Dr. Michael S. Swatts, OD

Dr. Michael S. Swatts, OD

Optometry | Male | 41 years old

Eastern Virginia Eye Associates is the premier eye care clinic in Chesapeake providing complete eye care services and specialty services for the surrounding communities. Our philosophy is quite simple - to exceed the expectations of our patients on a daily basis. Our service oriented approach is fueled by our desire to build lasting relationships with our patients. Our goal is for you to not only have a great experience - but to have a memorable experience. This is achieved by regular and rigorous staff service training, highly skilled and passionate doctors, quality products and updated technology that is at the forefront of our profession. Drs. Swatts, Ramos, Knapp and Kness works hard to stay current on the latest advances in eye health and vision care and regularly attends continuing education seminars, advanced training courses and maintenance of competency. It is because of our doctors' and staffs' dedication to continuing education that our Chesapeake patients receive the most modern and progressive vision care available.Read more

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Eastern Virginia Eye Associates is the premier eye care clinic in Chesapeake providing complete eye care services and specialty services for the surrounding communities. Our philosophy is quite simple - to exceed the expectations of our patients on a daily basis. Our service oriented approach is fueled by our desire to build lasting relationships with our patients. Our goal is for you to not only have a great experience - but to have a memorable experience. This is achieved by regular and rigorous staff service training, highly skilled and passionate doctors, quality products and updated technology that is at the forefront of our profession. Drs. Swatts, Ramos, Knapp and Kness works hard to stay current on the latest advances in eye health and vision care and regularly attends continuing education seminars, advanced training courses and maintenance of competency. It is because of our doctors' and staffs' dedication to continuing education that our Chesapeake patients receive the most modern and progressive vision care available.Read more

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Swatts' Office & Staff
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Optometry
  • Contact Lens Technology
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Diabetes Medicine
  • Sports Vision
  • Vision Therapy

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Uveitis
  • Birthmark
  • Cataract
  • Cone Rod Dystrophy
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Epithelial Basement Membrane
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Fuchs' Endothelial, 1
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Fuchs' Endothelial, 2
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iritis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Lyme Disease
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nevus of Ota
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Rheumatology Conditions
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Uveitic Glaucoma
  • Uveitis

Procedures Performed

  • Allergy Treatment
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Digital Tomography
  • Eye Examination
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Irregular Cornea Treatment With Scleral Contact Lenses
  • Lab Service
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Optomap® Retinal Exam
  • Orthokeratology
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening
  • Vision Therapy (Orthoptics Therapy)

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Pennsylvania College Of Optometry At Salus University

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    Beverly Hills Vision and Laser Institute, Beverly Hills Ca

    Completed in 2000

    Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates, Charlotte Nc

    Completed in 2000

    Newington Veterans Administration Hospital, Newington Ct

    Completed in 2001

    Pennsylvania College Of Optometry, Pediatric Department, Philadelphia Pa

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    West Virginia University

    Graduated in 1997

  • Other Education
    England Football Premiership Testing

    Completed in 2001

    National Football League (Nfl) Sports Vision Testing

    Completed in 1999

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Optometry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Swatts' Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

Experience with Dr. Swatts

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Swatts' Care Philosophy

Eastern Virginia Eye Associates is the premier eye care clinic in Chesapeake providing complete eye care services and specialty services for the surrounding communities.

Our philosophy is quite simple - to exceed the expectations of our patients on a daily basis.  Our service oriented approach is fueled by our desire to build lasting relationships with our patients.  Our goal is for you to not only have a great experience - but to have a memorable experience.  This is achieved by regular and rigorous staff service training, highly skilled and passionate doctors, quality products and updated technology that is at the forefront of our profession.

Drs. Swatts, Ramos, Knapp and Kness works hard to stay current on the latest advances in eye health and vision care and regularly attends continuing education seminars, advanced training courses and maintenance of competency. It is because of our doctors' and staffs' dedication to continuing education that our Chesapeake patients receive the most modern and progressive vision care available.