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Optometry Clinic

Appointments: Please call us at (573) 596-0048, walk in, or contact (866) 299-4234 (the hospital Appointment Line) to make an appointment. No referral is needed. *If calling from off post or outside the Army telephone network, dial (573) 596-0131 and enter the last five digits of the number you are calling when prompted.

Location: Main Hospital, main floor, room 142

Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed 1st and 3rd Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Services:

  • Comprehensive vision exams, contact lens exams, occupational and driver's physicals. Physicals performed on a walk-in basis from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • All active duty, retirees, and dependents are eligible for care in the Optometry Clinic.

  • Active duty and retired service members are eligible to order glasses from the Optometry Clinic.

  • Dilation is recommended for most patients at their comprehensive examination. Dilation requires eye drops to enlarge the pupil and provide the most thorough health evaluation of the eyes. The side effects of dilation are blurry vision(primarily up close) and light sensitivity. Most patients are able to drive after dilation. However patients are encouraged to bring a driver with them to their appointment.

  • Refractive Surgery: Laser Eye Surgery Guidelines

Please bring the following items to all exams:

  • ID card

  • Current medication list

  • Current glasses and sunglasses

  • Pair of current contact lenses AND contact lens box/package or written contact lens prescription

  • All patients under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult during their entire examination

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