Welcome to Medical Eye Specialists

Your local eye care providers in Southwestern 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 a team of eye care providers with five surgeons including glaucoma and cornea sub-specialists. 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.

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Updates from our Providers

Halloween Eye Safety Tips

It’s almost Halloween! This year, you might be tempted to splurge on some novelty contact lenses to complete your spooky look. Although it might sound fun to make your eyes look like a cat’s, resist the urge! Most colored contact lenses are not safe. What makes colored contact lenses dangerous? Unlike regular contact lenses, costume […]

Eye safety during the Solar Eclipse

“Eye safety during the Solar Eclipse is very important. Looking directly into the sun can seriously damage your eyes and your ordinary sunglasses will not keep you safe. The American Academy of Ophthalmology has published an article regarding eye safety. Please click on the link below to read the article and remember to protect your […]

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 […]