Changing the way you see the world

Leaders in Medical Eye Care and Eye Surgery

providing our patients The Most Advanced Surgical Techniques using innovative, State-of-the-art technology

Our goal is to provide excellence in eye care and co-management services through our experience, professionalism and caring manner. Our highly trained staff and outstanding physicians strive to be the leaders in medical eye care and eye surgery by providing the highest quality patient care.

Empire Eye Physicians: Over 60 Years of Excellence in Eye Care for the Inland Northwest.

Our Mission: Empire Eye Physicians delivers the highest standard of medical and surgical ophthalmology services within a professional and compassionate patient centered environment.

LASIKSURGERY

LASIK (Laser Assisted in-Situ Keratomileusis) is a surgical procedure of the front surface eye tissue (the cornea) developed to improve unaided vision.

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CataractSolutions

A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision. Most cataracts are related to aging and are very common in older people.

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Dry EyeTreatment

Treating dry eye disease in all forms including: contact lens dry eye, post-LASIK dry eye, autoimmune and medication induced dry eyes.

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CornealTransplant

A well established procedure that has resulted in returning good vision to numerous people, previously left with no alternatives.

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LensImplants

The benefits to your vision are much greater than you would receive with a standard single lens implant.

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PatientEducation

Find more information on the various procedures and services that we provide.

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Offering the new standard in precision cataract surgery with Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery.

At our state-of-the-art surgery center, we provide comfortable, highly customized cataract procedures with precision not achievable with traditionalmanual techniques.

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LASIK is a surgical procedure of the front surface eye tissue developed to improve vision.

Our facility is designed to comfort patients in a professional setting. We offer you a remarkable combination of advanced surgical skill and state-of-the-art medical laser technology.

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Our Board Certified Surgeons and Specialty Trained Physicians

The Empire Eye Team

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Mark Kontos, M.D.

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Christopher Sturbaum, M.D.

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Casey Claypool, O.D.

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Ali Heaton, O.D.

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Offering the new standard in precision cataract surgery with Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery.

At our state-of-the-art surgery center, we provide comfortable, highly customized cataract procedures with precision not achievable with traditionalmanual techniques.

– Christina ARTIST / CATARACT SURGERY PATIENT
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LASIK is a surgical procedure of the front surface eye tissue developed to improve vision.

Our facility is designed to comfort patients in a professional setting. We offer you a remarkable combination of advanced surgical skill and state-of-the-art medical laser technology.

– Rebecca iLASIK PATIENT
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