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Optometrist Addie Smith, OD, Joins North Oaks Eye Care Clinic

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Optometrist Addie Smith, OD, Joins North Oaks Eye Care Clinic

Optometrist Addie Smith, OD, has joined the staff of North Oaks Eye Care Clinic in Hammond, Louisiana.

New patient appointments for adults and pediatric patients (including infants) are now being scheduled. Call (985) 230-EYES [3937] to schedule an appointment with Dr. Smith or to get more information on accepted insurance plans.

From performing annual eye exams for adults and children of all ages to prescribing eye wear and medications, Dr. Smith offers complete vision care to her patients. Her areas of specialty include: contact lens and specialty fits, such as Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP), scleral and multifocal; as well as diagnosis, management and therapeutic treatment of ocular diseases, including, but not limited to diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and eye infections.

A native of Amite, Louisiana and a resident of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, Dr. Smith comes to North Oaks from private practices in Slidell and Gonzales, Louisiana, where she was an associate optometrist for the past year. She graduated cum laude with her Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. She performed an externship through Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas providing eye care to active duty military personnel. She also went on to obtain advanced training by completing a residency in Family Practice Eye Care in the Livingston Parish area. Prior to earning her Optometry degree, she graduated summa cum laude from Southeastern Louisiana University with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry.

North Oaks Eye Care Clinic is located in Suite 100 on the first floor of North Oaks Office Plaza at 15770 Paul Vega, MD, Drive in Hammond. Clinic hours of operation are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekdays.

Ophthalmologist Daniel J. Dodson, MD, also staffs North Oaks Eye Care Clinic.

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