Eye Care - Mountain Home VA Healthcare System
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Mountain Home VA Healthcare System

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Eye Care

Optometry and Ophthalmology work together in a combined clinic at Mountain Home to provide an integrated set of eye care services. The program provides several clinics to meet the vision care needs of our veterans and to maximize their visual quality of life. The Eye Clinic is located on the second floor of Building 200, Ward B-2.

Health Services Offered

The scope of health services offered by the Eye Clinic includes

  • Routine examinations, including glasses prescriptions and checking eye health for cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and other conditions of the eye.
  • Low vision rehabilitation for visually impaired veterans.
  • Evaluation and treatment of eye disease, such as red eyes, trauma, glaucoma, and other conditions.
  • Eye surgery including cataracts, glaucoma, and corneal procedures.

Teaching Program

  • Optometry maintains academic affiliations with Southern College of Optometry, Illinois College of Optometry, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, and the University of Alabama (Birmingham). Optometry students rotate through the clinic for hospital based patient experience.
  • The optometry residency program provides concentrated clinical and didactic experiences unique to the VA hospital setting.
  • Medical students and residents from the James H. Quillen College of Medicine rotate through the clinic for additional ophthalmology instruction.

Contact Info

Location

  • Building 200, 2nd Floor, Ward B-2
    James H. Quillen VA Medical Center

Contact Number(s)

  • 423-926-1171
  • 877-573-3529

Hours of Operation

  • M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.