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Welcome to Marion EYe Center
Your ophthalmologists in Marion, OH

Call us at (740)-389-5418 today.

Board Certified Medical, Laser and Surgical
Eye Care

Welcome to Marion Eye Center in Marion, OH. Dr. Steven Kirkham and the Marion Eye Center team strive to provide the best in ophthalmology services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our office.

Marion Eye Center is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Marion area come to Marion Eye Center because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Kirkham and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Marion Eye Center, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Marion Eye Center, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to ophthalmology

Our one-on-one approach to ophthalmology makes Dr. Kirkham and the Marion Eye Center staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Marion area. Our ophthalmologist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our office at (740)-389-5418.

At Marion Eye Center, we are dedicated to providing high-quality ophthalmology services in a comfortable environment.Call us at (740)-389-5418 or schedule an appointment today online.

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Meet The Ophthalmologists

  • Steven M. Kirkham, MD

    Dr. Kirkham received his undergraduate degree from Miami University and then received his medical degree from The Ohio State University in 1991. He remained at Ohio State at the William H. Havener Eye Center for Ophthalmology training and came to Marion in 1995. He was board certified in 1996. Dr. Kirkham’s special areas of interest include specialized cataract surgery, premium lens implants and astigmatism correction, medical and laser treatment of diabetes and glaucoma.

  • Filmore A. Riego, MD

    Dr. Riego received his Ophthalmology training at Temple University in Philadephia, PA. He has been a practicing, board certified, medical and surgical ophthalmologist in Marion for the past 30 years and joined Marion Eye Center’s group in April, 2002. Dr. Riego’s special areas of interest include cataract, pediatrics, glaucoma, eyelid plastics and general ophthalmology.

  • Deanna J. Stevens, MD

    Dr. Stevens received her undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton in 1995 and her medical degree from The Ohio State University in 1999. During her training, she received the Honors Award in Ophthalmology as well as Letters of Commendation in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Dr. Stevens’ areas of special interest include cataract and glaucoma care as well as pediatric eye disease.

  • James E. Ridge, OD

    Dr. Ridge received his optometric degree in 1993 from The Michigan College of Optometry and continued his optometric specialty training in several clinical settings with an emphasis on pediatrics and vision therapy, specialty clinics and primary care. He has been a practicing, board certified, therapeutic optometrist in both medical and retail practice since 1996 and joined the practice in Marion in 2013. Dr. Ridge’s special areas of interest include dry eye and he is the director of the Dry Eye Center of Excellence at Marion Eye Center.

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