Ophthalmology

At Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare, we have an ophthalmologist and optometrist to provide full-service care to treat eye diseases, as well as the ability to utilize laser therapy or perform surgery, when needed. 

We provide a wide range of services to evaluate:

  • Advanced “No-shot, no-stitch cataract surgery” with premium lenses
  • Color-vision testing
  • Comprehensive eye care
  • Contact-lens services
  • Corneal topography
  • Dilated-eye examinations
  • Dry-eye evaluations
  • Fundus photography
  • Gonioscopy
  • Laser surgery for glaucoma and blurry vision after cataract surgery
  • Medical management of chronic eye disease
  • Ocular coherence tomography
  • Ocular diagnostic testing
  • Ophthalmoscopy
  • Pachymetry
  • Refraction
  • Routine vision testing
  • Second opinions concerning ocular diseases
  • Slit-lamp evaluation
  • Surgical management of eye diseases
  • Tonometry
  • Vision testing for Missouri driver’s license renewal
  • Visual-field testing

We also evaluate and treat ophthalmic disorders, including:

  • Acute and chronic vision loss
  • Acute injuries/trauma/foreign body removal
  • Allergic conjunctivitis
  • Bacterial and viral conjunctivitis
  • Blurry vision (nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism)
  • Burning, itching, red, watery eyes
  • Cataracts
  • Complications from systemic medications such as Plaquenil
  • Contact lens related problems
  • Corneal ulcers
  • Diabetes complications
  • Dry eyes and blepharitis
  • Eyelid disorders
  • Eye pain
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpes simplex and herpes zoster (shingles) infections
  • Iritis
  • Macular degeneration
  • Pterygium
  • Retinal detachment evaluation 

Both our outpatient clinical care and surgical care are conveniently provided on site, including operating room access.