• Excellence

  • Focus

  • Care

How we can help you

For over 35 years, our goal at Ophthalmic Associates has been very clear: To provide you, our valued patients, with the utmost in personal attention and the very best in eye care services in Alaska. All of us... the doctors, technicians and staff... are proud to be dedicated to that goal. Ophthalmic Associates Provides local eye care and surgery services for all needs.

Our History in Alaska

Ophthalmic Associates was founded in 1972 when Kenneth T. Richardson, MD left the chairmanship at University of Pittsburgh to return to Alaska. Nurse Karen Lowe and orthoptist Diane Armitage helped set up the initial office at 6th & K st. Additional doctors were recruited including Aharon Sternberg, Ed Crouch, Jan Nyboer, Scott Limstrom and Bob Rigg.

The practice was moved to 542 West Second Avenue in 1981...

Passion for our profession

For example, helping children is a passion for Dr. Arnold. Not only is he Chief Concept Designer for Glacier Medical Software which has produced "ROP-Check" software to monitor premature infant retinal disease. With orthoptist Diane Armitage and capable research students, Arnold also coordinates the Alaska Blind Child Discovery Project...

Contact Us Today

We are located downtown Anchorage at:

542 West 2nd Avenue Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 276-1617

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