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Meet Dr. Schnorbus

Dr. SchnorbusDr. Joseph Schnorbus, O.D.

Dr. Schnorbus graduated Cum Laude from the University of Alabama Optometry. Undergrad course work was previously completed at University of Cincinnati. He taught for several years in both the Cincinnati & Potsdam, NY areas prior to attending Alabama.

Dr. Schnorbus is also a life-long learner whose interests include: hiking, paddling, cooking and music. He and his wife Arlene enjoy all the state of Alabama has to offer.

Latest News Post

Swimming and Contacts Don't Mix

It's the summer and one of the most common questions eye doctors are asked is, “Is it safe to swim in my contact lenses?”

The answer we give is “NO!"

Do millions of people swim with their contact lenses in? The answer is “Yes, they do, but it is NOT a recommended activity.’’ There are several reasons why, ranging from comfort issues to others that are far more sinister and potentially blinding.

The first reason not to swim with contacts in is that the pH and buffering of your tears...

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