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Compassionate Care and Expertise You Can Trust

  • Struggle to read the messages on your smartphone?
  • Do images appear less vibrant than they used to?

Growing old is a privilege.

But when it comes to eye health, aging can bring on several ocular conditions and diseases like glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, cataracts and diabetic retinopathy.

Vision impairment decreases one's ability to perform activities of daily living and increases the risk for depression.

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The eye doctors at Orgain Family Vision can help keep your vision clear and comfortable with regular eye exams, early detection and personalized care.


Preserve Your Eyesight With Orgain Family Vision

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Whether you need reading glasses, bifocals, post-cataract surgery care, or eye disease co-management, we've got you covered! 

At Orgain Family Vision in Hendersonville, we believe that prevention is the best medicine. That’s why annual eye exams are so important for seniors. Detecting eye conditions early on can help prevent or delay vision loss, keeping your vision clearer for longer. Some serious eye conditions don’t present noticeable symptoms until vision loss has occurred. Fortunately, these can be detected in their early stages by your eye care professional during your eye exam. 

If an eye disease is diagnosed, we’ll create a custom treatment plan and monitor your condition closely to ensure the best outcome. 

Contact Orgain Family Vision today to schedule your eye exam!


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Senior Vision FAQs

Can presbyopia be corrected?

Presbyopia, age-related farsightedness, affects your eyes’ ability to focus on near objects. You may become aware of presbyopia once you begin holding books and newspapers at arm’s length to be able to read them. This condition is a natural part of the aging process and affects virtually all adults in their 40s. Our eye doctors will diagnose and help correct your presbyopia so you can see clearly again. They'll provide you with corrective glasses and/or contact lenses, such as monovision and multifcoals.

What are the most common vision problems in the elderly?

The most common causes of vision loss among the elderly are age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts and diabetic retinopathy. 

  • Age-related macular degeneration is characterized by the loss of central vision. 
  • Glaucoma results in visual field loss.
  • Cataracts cause blurred vision and faded colors among the elderly.
  • Diabetic retinopathy is characterized by blurred vision and floaters, among other symptoms. 
  • Other conditions include dry or watery eyes and floaters. 

Because many of these conditions may initially be asymptomatic, it's critical that elderly patients undergo routine eye exams. The earlier these conditions are detected, the better the treatment outcome. 

Can macular degeneration be prevented?

Although there’s no sure-fire method for preventing eye disease, certain lifestyle habits can put the odds in your favor. To help ensure healthy vision for a lifetime, wear high-quality sunglasses whenever outdoors, quit smoking if you do, eat eye-healthy foods, and ask your optometrist about taking AREDS supplements. Most importantly, regular visits with your eye doctor are crucial to keeping your vision sharp throughout your golden years.

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- Jun. 10, 2024
I agree with all the positive reviews below and would like to add one more reason to go there. They... are honest. Before I moved to the area, I was told by my provider that I needed cataract surgery. Dr Logan took one look and said I did not. He could have made some more money off of this and chose to be honest instead. All the staff there are great to work with, professional and pleasant. The glasses I get there are always good-looking and work perfectly for whatever I do, whether it's reading, computer or driving. I would highly refer them.
- Jun. 06, 2024
Dr. Smith is world-class, very patient, knowledgeable, and undoubtably has his patients well being a... s priority one. Even though my insurance company recently decided that Dr. Smith was not in network, I chose to stay with his practice. I get a very reasonable cash discount. Most importantly, I trust my eye health to be managed by Dr. Smith and not an insurance that dictates my vision based on the greed of shareholders.
- May. 17, 2024
You could go somewhere else, but why? Orgain Family Vision is a great place with awesome staff. My w... ife and I received thorough eye exams and made new friends in the process. My family will be repeat customers for sure.
- May. 04, 2024
Dr. Smith is an exceptional eye doctor whom I've trusted since for over 6 years. He possesses a keen... ability to listen attentively and provides a range of options for consideration before making any decisions. His commitment to patient satisfaction is evident, as reflected in the welcoming demeanor of his entire staff. Now, our entire family relies on his expertise, and the experience is consistently friendly and exceptional.
- May. 03, 2024
Very professional.
- May. 02, 2024
Friendly, caring staff. Very welcoming and they provide the best care.
- Apr. 19, 2024
Everyone was very nice 🙂
- Mar. 14, 2024
Absolutely loved this clinic! Very helpful and knowledgeable staff. Highly recommend!
- Mar. 04, 2024
After past visits to Sams Optical and what should be "America's Worst" instead of best, my family wa... s referred to Orgain Family Vision. Here we felt like actual patients and that our concerns were addressed appropriately instead of being rushed. The customer service provide was above excellent. Plus, we received rebates on our contacts which we had never received in the past at any other location!
- Feb. 16, 2024
Great experience with knowledgeable and friendly staff.
- Jan. 25, 2024
The Staff all around (front-end, exam, visionwear) are so caring (they treat you like family) and al... ways exemplify the utmost professionalism. Highly recommend .
- Dec. 22, 2023
I trust Dr. Smith and the staff to put my eyes first.
- Nov. 20, 2023
I have been going to Dr Orgain since the early 80’s and each visit is always exceptional. I have h... is cell number and he has phoned in prescriptions even once as he was hiking the Grand Canyon. I now live south of Nashville but will continue to use Orgain because of the personal care and professionalism.
- Nov. 19, 2023
Dr. Smith and his staff are the best!!
- Nov. 13, 2023
Wonderful team. Nice people. They really do the job on the high level. Thanks
- Sep. 16, 2023
Great service! Everyone happy, welcoming, and helpful!
- Sep. 06, 2023
Very professional and on time. A great place for eye care
- Sep. 04, 2023
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- Aug. 08, 2023
New patient... was a great experience... the doctor, staff, and the entire visit was wonderful. Tha... nks everyone! Giovanni Amato
- Jul. 26, 2023
All the staff at Orgain Family Vision are very professional, helpful and kind. The ladies at the fro... nt desk have gone above and beyond for my family and I.

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Hours
  • Monday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Insurance Plans
  • VSP
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Spectera
  • Superior Vision
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

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