Norton Sound Health Corporation

Eye Care

NSHC’s Eye Care Department provides comprehensive services to all patients beginning at age 6 months. In addition to full-time service in Nome, NSHC eye care staff travel annually to each village in the region. Services include:

  • Comprehensive eye exams
  • Annual diabetic exams
  • Ocular disease detection and management, including glaucoma and macular degeneration
  • Surgical referral and aftercare
  • Contact lens fitting
  • Vision therapy and rehabilitation
  • Education and research on eye disorders and prevention
  • Wide selection of eyeglasses, sunglasses and contact lenses for every budget