Dr. Jay Chretien, OD

Optometrist

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870 Inman Village Parkway NE, Suite 3, Atlanta, GA, 30307

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Dr. Chretien provides comprehensive vision care including the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease, surgical co-management, and routine exams for glasses and contact lenses. Dr. Chretien grew up in Portland, Oregon and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University. He earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. Intern rotations included emphasis in specialty contact lenses, head injury and general optometry. He has specialized in comprehensive family eye care and the medical management of eye disease.He has extensive experience in contact lenses and in helping patients before and after surgical care including the latest laser refractive procedures. In his free time, Dr. Chretien likes traveling, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

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I’m new to Atlanta and needed to find all new Drs. My friends all tend to go to chain establishments which I have found don’t do a very good job for me. Dr Jay was knowledgeable and really discussed my issues in a way I could understand. I also found the staff to be friendly and helpful. Add to that I was seen as soon as my paperwork was done so you knew they considered your time valuable.

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Dr. Chretien was SO patient with the kid getting the exam and with my other two, who wanted to know exactly what he was doing and why. He explained everything and quickly developed a rapport.

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Dr. Chretien is the best! He explains things very clearly and makes sure you’ll be absolutely comfortable with your prescription.

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Always wonderful. A super office. Highly recommend. Dr. j is very knowledgeable

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Everyone at In Focus Eye is helpful and friendly.

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It’s always thoroughly and time efficient! I love his jokes and that he takes pride in giving his best in every visit.

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Everyone here was so incredibly friendly and helpful. Will definitely be returning and recommending to friends!

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Dr. Chretien and his team are great! It's always a pleasure to visit their office. I was seen quickly, everyone was kind, and I got great help selecting a new pair of glasses. I would definitely recommend InFocus to anyone looking for eye care in in-town Atlanta.

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All of the staff are very professional, personable, knowledgable and respectful.

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Doctor was friendly, thorough and explained things well. Took his time and really seemed to care about my eye health. I recommend this practice.

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Recommended by another patient, and I will recommend as well.

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I enjoyed my appointment with Dr. Chretien. Great location and very easy to schedule an appointment. Very friendly staff.

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Dr. Chretien and his team are literally the "Best in Atlanta". When it comes to exceptional customer service and quality of care - I can't stop the compliments. Not only is Dr. Chretien thorough and thoughtful, his staff is always pleasant and attentive (and fun). I always feel comfortable during my visits as he goes above and beyond the typical clinical "follow-up" visit. I truly wish I could find a PCP like Dr. Chretien - he's truly one of a kind.

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Front office staff was very efficient and welcoming. Cortney was very professional and explain each exam. Dr. Chretien was extremely engaged and professional, explained what he was doing also. Steven helpful with glasses suggestions. Very happy with this visit and will return.

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Refreshingly clean office and friendly staff! Everything was efficient and great quality from the service to the glasses options.

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Incredible! Explained what he was doing, gave his opinion, asked if I had any questions and was able to answer everything in a way that made sense.

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Dr. Jay is professional and thorough. I highly recommend him and have for several years now.

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- I've been here twice and absolutely love it. - Dr. Jay is the most brilliant optometrist I've ever been to. Him and his staff are extremely knowledgeable. - They answer all my questions and explain everything in a meaningful, understandable way. You can tell they love to learn and really know what they're talking about. - I leave every time excited about what I've learned. For example: did you know your pupil is sphincter muscle?! - Dr. Jay also explained that a lower screen refresh rate on your computer can cause eye strain - and he explained why! .. AND he showed me how to change it! (The higher refresh rate, the better. Over 60hz is preferable - Thank you Dr. Jay!) - Dr. Jay and his staff at In Focus Eye Center are polite, kind, knowledgeable, and can have you in and out quickly.

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Dr. Jay is always laid back and fosters a relaxed atmosphere. He's always willing to explain the technical aspects of eye health and what's going on with your vision. Every time I see him I learn something about eye health (e.g. how eclipses damage vision).

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Very thorough and pleasant. I finally have a regular optometrist. Thank you Dr Jay and staff!

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Very professional, friendly staff. Dr. Jay took the time to answer all my questions in an easy to understand way, and I never felt rushed. Nice, new office too!

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I have had 3 yearly exams so far and have gotten prescriptions for glasses and started using monthly contacts. Everyone at the office is very helpful, friendly and smart. I always feel that I am getting accurate and honest information about the state of my eyesight and what products to use. Dr. Chretien is very knowledgable and takes the time to explain exam results and answer any questions. Logistical advice - Inman park is a popular area, so I would suggest having some time to get a parking spot if your appointment is after 5pm.

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Super patient and kind doctor. Helped educate me and ease my anxiety about visiting the eye doctor.

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They were cery helpful and got me in and out!

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Very informative , courteous, and professional!??

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I was impressed with everyone's patient care, knowledge and generally pleasant demeanor. The staff went above and beyond to answer my questions and relayed information in an understandable way. Truly happy to have found them.

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Great experience overall

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In Focus Eye Center is consistently a good experience.

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Dr. Chretien is warm, friendly, and inviting. His staff is very professional yet personable. I always have a pleasant visit and no complaints. I love the new office too!

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Great. Jay is always incredibly personable and informative.

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Best vision check up I've ever had! Dr. Chretein took plenty of time to explain his process and my diagnosis. Never rushed, he took as much time as needed to make sure I was comfortable and fully informed as to why I needed new contacts. He expressed personal commitment to making sure I was being proactive about my health and not reactive. Recommend 100%. The staff was also super polite and efficient.

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Very professional. Takes time to explain things.

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We had a great first visit with Dr. Chretien. Very friendly, helpful and professional staff. We were seen quickly and felt like we had plenty of time to ask questions and to pick out new frames. Great with children. I would definitely recommend him.

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Dr. Jay and his staff are the best. Everyone is always friendly, courteous and helpful. Dr. Jay's gentle demeanor put my tween at ease about her visit. He listened to her and asked her questions directly. He addressed her concerns and provided a thorough eye exam.

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I see Dr. Chretian and just started my 13 year old with In Focus as well. He is equally as great with my old eyes as he was with her young ones. Staff is so helpful and friendly. Every step of the way was explained and easy. Can't recommend Dr Jay and In Focus Eye Center highly enough

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I have been driving from Cobb County to see Dr. Jay for 3 years now, and tell everyone I know how great he is. He is never rushed, answers all my silly questions, and obviously cares about his patients' well-being. His exams are thorough, and he explains each step along the way. Pricing is comparable and selection of frames is good. In addition, his office staff are well-trained, pleasant, and informative. Not only is this a great office, they play good music as well!

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They are AWESOME

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awesome!

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Best healthcare office I visit. Everyone is super pleasant, helpful, and kinda cool. Jay has best explanation of everything that's going on, where it could lead, and whether or not to worry right away. Very reassuring and educational - plus he's got a great sense of humor!

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They staff is wonderful!