Eye Care & Surgery
Turn to the ophthalmologists and optometrists at PIH Health for comprehensive eye care and surgery to help you see more clearly.
What’s an Ophthalmologist?
An ophthalmologist is a doctor who specializes in eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are certified to:
- Diagnose, prevent and treat eye disease
- Manage conditions that affect your vision
- Prescribe and give medications
- Treat eye injuries
- Perform eye surgery
What’s an optometrist?
An optometrist is a healthcare professional that provides primary vision care. Optometrists provide sight testing & correction, as well as diagnosis, treatment & management of vision changes. At PIH Health, our optometrists will prescribe your glasses and contact lenses.
Conditions We Treat
Get expert care from the eye specialists at PIH Health for:
- Astigmatism – Blurry vision caused by a curve in your eye’s lens or cornea
- Cataracts – Clouding in the lens in your eyes, that blocks light
- Concerns with peripheral vision
- Corneal injury, infections, scarring needing corneal transplants
- Dry eye – Tear glands don’t make enough tears or the right type of tears
- Eyelid conditions such as stye, drooping, eyelid tumors etc
- Glaucoma – Pressure that builds up in the eye leading to vision loss
- Hemorrhages and edema that blur your vision
- Inflammation of the retina (uveitis and retinitis) – Produces swelling and destroys eye tissue
- Lazy eye (amblyopia) – When one eye is weaker than the other
- Lens loss and dislocation – A condition that may develop after cataract surgery
- Macular degeneration due to aging
- Pink eye (conjunctivitis)
- Pterygium, which is sun damage causing scar tissue to grow over cornea
- Retinal damage due to diabetes
- Scar tissue in the retina (macular pucker)
- Tears or holes in the retina (retinal detachment)
- Nearsightedness – When you’re unable to see things clearly that are far away from your eyes
- Farsightedness – When you’re unable to see things clearly that are relatively close to your eyes
Eye Services & Treatments
Depending on your condition and symptoms, your ophthalmologist may recommend:
- Contact lenses or eyeglass prescriptions
- Dry eye therapy – Prescription eye drops that lubricate eyes to reduce dryness, tear duct plugs to help dry eyes
- Eye surgery, such as glaucoma treatment, cornea and retinal tear repairs.
- Routine vision exams to look for potential eye disorders and problems that affect your vision
- Vision therapy – Strengthens your eyes to improve sight