Kent, WA/ WW/Press/January 3, 2019 –Dr. Kurt J. Hofeldt, O.D., was selected for inclusion into the Top Doctors of North America 2018-2019 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
The accomplishments attained by Dr. Kurt J. Hofeldt, in the field of Optometry Healthcare Services, warrants inclusion into The Top Doctors of North America.
For 20 years Kent Eye Clinic a family-friendly practice has conveniently served eye care services in Kent, Renton and surrounding areas. The eye doctors at Kent Eye Clinic believe in quality eye care for you and your family, from babies all the way to golden-aged seniors, they welcome patients warmly. They take the time to get to know you, your eye care history and your vision needs. The optometrists will ensure your eye health lasts.
Dr. Kurt Hofeldt is an optometrist who has been providing quality eye care in Kent, Washington for over five years. As a contact lens specialist, he has focused his career on helping patients who suffer from dry eyes and irregular corneas. Through extensive training, he is now considered to be an expert in specialty contact lenses, he fits scleral lenses for conditions like keratoconus or severe astigmatism, presbyopia, dry eyes, and overnight lenses or ortho-klenses (orthokeratology) for myopia control or as an alternative to LASIK. (the clinic does co-management for LASIK or cateract surgery, too.)
In 2008, Dr. Hofeldt had the unique opportunity to travel to Australia and work side-by-side with one of the creators in Orthokeratology; a safe and effective process by which myopia (nearsightedness) can be controlled by a custom-made contact. With increasing computer and phone use, Dr. Hofeldt is seeing a much greater need to control the progression of kids myopia. Dr. Hofeldt is especially interested in working with children to help them achieve their maximum visual potential. Growing up, Dr. Hofeldt suffered from colorblindness and reading dyslexia. He personally understands the importance of having an adequate sight for proper learning and development.
Dr. Hofeldt participates in the InfantSEE program. This program offers a free eye exam to those between six and twelve months of age. Our eyes are constantly developing until our twenties and it’s very important to check them once a year to make sure they’re healthy and seeing their best. He recommends a comprehensive eye exam once a year starting at 6 months old; even for children showing no signs or symptoms.
Dr. Hofeldt received his optometry degree at the University of Missouri – St. Louis.
In his free time, you can find Dr. Hofeldt outside exploring the Great Pacific Northwest and traveling elsewhere around the world. He loves back country skiing and sailing, but can also be found mountain biking, kayaking, or rock climbing. Of course, Dr. Hofeldt has all the right gear for his eyes, including ski goggles, floatable sunglasses, and sports sunglasses specially made for mountain biking.
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