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Ophthalmology Clinic

What type of care is available?

General Ophthalmology Services for patients in need of eye healthcare require a consult from their primary care provider for diagnostic services to include most medical and surgical conditions of the eye. These services include evaulation and treatment of glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, cataract, pterygium, and minor oculoplastic conditions of the eye.

What type of care is not available?

Pediatric oculoplastic, strabismus, advanced vitreo-retinal procedures and advanced orbital procedures. Patients requiring these services are referred to either a military medical center or civilian care.

Currently, refractive surgery is being offered only to qualified active duty personnel on a space available basis.

How is care obtained?

Patients receive access by referral from their Primary Care Manager.

Where is the clinic located?

The clinic is located in the EENT Clinic in the basement of the clinic wing of the hospital, directly beneath the Family Practice Clinic.

When is care available?

The clinic is open from 0800-1600, Monday-Friday.

What is the telephone number for appointments?

Opthalmology appointments are scheduled with a referral from your primary care provider. For information on accessing hospital services, call 762-408-CARE (2273) and follow the prompts to Ophthalmology.

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