Was Your Child Diagnosed with Strabismus? Here’s What it Means.

Was Your Child Diagnosed with Strabismus? Here’s What it Means.

Dr. Cheung’s excellent chair-side manner and communication style earned him the trust from patients, parents and referral doctors alike

Silverdale Eye Physicians is well-known in our community for treating patients with strabismus, both children and adults. After nearly two decades of practice in Kitsap County, Dr. Cheung has established himself as a preeminent ophthalmologist in our region.  Patients are referred from Clallam, Pierce, King and Snohomish Counties for his expertise in pediatric ophthalmology, adult strabismus and cataract surgery. Read all about strabismus on our website here and then follow this link to watch a video of Dr. Cheung performing strabismus surgery.

Contact our office at 360-698-0600 or info@silverdaleeyephysicians.com if you or your child need to be seen for this common problem. We want to help you and your family see a brighter future!

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