Optometry services are provided at the Main Clinic located within the 72nd Medical Group.
· Current Optometry services are for Active Duty members only due to manning.
· Family members are authorized 1 visit every two years with a network provider
· No referral is needed for routine eye exam
· When making appointments with civilian provider for other than routine eye exam, must be network approved
Services at the Main Clinic include: comprehensive routine eye examinations, evaluation and treatment of acute eye injuries and infections, evaluation and management of eye diseases, and the dispensing of military-issue spectacles and gas mask inserts. Cosmetic contact lenses are fitted for active duty members on a case by case basis.
The operating hours are Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. To schedule an exam, a follow-up visit or to cancel an appointment, active duty and all other TRICARE Prime patients must call the optometry front desk at 582-6516.
Safety eyewear is fitted and dispensed to civilian and military employees at the Occupational Vision Clinic (Bldg. 3334), Rm.122. Operating hours are Tuesday and Thursday from 7a.m.-11a.m. to 1 p.m.-4 p.m. The phone number is 734-2582.