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Mesa – McDowell Rd

6705 E McDowell Rd
Mesa, AZ 85215
Driving Directions

Tel: (480) 985-7400
Fax: (480) 981-5500

Hours of Operation

  • Mon: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tues: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Wed: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Thurs: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Fri: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Sat & Sun: Closed

The Southwestern Eye Center in South Mesa is accessible off of the 202 Red Mountain Fwy McDowell Rd exit. Our new full-service vision center is located inside the Red Mountain Promenade at the corner of East McDowell and North Power Road. This location has a clinic and an optical shop.

Our new location includes an optical store with glasses and contact lenses, comprehensive eye exams, retinal care, and general ophthalmology and optometry services. In our clinic, eye surgeons treat eye conditions such as glaucoma, cataracts, retinal diseases, low vision, and more. Call us today at (480) 985-7400. Or visit our vision center and meet our team of eye experts.

Services We Offer in Mesa, Arizona

Request consultations for the following services or come in for preventive and routine eye care near Mesa. Southwestern Eye Center offers multi-specialty care throughout Arizona and New Mexico. If you do not see the service you are interested in listed below, check our other locations or call us so we can assist you in finding the right location for your vision needs.

Doctors at our Mesa McDowell Office

Get to know our team of Ophthalmologists and Optometrists at Mesa (McDowell). Southwestern Eye Center is home to some of the best eye doctors in the country with expertise in conditions of ophthalmology. Each of our physicians is driven by a mission to help patients and their communities see better and enjoy good vision. Learn more about each doctor by clicking on their images below.

doctor jessie lalonde
Jessie LaLonde, O.D.

General Eye Care

Dr. Leland Sherlock
Leland Sherlock, O.D.

General Eye Care

Dr. Daryl Pfister
Daryl Pfister, M.D.

Cataracts, ICL, RLE

Dr. Daniel Adelberg
Daniel Adelberg, M.D.

Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Retina

What does an Ophthalmologist in Mesa do?

An ophthalmologist specializes in advanced eye care and treatments designed to restore vision and health to your eyes. Often optometrists refer patients to ophthalmologists for a specialized opinion, surgery, medications, and a variety of other options. Our ophthalmologists are proficient in multiple specialties and perform surgeries to help treat common conditions like Cataracts and Glaucoma. They also specialize in conditions of the Retina, Cornea, and Eyelid.

Questions to Ask our Mesa Mcdowell Ophthalmologist(s)

Ophthalmologists can diagnose a variety of diseases and strive to find a treatment plan that works for you. If you need eye surgery for any reason, it will also be an ophthalmologist who performs the surgery.

Consider the following questions when meeting with an ophthalmologist:

What should I know about surgery?

If you are considering surgery, you can ask our ophthalmologists and their teams any questions about expectations before, during and after your surgery to help make you feel comfortable and make the process run smoothly.

What new technology options are there?

Our ophthalmologists stay on top of advancements in technology that can better serve our patients.

What can I be doing to help maintain good vision?

Whether you are being evaluated for surgery or are being seen for the ongoing treatment of a condition, be sure to ask our doctors what you can do to maintain good vision, whether that be lifestyle adjustments, medication or a more strategic treatment plan.

What does an Optometrist do?

Optometrists specialize in optometry, dealing primarily with vision and common eye problems. They diagnose, treat, write new and updated prescriptions and help their patients manage conditions. Optometrists also track many ongoing eye problems like cataracts and dry eyes and can suggest corrective treatment options to deal with these issues.

Questions to Ask our Mesa (McDowell) Optometrist(s)

When you go to get your vision checked, optometrists are the doctors who usually examine your eyes, check your vision and prescribe glasses or contacts. They also offer advice and treatments to improve your vision, and may also talk over alternatives like LASIK eye surgery depending on your conditions and questions.

Consider the following questions when speaking to your optometrist:

How much has my vision changed since my last visit?

If you are getting updated prescriptions or are monitoring existing conditions, you can discuss the changes in your vision and anything you have noticed since your last appointment.

Am I a candidate for LASIK or refractive surgery?

While a free LASIK consultation will evaluate if you are a candidate for surgery, you can ask your optometrist to answer questions you might have before a consultation.

When is it time to consider Cataract Surgery?

If you have been monitoring the development of cataracts and are noticing increasing blurriness or difficulty seeing at night, you should discuss your symptoms with your doctor to determine if you should be evaluated for Cataract Surgery.

How to Choose an Ophthalmologist/Optometrist in Mesa, AZ

Our expert eye doctors and surgeons each have accolades and specialty training. If you have not been directly referred, you will need to be evaluated by one of our optometrists before seeing one of our ophthalmologists so that if you require specialized treatment or surgery, you are placed with the correct doctor. Please be aware that to best serve you in a timely and convenient manner, we may suggest you see doctors with more availability at a location near you.

“My daughter and I had appointments here for the first time yesterday, and we had a great experience. Everyone was friendly and efficient during our screenings.”

– Joy G., Mesa, AZ

Schedule an Appointment at our Mesa McDowell location!

Consultations and eye exams are the best way to take a comprehensive approach to your vision health. You will be able to monitor the development of conditions that can harm your vision and gain insight into the best ways to treat and manage your sight. You can schedule an appointment online for our East Valley Mesa McDowell eye clinic and optical center, or call to schedule during our business hours.