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To schedule a consultation for ophthalmic surgery or treatment of macular degeneration, please contact your primary eye care provider (optometrist) to request that a referral be sent to our office. We will contact you to schedule a consultation with an ophthalmologist on our next available clinic date.

Bartlett Surgery and Specialty Clinic Ophthalmology Clinic is held at Bartlett Surgery and Specialty Clinic 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 101-A Juneau, AK 99801

Co-Managing Providers

Our ophthalmologists partner with community eye doctors to co-manage the care of patients in need of surgery and treatment of macular degeneration. To schedule an appointment with one of our ophthalmologists, please contact your primary eye care provider to request that a referral be sent to our office.

If you have not established care with a local optometric physician, please contact one of the following to arrange a consultation and referral.

Dr. Forrest Messerschmidt

Dr. Elizabeth Hunt, Dr. Will To - Lifetime Eyecare

Dr. Sarah Bixby-Dubois, Dr. Jill Geering Matheson - Alaska Vision Center

Dr. Shannon Farr, Dr. Hannah Flypaa - SEARHC Juneau Eye Clinic

Dr. Erik Christianson, Dr. Rick Swearingen, Dr. Marilyn Holm - Ketchikan Eye Care Center

Dr. Michael Vernon

Dr. Wayne Hagerman (Sitka)

Patient Forms

Cataract Forms

Macular Degeneration Forms

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

We are taking precautions to keep everyone safe and protected from possible exposure to COVID-19 during appointments at our clinic. 

Face Covers Are Mandatory: All providers, staff, patients and visitors must wear face masks at all times when in our clinic. If you do not have a face mask, one will be provided for you. 

Screening: Clinic staff will contact you prior to your visit to ask a series of screening questions. Upon arrival to the clinic, our nurse will continue with the screening process  including collecting your vitals.

Enhanced Hand Hygiene: We have hand sanitizing stations throughout the clinic to encourage hand hygiene for all staff, patients and visitors.

Telehealth Options: Please contact our clinic if you prefer to have an appointment by phone or video call. 

The health & safety of our patients, our staff and our community remains our top priority. 

Please review the following information prior to visiting Bartlett's main campus: What you need to know about COVID-19 & COVID-19 Visitor Policy