Diabetes not only increases your risk of kidney and heart disease but can also affect your vision. Diabetic retinopathy, one of the most common eye conditions experienced by people who have diabet ...View Article
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At Hardt Eye Clinic, Dr. David & Dr. Don and our entire Saipan eye care team are committed to providing advanced vision care in a professional and comfortable environment. Our primary eye care service includes a complete eye exam that analyzes eye health and vision function. In addition to eye exams and vision testing, Dr. Hardt and our team of optometry professionals provide testing for diabetes, glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration. Our Saipan optometrist also offers glasses, contact lenses, and pre- and post-operative care.
Dr. Hardt and the Hardt Eye Clinic team take your eye exam very seriously. During a yearly or bi-yearly examination, our Saipan patients will receive a patient history review, a series of vision and eye tests, assessments of eye focusing and movement, and an eye health evaluation. Call us a today at 670-235-2030 to schedule an appointment.
Both of our doctors are also Certified Diabetes Educators (C.D.E). They are two of only 10 eye doctors with this certification in the world. We have the expertise to take your diabetes eyecare to the a level just not available in other clinics. We are the only eye clinic in the world where you can first be evaluated by an R.N. who is also a C.D.E., and then be examined by an eye doctor C.D.E.
We can help you cope with you diabetes. The only four Certified Diabetes Educators in the history of our islands are in our clinic. Dr. Don became the CNMI's first C.D.E. in 2010. We have the only diabetes program to be certified by the American diabetes Association in any of the U.S. Pacific territories. These services are fully covered by all CNMI insurances.
Not sure that glasses are for you? Ask our Saipan staff about contact Lenses. Advances have produced a variety of different types of contact lenses with a range of benefits. Rigid gas-permeable (RGP), daily-wear soft, extended-wear, extended-wear disposable, and planned replacement are the various types of contact lens options available today. Our Saipan optometrist will discuss the various options with you to determine which type will best fit your needs and lifestyle. Schedule your examination today by calling 670-235-2030. They are many advantages to consider when determining if contact lenses are right for you and our knowledgeable staff is here to answer any questions.
LASIK is not available in Saipan, but we have assisted many patients with pre- and post-operative exams while they traveled for this surgery elsewhere. Dr. David Hardt, while teaching at Loma Linda University School of Medicine, worked on the refractive surgery team and helped approximately 1500 patients as they had refractive surgery. If you are considering refractive surgery, it can be very helpful to discuss the pros and cons in detail before making a decision. Call 670-235-2030 today to schedule an examination to learn more about LASIK and other refractive surgery procedures.