Dr. Tyrie Jenkins, MD

Dr. Tyrie Jenkins, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
61 y/o
667 reviews

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  • Aetna
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • Novitas Solutions, Inc.
  • Simply Healthcare
  • Sunshine Health
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

We are committed to providing you with expert, personalized care using the latest technology available. Our experienced and professional staff pride themselves on delivering outstanding, personal attention in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere. From our knowledgeable patient counselors and clinical technicians to our highly skilled surgeons, you can trust us to provide you with quality eye care.Read more

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Tyrie Jenkins M.D. – Ophthalmologist and Eye Surgeon The heart and soul of Jenkins Eye Care is Tyrie Jenkins, M.D....Read more

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  • Time well spent
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Tyrie Jenkins M.D. – Ophthalmologist and Eye Surgeon

The heart and soul of Jenkins Eye Care is Tyrie Jenkins, M.D. As a nationally renowned Ophthalmologist and eye surgeon, she sets the standard for eye care in the US and at her practice in Honolulu.

Widely known as a LASIK pioneer, she performed laser vision correction in 1997, and was the first to do so in Hawaii.  Over the years Dr. Jenkins has evaluated and invested in new technologies so she can bring the very best care and deliver outstanding outcomes for her patients.

As an experienced cataract surgeon, Dr. Jenkins utilizes the LenSx® blade free technology for laser cataract surgery. She continually studies and researches the cutting edge treatments to give her patients their best vision for a lifetime.

Dr. Jenkins received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical School in Philadelphia and performed her residency requirements at the world renowned Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.

She is a board certified ophthalmologist and an active member of numerous organizations and ophthalmic societies.

Dr. Jenkins conducts the Jenkins Eye Care Lecture Series as well as being a lecturer for the SCORH Society & Hawaii Optometric Association.

She has served on the boards of The Hawaii Community Foundation, Women’s Fund of Hawaii, Hawaii Opera Theatre, and Hawaii Public Radio. She has been involved in the local and international community participating in several medical missions to Marshall Islands, China, Samoa, and Vietnam.

Besides restoring the vision of her patients, she is also passionate about biking, golf, sailing and knitting. She, along with her husband has raised four children.

Dr. Jenkins' Care Philosophy

We are committed to providing you with expert, personalized care using the latest technology available. Our experienced and professional staff pride themselves on delivering outstanding, personal attention in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere. From our knowledgeable patient counselors and clinical technicians to our highly skilled surgeons, you can trust us to provide you with quality eye care.

Dr. Jenkins' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Hawaii not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharochalasis
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Blindness
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract - Alopecia - Sclerodactyly
  • Cataract - Ataxia - Deafness
  • Cataract - Cardiomyopathy
  • Cataract - Congenital Ichthyosis
  • Cataract - Microcornea Syndrome
  • Cataract Congenital Dominant Non Nuclear
  • Cataract Dental Syndrome
  • Cataract Hutterite Type
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Palsy
  • Eye Strain
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hazy Vision
  • Headache
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Keratitis
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Dystrophy
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Convergence Spasm
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Punctata Albescens
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinoschisis
  • Retinoschisis of Fovea
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Watering Eyes

Education

  • Medical School
    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Wilmington Med Ctr

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    Wills Eye Hosp

    Completed in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Vietnamese

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Antifungal Eye Drops
  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • Asian Eyelid Surgery
  • Astigmatic Keratotomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • LASIK
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty or Iridectomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retinal Testing
  • Strabismus Examination
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery