Health Services

Optometry

We take care of:

All Active Duty, Drilling Reservists and our enrolled beneficiaries in TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Plus. Referrals are not needed to make an appointment.

Appointments

  • To make an appointment for NHB, Bangor, or Everett call TRICARE at: 1-800-404-4506.
  • To make an appointment at PSNS Optometry call: 360-476-7058
Patients needing to order glasses or needing repair of military glasses do not need appointments and are welcome to walk in during clinic hours.

Services

  • Routine eye exams
  • PHA and physical eye exams
  • Diabetic  eye exams
  • Refractive Surgery Screenings (Active Duty Only)
  • Ordering Glasses and Gas Mask Inserts
  • Contact lens prescription renewals
  • School Vision Exams (age 6 or greater)
  • Glaucoma Screening Exams

TRICARE Vision Benefits*

  • TRICARE Prime Active Duty and Dependents: One routine eye exam a year.
  • TRICARE Prime and Tricare Plus Retirees and Dependents:  One routine eye exam every 2 years.
  • TRICARE for Life:  One routine eye exam every 2 years at network provider.
For full benefits explanation visit TRICARE Covered Services for Vision.
*BASIC EXPLANATION

Other Information

  • We provide glasses for active duty and retirees only. Outside prescriptions are accepted.
  • Refractive Surgery (PRK/Lasik) is for active duty only. Ophthalmology Clinic and Refractive Surgery Center
  • Specialty medically necessary contact lenses are on a case by case review

Services we are unable to provide:

  • We do not do contact lens fittings for patients who have never worn contacts before. 
  • We do not do contact lens fitting for colored contacts.

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Contact Us

Hours

M-F 0730-1600

Phone

NHB, Bangor, and Everett Appointment Line
(800) 404-4506

PSNS Optometry Appointment Line
(360) 476-7058

Clinic Phone/Fax
Tel: (360) 475-4198
Fax: (360) 475-4333

Location

We are just inside the front gate to the left, Building  87. 
*We are not in the main hospital building.*
Don't forget to keep your family's information up-to-date in DEERS.