Ophthalmology

Providers offering this service:

This specialty is offered at the following locations:

The Everett Clinic Ophthalmology department provides:

  • Routine eye exams
  • Testing for glaucoma and cataracts
  • Management of medical problems (i.e., pink-eye and watery-eye)
  • Eye surgeries
  • Vitreoretinal Specialty (for conditions that affect the retina and vitreous)
  • Neuro-ophthalmology (a subspecialty of both neurology and ophthalmology)

Ask your primary care provider about regular eye exams. The American Academy of Opthalmology recommends:

Stage of life

Recommended frequency of routine eye exams

Children

Every 1 to 2 years

Adults age 59 or younger and patients who have had refractive surgery

Every 1 to 2 years

Adults age 60 and older

Annual

Children and adults with pre-existing medical conditions (glaucoma, cataracts, high blood pressure, diabetes and other chronic illness) or contact lens wearers who must renew prescriptions

Annual