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.

Featured Articles

Helpful and Informative Resources

  • 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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  • Laser Cataract Surgery

    The only way to correct the clouded vision caused by advanced cataracts is surgical intervention. If you find yourself pursuing cataract surgery to remove one or both cataract-disease lenses, you may be wondering what surgical approaches are available for treatment. Although eye surgeons have successfully ...

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  • Cataract Surgery

    With cataract surgery, your ophthalmologist removes the cataract-diseased lens of your eye. The ophthalmologist then replaces your natural lens with an artificial one. The Procedure This outpatient procedure is generally safe and takes less than an hour. Your ophthalmologist will dilate your pupil ...

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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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  • Peripheral Vision Loss

    Normal sight includes central vision (the field of view straight ahead) and peripheral vision (the field of view outside the circle of central vision). The inability to see within a normal range of view often indicates peripheral vision loss. In severe cases of peripheral vision loss, individuals only ...

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  • Presbyopia

    As we age, our eyes—like the rest of our bodies—begin to lose flexibility and strength. When this happens to the lens of the eye and its surrounding muscles, your lens will become stiff. This makes it harder to see close objects clearly because the eyes can't focus properly. It's a natural part of ...

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  • Patches

    Eye patches are used to strengthen muscle control in weak eyes. By placing a patch over the strong eye, the weaker eye is forced to do the heavy lifting. While it may be uncomfortable for the patient at first, the muscle controlling the weaker eye will become tougher and more resilient. This will allow ...

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  • How to Transition Into Different Lighted Situations

    Does it take a little while for your eyes to adjust to the dark? Try a few of these tips. ...

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