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 meidcal 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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Professional Information

College: Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture, Doylestown, PA
Major: Biology
Optometry School: Michigan College of Optometry, Big Rapids, MI
Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI

SUNY State University, New York, NY
Grand Forks Air Force Base, Grand Forks, ND

Areas of Interest: Dry Eye and Ocular Surface Disease, Glaucoma, Specialty Contact Lenses

Contact Information:
740-389-5418 (office)

1462 Marion Waldo Road
Marion, OH 43302

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Marion Eye Center

1462 Marion Waldo Road
Marion, OH 43302
8:30am - 5:00pm, M-F