Welcome to Medical Eye Specialists

Comprehensive Ophthalmology care in Montana for more than 50 years

Medical Eye Specialists has a long history in Southwest Montana. Dr. Everett Lensink, one of the first ophthalmologists in Gallatin County, started our ophthalmology practice in 1963. Since then, our practice has grown to include not only comprehensive ophthalmology, but also cornea, glaucoma and pediatric sub-specialists. All doctors are board certified in ophthalmology. We are supported by a skilled front office, technician, and nursing staff.

Medical Eye Specialists is proud of its tradition of excellence and continuing commitment to the eye care of Southwestern Montana.

What to Bring to Your Visit

optometrist with patient, giving an eye examination


Updates from our Providers

Guatemala Jornada de Ojos

By Patricia Cosgrove MD. I don my surgical scrubs and take the short walk uphill past towering mango trees and squat tin roofed buildings.  It’s early morning, but the low wooden benches are already lined with today’s patients sitting shoulder to shoulder, a colorful mix of traditional huipiles and western wear.  Children play in shady […]

Fireworks: The Blinding Truth

From American Academy of Ophthalmology Thousands of people, many of them children, suffer eye injuries from fireworks each year in the United States. In the most severe cases, fireworks can rupture the globe of the eye, cause chemical and thermal burns, corneal abrasions and retinal detachment — all of which can permanently cause eye damage […]

When is the Right Time to Have Cataract Surgery?

From American Academy of Ophthalmology American Academy of Ophthalmology offers tips to help people considering whether to have the procedure Nearly 25.7 million Americans over age 40 have cataracts and the number is projected to increase to 45.6 million by 2050.1 While the only way to remove cataracts – a clouding of the eye’s lens […]