Scope of Care:
The Optometry Department provides comprehensive eye and vision care to eligible beneficiaries. Our doctors examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye and related structures, as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye. At this time our care is limited to Active Duty patients only.
After hours urgencies should call the toll free Nurse Advice Line: 1-800-TRICARE, (1-800-874-2273) option 1. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Please call, Integrated Referral Management and Appointing Center (IRMAC): 800 404-4506
Comprehensive eye exams and physicals, spectacle ordering and repair, Aviation Contact Lens Program (designated aircrew in flight status only), refractive surgery (LASIK/SmILE/PRK) evaluations and post-operative care, and LASER Surveillance Program eye exams.
Naval Hospital Bremerton Ophthalmology and Refractive Surgery Frequently Asked Questions:https://bremerton.tricare.mil/Health-Services/Vision/Ophthalmology
What's the difference between LASIK, SmILE, and PRK?
Mission Essential Contact Lens Program Verification Letter:Verification Letter
If patients lose or break their glasses, but have a current eye examination in their health record (less than 2 years old), they may request to reorder glasses or obtain a copy of their prescription via MHS Genesis Patient Portal messaging. Active Duty members are entitled to one frame of choice per year and a standard issue frame.
Patients with a current eye examination may bring their spectacle prescription to the Optometry clinic during normal business hours to have spectacles ordered. Retirees are authorized one pair of standard issue frames per year.
To determine eligibility go to: Tricare Eye Exam Eligibility
Local Eye Clinics Covered by Tricare:
- Vision Plus: (360) 544-5843
- Whidbey Vision Care: (360) 675-2235
- Island Optometry Clinic: (360) 293-2127
- Valley Vision & Optical: (360) 336-5734
- Cascadia Eye Mount Vernon: (360) 424-2020
- Northwest Eye Surgeons: (360) 428-2020
- Eberhardt Vision Clinic: (360) 424-0553
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