Our board-certified ophthalmologists and optometrists are available to treat you for everything from routine eye exams to cataract removal and complex neur-ophthalmologic and oculoplastic procedures. Our office is conveniently located in the North end of Bellingham, close to medical offices, shopping and schools.
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Modern eye care examines not just vision but the overall health of the eye and ocular region. Problems are identified early though routine exams and treated with vision correction, medication, lifestyle changes, glasses, and sometimes surgery.> Cataract surgery
A common procedure for individuals older than 40 to restore vision by replacing a clouded cataract lens with an artificial intraocular lens.> Premium IOLs
A custom-fit film to replace the natural lens after cataract surgery.> Ptosis Surgery
Surgical alteration of a drooping eyelid that may partially cover the pupil. Surgical repair can expose the pupil for better eyesight while also creating a more youthful appearance. Surgery is typically performed by an ophthalmologist.> Blepharoplasty
The surgical removal of excess tissue around the eye that may impair peripheral vision and create a fatigued expression. This procedure is performed both or aesthetic reasons and for better health.> Lacrimal surgery
The repair and treatment of the lacrimal gland and surrounding organs responsible for tears and eye moisture. Common lacrimal surgeries clear blockage in order to restore natural function and restore the health of dry eyes.> Ocular and orbital tumors
Regular check-ups are critical to catching tumors early. Symptoms include but are not limited eye pain, pressure, and displacement of the eyeball from its natural position. Not all tumors are malignant or dangerous. An ophthalmologist will diagnose the growth and provide treatment dependent on the situation.> Thyroid Eye Disease
Also called Graves' disease, thyroid eye disease is a series of eye problems associated with an overactive thyroid. Symptoms may include a feeling of grittiness in the eye, sensitivity to light, and, if untreated, loss of vision. Your ophthalmologist may refer you to a specialist for treatment of the thyroid.> Optic neuropathies
Damage to the optic nerve often results from the degradation of the myelin shield that acts as a protective barrier. Optic neuropathy is characterized by blurred and distorted vision, loss of color vision, and blind spots.> Blepharospasm/Hemifacial Spasm
A facial twitch on the one side of the face, particularly near the eye, hemifacial spasm is a nervous system disorder, =twitching on one side of the face, particularly near the eye. There is a variety of causes and treatment options.> Amniotic Membrane
A new treatment uses the natural insulating and moisturizing properties of amniotic membrane for ocular surface recovery. The substance can even be used as a graft material.> Adult Strabismus surgery
Strabismus is when one eye is able to track normally while the other points in, out, or down, frequently referred to as a lazy eye. Corrective surgery changes the alignment or heaviness of the eye muscle and realignment to allow unimpeded eye movement.> Dry Eyes
Temporary dry eyes are often due to environmental factors, but long-term symptoms are likely caused by dysfunction of the tear duct, meibomian glands, or lacrimal gland. An ophthalmologist can diagnose and treat the condition, restoring your eye health.