Eye Care

Whether you need a general eye exam or diagnosis and treatment for a specific eye disease or trauma, the professionals at UAMS can help.

We offer a contact lens service with a complete range of lenses. Eyeglasses also are available in our Optical Shop.

For more serious problems, operating rooms and laser treatment suites with the latest technology allow the skilled doctors of the UAMS Jones Eye Institute to provide progressive eye treatment for a number of eye conditions such as glaucoma, retina and cornea disorders, low vision and eye injuries. We also offer plastic and reconstructive eyelid surgeries.

Our Jones Eye Institute is one of only 20 freestanding comprehensive centers in the nation, dedicated to the treatment and study of the eye. While you are here, our professional eye care specialists will work to solve your eye and vision problems.


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Dr. Christopher Westfall, Chairman of the Department of Opthalmology and Director of Jones Eye Institute

Dr. Christopher Westfall, a Ophthalmologist at UAMS, explains the benfits of having a freestanding eye institute in the state of Arkansas.

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