over 100 years & four generations serving the greater portsmouth area.
1916 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.
1950 Dr. Joseph M. Babcock, Jr. joined his father Dr. Joseph M. Babcock, Sr. in the practice.
1981 Dr. Joseph Wm. Babcock joined his father, Dr. Joseph M. Babcock, Jr. in the practice.
2004 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.
2014 Dr. Taylor Babcock joined his father, Dr. Joseph Wm. Babcock in the practice.
2016 Babcock Eye Care celebrates 100 years of providing excellence in eye care to the people of Southern Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and the surrounding communities.
2018 Dr. Taylor is named Young Optometrist of the Year by the Ohio Optometric Association.
Address: 721 7th Street Portsmouth, OH 45662
Hours: M: 8a–5p T: 8a–5p W: 8a–5p Th: 8a–5p F: 8a–1p Sa: By appt. Su: Closed