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Ophthalmology (Eye)

Samaritan Medical Center and local Ophthalmologists offer comprehensive eye care needs for our community. Taking care of your eyes is important from childhood to adulthood. Ophthalmology is a medical specialty focusing on the prevention, diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment of vision problems and eye disease.

  • What are common conditions your Ophthalmologists treat? Close

    Common conditions our Ophthalmologists treat include:

    • Amblyopia (lazy eye)
    • Blurred vision
    • Cataracts
    • Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
    • Corneal ulcers
    • Detached or torn retina
    • Cervical or lumbar radiculopathy
    • Diabetic retinopathy
    • Dry eye
    • Eye injuries caused by sun exposure, dust, chemicals or foreign objects
    • Floaters and flashes
    • Glaucoma
    • Infections
    • Low vision
    • Macular degeneration
    • Ptosis (drooping eyelid)
    • Strabismus (crossed eyes)
    • Styes or chalazions
    • Tumors
  • What are common Ophthalmology procedures? Close

    Some of the most common Ophthalmology procedures:

If you are undergoing any surgery or procedure please refer to information about being prepared for surgery. 

Being preparing for your surgery is vital, understanding Pre-Admission Testing, Anesthesia, and Post-Surgery Care is critical to the success of your surgery.