Suzanne Everhart, DO
Dr. Everhart specializes in ophthalmology.
Dr. Everhart is a graduate of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. There, she received the Hoecht-Roussel Award for Clinical Excellence in Surgery. Following completion of medical school, she did her residency at Tulsa Regional Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla. At that time, she received extensive training in cataract, glaucoma, eye trauma and retinal disorders, and the use of state-of-the-art techniques and technology in their treatment.
Dr. Suzanne Everhart is an eye physician and surgeon with over 20 years experience in helping patients with their vision needs. She is board certified in Ophthalmology.
Following her residency, Dr. Everhart joined the Eye Specialists practice in Virginia Beach. She also was an adjunct faculty member in the Ophthalmology Residency Program at Eastern Virginia Medical School and participated in the clinical and surgical training of Ophthalmology residents. In 1994, she established her own practice, Everhart Eye Associates, in Ashland, Va.
The following procedures are performed by this doctor.
Glaucoma damages the optic nerve, which is responsible for sending the images from the eye to the brain. Glaucoma occurs when the aqueous humor, or a clear fluid in the eye, does not flow out of the eye properly. The build up of fluid pressure causes glaucoma.