Dr. Michael S. Swatts, OD

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Dr. Michael S. Swatts, OD

Optometry | Male

Eastern Virginia Eye Associates 1108 Cedar Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23322 Get Directions
(757) 436-3937

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

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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)

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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

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Specializes in Optometry
    • No malpractice claims found
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    Dr. Swatts' Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes

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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.