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Optometry Clinic

Mission:

Deliver leading-edge comprehensive and compassionate, quality eye health care, maximize the vision readiness of our force, and provide exceptional education and training opportunities.

Contact us:

Phone Number: Please call us for an appointment at 573-596-0048, walk in, or contact 866-299-4234 (the hospital Appointment Line) to make an appointment. No referral is needed.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., limited services from 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. due to lunch. Closed on federal holidays and training holidays
Location: Main Hospital, main floor, room 142

Services and Programs:

  • Comprehensive vision exams, contact lens exams (time/space available for existing contact lens wearers, no new fits), and occupational and driver's physicals. Physicals (Airborne, Ranger, Sapper, etc.) are performed on a walk-in basis from 8-10:30 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. daily.

  • All active duty Family Members are eligible for care in the Optometry Clinic. Retirees will be seen as space is available. Please call or stop in to check on the status of our retiree eye care.

  • 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. Patients are encouraged to bring a driver with them to their appointment in the case of dilation.

  • Refractive Surgery: Please complete the paperwork linked here and bring it with you to your appointment.

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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IMPORTANT NUMBERS
Appointments 866-299-4234
TRICARE Info 877-988-9378
Emergency 911
Emergency Dept (non-emergency) 573-596-0456
General Info 596-0035/1787
Pharm. Refill 573-596-0128
Front Desk 573-596-0035
Contact Representatives 573-596-0418 From on-post: 67414
Med. Recruiting 573-596-0362
SRP
Victory Clinic 573-596-1760
FLW Weather
573-563-4141
Suicide Prev. 800-273-8255

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