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Eye Education

The following articles discuss many common ocular conditions, diseases, and procedures. All have been written by our physicians in order to provide you with the most accurate, current information possible. They are intended only for educational purposes. If you are suffering from any specific symptoms, we strongly recommend that you contact our office to schedule an examination.

Throughout these articles, some terms will be highlighted in green. You can see definitions or explanations of these terms by simply placing your mouse over the highlighted words.

Check back regularly, as additional content will be added. If you are interested in a topic not presented here, please let us know.

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Offices Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Location

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Main Office and Surgery Center

5599 North Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85704

Phone: 520-293-6740

Rooney Ranch Office

10425 N. Oracle Rd., Suite 135
Tucson, AZ 85737

Phone: 520-293-6740

Arizona Eye Laser Center

6837 N. Oracle Rd, Suite 15
Tucson, AZ 85704

Phone: 520-293-6740

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