Welcome to Puget Sound Eye Care

Your Optometric Physicians in Seattle and Bellevue, WA

The doctors and staff of Puget Sound Eye Care are pleased to welcome you and your family to our clinic. Please utilize our website to learn about our practice and to educate yourself on general eye health questions you may have. You will find yourself feeling confident when choosing our practice for you and your family.

Learn about our staff – Our Optometric Physicians, Technicians, Opticians and Administrative Staff are here to provide you with all-inclusive care to meet your visual and eye care needs. At Puget Sound Eye Care, we provide comprehensive family eye care for all ages, with expertise on the medical management of pediatric eye care, strabismus, and specialty contact lenses. Feel free to contact our office with any questions you may have. We look forward to working with you soon.


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Meet Your Doctors

  • Curtis Ono, O.D.
    Dr. Ono’s Practice Philosophy:
    “I am strongly committed to provide the highest quality of care and treatment utilizing state-of-the art technology in a personal and respectful environment. In addition, I have a strong sense of obligation to give back to my profession and community through active participation in my associations and public health programs for the under-served.”
     
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  • Matthew D. Carlson, O.D.
    Dr. Carlson specializes in the evaluation, treatment and management of eye disorders and vision problems in children and adults with strabismus, amblyopia and eye alignment problems. He emphasizes pediatric care, but is open to see patients in all age groups. 
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  • Stephanie Ho, O.D.
    Dr. Stephanie Ho is a native of British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Ho completed her Bachelor of Science with First Class Honors at the University of British Columbia. After doing eye research in Canada and Spain, she received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Here, she was the recipient of the Board of Trustees Scholarship for all 4 years. 
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  • Charissa D. Young, O.D., F.A.A.O.
    Dr. Young’s Practice Philosophy:
    “I strive to practice by the Golden Rule: Treating patients as I would want to be treated, with personalized eye care and treatment plans with an emphasis on disease prevention.”

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  • Melvin R. Carlson, M.D. - Emeritus
    Dr. Carlson specializes in the evaluation, treatment and management of eye disorders and vision problems in children as well as adults with strabismus or eye alignment problems. 
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  • Charlene M. Walton, O.D.

    Practice philosophy “I strive to treat all my patients with compassion, dignity and respect. My goal is to provide up-to-date information about the diagnosis and treatment options in order to work together to develop a personalized care plan.”

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Testimonials

See what our clients have to say about us

  • "The staff was really nice and offered to fix my broken glasses - for free!! As a poor grad student, that really means a lot. I'll be back when I need new eyewear :-)"
    Elizabeth S.

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Helpful and Informative Resources

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Why do I need to see an eye care provider? Many “silent” diseases, such as glaucoma and diabetes, can only be detected through regular eye exams. When these conditions are discovered earlier rather than later, they become easier to treat or manage, allowing for better long-term preservation of eyesight. ...

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  • Pediatric Ophthlamology

    Ophthalmology addresses the physiology, anatomy and diseases of the eyes. Pediatric ophthalmology focuses on the eyes of children. Pediatric ophthalmologists examine children’s eyes to see if they need corrective lenses or other treatments to improve their vision. Training for Pediatric Ophthalmologists Pediatric ...

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  • Allergies

    Caused by the same irritants as hay fever, runny nose, coughing, and sneezing, eye allergies commonly affect those who suffer from other allergy symptoms. Not only do eye allergies cause discomfort, but they can also interfere with daily activities. Eye Allergy Causes Medically referred to as allergic ...

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  • Learning-Related Vision Problems

    Learning disabilities may include dyslexia, math disorder, writing disorder, auditory processing deficits, or visual processing deficits. Although each child with a learning disability is unique, many also have associated visual problems. Addressing these vision disorders may alleviate some symptoms ...

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  • UV Radiation and Your Eyes

    Optometry warnings about the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation on our eyes have not yet reached the degree of public awareness of that of skin damage. Yet, the sun can be just as damaging upon our eyes with unprotected exposure. Short-term exposure to very bright sunlight can result in a type ...

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  • How To Protect Your Eyes While Wearing Halloween-Themed Contact Lenses

    Spooky novelty contact lenses can make your Halloween costume even scarier, but are they safe? ...

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  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy

    Fuchs' dystrophy (pronounced fooks DIS-truh-fee) is an eye disease characterized by degenerative changes to the cornea’s innermost layer of cells. The cause for Fuchs' dystrophy is not fully understood. If your mother or father has the disease, then there is roughly a 50 percent chance that you will ...

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  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    One of the leading causes of vision loss in people who are age 50 or older is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This common eye condition leads to damage of a small spot near the center of the retina called the macula. The macula provides us with the ability to clearly see objects that are straight ...

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  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy ...

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  • Presbyopia

    Somewhere around the age of 40, most people’s eyes lose the ability to focus on close-up objects. This condition is called presbyopia. You may start holding reading material farther away, because it is blurry up close. Reading suddenly gives you eyestrain. You might wonder when manufacturers started ...

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