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100 years of serving the Greater Portsmouth Ohio area.


Dr. Joseph M. Babcock, Sr. began his optometric practice with Dr. James Bennett .

Dr. JM Babcock, Sr. served as Secretary of the Ohio Optometric Association for more than 20 years, and as Director of National Affairs in the American Optometric Association for several years. During this time, he championed laws for the advancement of Optometry in Washington, DC.


Dr. Joseph M. Babcock, Jr. joined his father Dr. Joseph M. Babcock, Sr. in the practice.


Dr. Joseph Wm. Babcock joined his father, Dr. Joseph M. Babcock, Jr. in the practice.


Dr. Joseph Wm. Babcock was the first Eye Care Professional to introduce Optical Coherence Tomography in Scioto County.

This technology is now a standard of care in the management of many ocular diseases.


Dr. Joseph Wm. Babcock began using electronic medical records

Electronic medical records are a form of computerized record keeping that is now mandated by Medicare and implemented across the country by the entire health care community.


Dr. Taylor Babcock joined his father, Dr. Joseph Wm. Babcock in the practice.

Nearly 100 years from its founding, the Babcock family continues the longstanding tradition of providing excellence in eye care to the people of Southern Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and the surrounding communities.