January 4 2010 - Trinity Mother Frances Adds Optical Services

For Immediate Release

January 4, 2011

For more information:
John Moore
Public Information Officer
Trinity Mother Frances
(903) 531-4542


TYLER, TX -- Officials with Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics announced the opening of Trinity Clinic Optical-Tyler and Trinity Clinic Optical-Jacksonville, a division of Trinity Clinic Eye Center. Trinity Clinic Eye Center now includes ophthalmology, optometry and vision wear. Trinity Clinic Optical staff includes Josh Hooper, OD, in Tyler and C. Damon Smith, OD, in Jacksonville.

Trinity Clinic Optical is a full service optical center offering glasses, contact lenses of all types, and men's, women's and children's frames. Same day service is usually available. Most major vision insurance plans are accepted.

Trinity Clinic Optical has two locations – inside HealthPark Plaza at 1327 Troup Highway and at Trinity Mother Frances-Jacksonville, 2626 S. Jackson. Appointments are now available at both locations. In Tyler, call 903-531-4738. In Jacksonville, call 903-589-7040.

About Trinity Clinic Eye Center

Trinity Clinic Eye Center is dedicated to providing comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of conditions and diseases of the eye, as well as routine eye examinations. Trinity Clinic Eye Center includes Clayton E. Whitney, MD, FACS, Chief of Ophthalmology who specializes in LASIK; Hans D. Schuricht, MD, FAAO; Ming Lu, MD, PhD, a retinologist; Josh Hooper, OD and C. Damon Smith, OD.

About Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics

Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics includes Mother Frances Hospital-Tyler, Mother Frances Hospital-Jacksonville, Mother Frances Hospital-Winnsboro, Trinity Mother Frances Rehabilitation Hospital, affiliated with HealthSouth, Tyler ContinueCARE Hospital, a long-term acute care facility, the Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital, and Trinity Clinic. Trinity Clinic is the area's preferred multispecialty medical group, with over 280 providers representing 38 specialties in 36 clinic locations serving east Texas. For more information on services available through Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics, visit tmfhc.org.

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