLISHING American Optometric Association Contact Lens and Cornea Section Newsletter Monthly Author / Columnist February 2012 The Many Benefits of Silicone Hydrogel Lenses March 2012 Intacts for Keratoconus: Advantages and Disadvantages April 2012 Myopia Control with Orthokeratology July 2012 Health Care Reform and Stand Alone Vision Plans September 2012 Intraocular Contact Lens (ICL) and the Phakic Intraocular Lens (IOL) November 2012 Keratoconus in the Elderly: Why the Low Prevalence February 2013 Keratoconus What's the Rub All About April 2013 The Presbyopic Lens Modality of Choice: Multifocals June 2013 The Art of Managing the Presbyopic Emmetrope In Contact Lenses July 2013 Healthcare Reform and the AOA Meeting October 2013 Contact Lens Risks in Fitting Extreme Ametropes in Contact Lenses February 2014 Tear Turnover Rate and Flurophotometry March 2014 Ocular Rosacea September 2014 Amniotic Membrane Contact Lens November 2014 Managing Ocular Herpes Virus with Oral Antivirals Contact Lens Spectrum October 2009 GP Multifocals: A Useful Tool for Presbyopes October 2002 Evolution of A GP Multifocal: S1-S8) Douglas P. Benoit, OD, FAAO(clinical investigator) Optometric Management December 2015 Contact Lens Focus: Combat Dryness January 2015 Are You Fitting What is Best? Don't be "Dr. Status Quo" Review of Cornea & Contact Lenses June 2011 Which Soft Contact Lens Replacement Schedule Do You Recommend(2 week vs monthly) Review of Optometric Business March 2016 Provide Innovative (Contact Lens) Solutions - Even to Happy Patients PRESENTATIONS & LECTURES GPLI student workshop, STAPLE Program Clinical Instructor 2002 - current GPLI resident weekend, Clinical Instructor Scleral Lens Designs, 2009, 2015 Incorporating Mini-Scleral Lenses Into Your Practice, MN Contact Lens Society, September 2010 Alcon Speakers Bureau, various lectures 2010 to 2014 Bausch & Lomb Speakers Bureau, various lectures 2014 to current Global Specialty Lens Symposium (GSLS), Las Vegas, NV, various lectures and programs 2015 - current RESEARCH & ACCOMPLISHMENTS (various pre-market and post-market clinical trials, further information available upon request) -Clinical Investigator for Bausch Lomb, 2002 to current -Clinical Investigator for Blanchard Contact Lens, Inc., 2002 to current -Clinical Investigator for Alcon 2013 to current -Clinical Investigator for Coopervision 2014 to current -Clinical Investigator for Johnson & Johnson - 2015 to current ADVISORY BOARDS Synergeyes, Inc. (various) 2011 - current Novartis / Alcon (various) 2012 - current Valeant / Bausch Lomb (various) 2014 - current Allergan (various) 2015 - current Johnson & Johnson - current LENS FITTING CERTIFICATIONS -Paragon, CRT Corneal Refractive Therapy. Certified: 2002. -Bausch Lomb / Euclid, Emerald Vision Shaping Treatment Lens. Certified: 2008 -Synergeyes, Duette & Duette Multifocal. Certification: 2011 -My practice frequently obtains pre-release contact lens products from various manufacturers that do not require certification to fit"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smiley "Vision Professionals is a place where the genuine care of our patients eye health and optimizing visual performance is our highest mission. Our dedication to education, modern technology, and impeccable clinical skills allows us to instill well being that enlivens the visual sense. We pledge to fulfill even the unexpressed wishes and needs of our patients in a warm, friendly, and relaxed environment."


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

Board Certifications

Dr. Smiley does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Cataract
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Movement Disorders
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Hazy Vision
  • Keratoconus
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Skin Allergy


  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Miami University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • The Ohio State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • The Ohio State University Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • The Ohio State University Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Smiley has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications
  • Specialty Contact Lens and Lens Care Articles,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smiley's Performance

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Average wait time
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Dr. Smiley accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Ohio State University Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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Hospitals where Dr. Smiley has admitting privileges

Doctors Hospital
5100 W Broad St
Columbus, OH 43228
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Dublin Methodist Hospital
7500 Hospital Dr
Dublin, OH 43016
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Licking Memorial Hospital
1320 W Main St
Newark, OH 43055
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Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Childrens Dr
Columbus, OH 43205
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OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital
561 W Central Ave
Delaware, OH 43015
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OhioHealth Grant Medical Center
111 S Grant Ave
Columbus, OH 43215
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Riverside Methodist Hospital
3535 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, OH 43214
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The Ohio State University Hospital East
1492 E Broad St
Columbus, OH 43205
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The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
410 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
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