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Douglas L. Huff, O.D.

Dr. Douglas Huff is a native of St. Louis, so your first question may be, “Where did he go to high school?” Lindbergh High School is his alma mater, where he ran track and cross country and can boast of running a 4 minute and 26 second mile. He remained...

Why Choose Dr. Douglas L. Huff?

Dr. Huff is dedicated to your eye care. He believes in assessing the big picture when it comes to your eye health, so he invests the needed time to get to know you, your eye care history and your vision needs. At Douglas L. Huff, OD our staff is aware that getting the right prescription involves many factors, including clear eyesight, visual efficiency and your ability to process visual information seamlessly. With convenient hours and location for all our West St. Louis patients, we provide a wide range of eye care services, whether you require a comprehensive eye exam, a new eyeglasses or contact lens prescription or treatment, our staff will give you the best care, advice, options and follow up. We want you to live your life with clear vision!

Dr. Huff’s professional accomplishments reach beyond the doors of his office. In 1999 Dr. Huff was chosen by the St. Louis Optometric Society as the Optometrist of the Year and was awarded the Life Time Achievement Award in 2012. In addition, he participated in five vision mission trips to Romania and Brazil to help the local communities with their optical care. Douglas L. Huff OD serves the St. Louis area providing Eye Care services to Creve Coeur, Kirkwood, Clayton, Des Peres, Webster Groves, Chesterfield, Manchester, Ladue, Town and Country, and West and South St. Louis County.


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Dr. Huff Answers Your Eyecare Questions

Why should I get my eyes examined if I see perfectly?

Even if you have perfect vision, it is still a good idea to have an eye examination every 2 years if you are under 60 years old and every year if you are older. There are quite a few diseases we can detect during an eye examination that do not have symptoms. At least one of those can cause blindness, and that disease is glaucoma. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States for people over 40 years old. The most common type of glaucoma develops slowly without any symptoms. It causes optic nerve damage that may eventually lead to blindness. The cause of the nerve damage is usually elevated intra ocular pressure which cannot be felt. This has nothing to do with blood pressure. The health of the optic nerve and the intra ocular pressures are evaluated during a comprehensive eye examination to check for glaucoma. Although most glaucoma presents in people over 40, glaucoma can be found in young children as well as people of all ages. Schedule your comprehensive eye exam today!

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Understanding Eye Color

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Are you interested in trying contact lenses?

contacts woman puttingin whitebg 1Dr. Huff specializes in contact lens fittings. If you are new to contact lenses, and want to try them to see what it’s like to live life without glasses, Dr. Huff will conduct a thorough eye and vision exam and suggest the best and most comfortable contacts suited for your vision and lifestyle. If you have been told that you can’t wear contacts, due to astigmatism, dry eye or other eye issues, Dr. Huff will find the best and newest technologically advanced contact lenses to suit your eyes. Make an appointment today for a contact lens fitting, and get the best fitting, most comfortable contacts for your eyes and vision.

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In our Optical boutique certain brands have proven to be standout winners with both our customers and our staff and we’d like to share them with you.

Our Favorite Brands
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New Arrivals!

We are now offering Eyezen glasses by Essilor at our Optometry.

They reduce strain from viewing digital devices so you can focus on what matters to you. 

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Focus on Contact Lenses

Dr. Huff will help you find the best fit for your specific needs and explain how different contacts will impact your vision.

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Advanced Technology

Learn about the different types of tests & equipment you may experience on a visit to our optometry practice near Manchester, MO

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Comprehensive Eye Exams

Learn about eye exams, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts.

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