Ophthalmology Clinic

Physical Address

Madigan Army Medical Center
Second Floor, Medical Mall
9040 Jackson Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98431

Business Hours

Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed on Federal Holidays and Selected Training Holidays

Contact Information

Front Desk: (253) 968-1760
Fax: (253) 968-1451

Directions

The Madigan Ophthalmology Clinic is located in Madigan Army Medical Center and can be reached by taking I-5 Exit 122 and turning onto Beaumont Avenue into the Medical Mall Purple Parking Lot. The Ophthalmology Clinic is located on the second floor of the Medical Mall directly above the outpatient pharmacy.

About

The Ophthalmology Clinic provides a broad-spectrum of ophthalmic care and ocular surgery and consultant service for patients in need of ophthalmology specialty care. Complete and comprehensive care is provided in all areas of ophthalmology including pediatrics, cornea, retina, uveitis, cataract and other subspecialty areas. Using the latest, state-of-the art equipment and procedures, our board certified specialists treat a wide range of ophthalmic disease, both medically and surgically, in the pediatric and adult populations.

The Ophthalmology Clinic at Madigan serves as a training vehicle for Madigan residents and interns in the clinical concepts of surgical intervention and treatments relative to the diagnosis and care of the patient as set forth by the Accreditation Council on the Graduate Medical Education.

Sub Clinics/Services

  • Corneal and external disease
  • Corneal infections, dystrophies, degenerations, and corneal transplantation
  • Cataracts
  • Cataract surgery - state-of-the-art surgical techniques, including phacoemulsification and small incision (no-stitch) surgery.
  • Glaucoma and anterior segment
  • Treatment of all forms of glaucoma (congenital, primary open angle, and angle closure glaucoma). Glaucoma surgery may include - laser techniques (YAG, diode, and argon lasers), anti-metabolite assisted surgery, glaucoma shunts, and cyclophotocoagulation.
  • Oculoplastics and orbital disorders
  • Disorders of the eyelids, lacrimal (tearing) disorders, tumors, thyroid eye disease, and fractures of the orbital bones. Treatment may include oculoplastic surgery for eyelid and orbital tumors and abnormalities, tearing, fractures, etc.
  • Vitreo-retinal conditions
  • Age-related macular degeneration, retinal detachment, macular holes, epi-retinal membranes, retinal vascular occlusions, retinal inflammation or infection, tumors, and disorders of the retina caused by diabetes.
  • Vitreo-retinal surgery - for retinal detachment, macular hole and epi-retinal membrane. Laser treatments for diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal holes, and retinal vascular occlusions. Evaluation of patients with retinal dystrophies such as retinitis pigmentosa.

Who can be seen here?

Patients seen in the Ophthalmology Clinic are those referred from their primary care provider.

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