Health Services


The ophthalmology service here at Irwin Army Community Hospital is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art medical and surgical eye care to active duty Soldiers, retirees, and beneficiaries. The eye care that we provide includes the medical, surgical, and laser treatment of eye trauma, cataract, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, strabismus, and more.

Optimal vision through specialized services:

Vision Correction

Eye-test and lens prescription. Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) surgical procedures. See our Warfighter Refractive Surgery page for more on PRK and LASIK at IACH.

Corneal & External Disease

Corneal infections, dystrophies, degenerations, and corneal transplantation


Screenings for Diabetic Retinopathy are performed annually.


Cataract surgery - state-of-the-art surgical techniques, including phacoemulsification and small incision (no-stitch) surgery. Screenings for a cataract or following known cataracts should be preformed during and optometry exam.

Glaucoma & Anterior Segment

Treatment of all forms of glaucoma (congenital, primary open angle, and angle closure glaucoma). Glaucoma surgery may include - laser techniques (YAG, diode, and argon lasers), anti-metabolite assisted surgery, glaucoma shunts, and cyclophotocoagulation.

Oculoplastic & Orbital Disorders

Disorders of the eyelids, lacrimal (tearing) disorders, tumors, thyroid eye disease, and fractures of the orbital bones. Treatment may include oculoplastic surgery for eyelid and orbital tumors and abnormalities, tearing, fractures, etc.

Vitreo-Retinal Conditions

Age-related macular degeneration, retinal detachment, macular holes, epi-retinal membranes, retinal vascular occlusions, retinal inflammation or infection, tumors, and disorders of the retina caused by diabetes.
Vitreo-retinal surgery - for retinal detachment, macular hole and epi-retinal membrane. Laser treatments for diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal holes, and retinal vascular occlusions. Evaluation of patients with retinal dystrophies such as retinitis pigmentosa, including electrophysiologic testing of retinal function.

Contact Us


785 240-7335 or 785-240-7721


650 Huebner Rd, Fort Riley KS, 66442
Optometry/Ophthalmology 2nd Floor


Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Third Thursday: 7:30 am to 12:30 pm
Lunch from 12:00 - 1:00
Closed on federal holiday and selected training holiday
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