GLACIER SURGICAL

Coming Soon! Opening Winter 2023

“Glacier Surgical provides premier surgical services to the Flathead Valley and greater Northwest Montana region. With an emphasis on full range ophthalmic surgery, our modern center gives patients an enhanced surgical experience providing access and comfort in a way never before seen in Kalispell.”

Surgical Services

Beginning in late 2022 and early 2023 Glacier Surgical will provide ophthalmic surgical care. Surgical services will include:

Cataract Surgery

A cataract is a clouding of the natural lens inside of our eye. Once vision is affected, cataract surgery is a highly successful procedure that can restore vision. It also provides a unique opportunity for you to reduce the need for glasses and contact lenses through a variety of lens implants known as intraocular lenses or IOLs....read more

Corneal Transplantation

The cornea consists of 5 different layers and is the most commonly transplanted tissue in the body. In the past, corneal transplantation always required the entire cornea to be replaced. While such transplants are still done, we are now often able to replace only the affected or diseased layers. Each eye is unique and determining which transplant is best requires thorough evaluation by a cornea specialist....read more

Glaucoma Surgery

Treatment for glaucoma entails three main avenues, which includes topical drop therapy, laser treatment, and/or surgery. Modern surgical techniques continue to evolve, giving us additional avenues to help patients. Unfortunately, treatment cannot repair damage to the optic nerve but is designed to lower intraocular pressure and modify the one risk factor that we can have some control over....read more

Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Caring for vision includes more than just the eye itself. Structures around the eye, such as the eyelids, tear ducts, eyelashes, and eye socket (known as the orbit), play a key role in our ocular health. At Glacier Eye Clinic we provide specialty care known as oculoplastics that focuses on these additional structures....read more

Pediatric Eye Surgery

Our team is led by Dr. Gus Stein, one of only four fellowship-trained pediatric ophthalmologists in the state of Montana. We cover a full spectrum of pediatric eye care, including medical and surgical management of strabismus (eye misalignment), and medical and surgical management of pediatric cataracts....read more

Retinal Surgery

When the retina becomes damaged our vision can be impacted in many different ways. At Glacier Eye Clinic we provide a full array of retinal care through regular examinations, diagnostic testing, medical and procedural treatments, and, when necessary, surgery....read more

Laser Procedures

Several laser procedures are performed at our surgery center. These include YAG capsulotomy for secondary cataract, glaucoma treatment, and retinal laser therapy.