Answers to the most commonly asked questions. If you think that you may have or have been told that you have a cornea disorder, call us!​

What is the Cornea?

The cornea is the clear “window” covering the iris and the pupil of the eye. For vision to be clear, the cornea must be clear.
Watch the video below to learn about more about the cornea:

What does a Cornea specialist do?

An ophthalmologist who is a cornea sub-specialist has additional fellowship training and experience in evaluation of the cornea and the diagnosis and management of corneal disease.

Our physicians work closely with regional and national cornea specialist in to ensure our patients receive the highest level and most comprehensive care available.

*Important Disclaimer:

  • A website can go only so far in answering your questions about glaucoma. Your eyes are unique and your vision is precious and should be evaluated by an eye care professional.

  • You should seek medical attention from an eye care professional if you are having troublesome eye symptoms.

If you need to reschedule an appointment, please notify us at least 24 hours in advance, so we can offer that time to another patient. If you have an immediate problem or an emergency, we will do our best to accommodate your needs.  If the problem is not an emergency and you do not require immediate attention, please call to make an appointment to see one of our doctors.

Do you have an eye emergency?

One of our physicians is always on call after office hours and on weekends to respond to an eye problem that requires urgent attention. Our regular office phones are answered 24 hours a day.  After office hours, our answering service will forward your message to the physician on call.


Monday            7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday           7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday      7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday          7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Friday               7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday           Closed

Sunday             Closed

Oregon Trail Eye Center