About Riverside Eye Center

About Riverside Eye Center

Riverside Eye Center is a comprehensive eye care practice specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of medical and surgical diseases of the eye. We aim to provide state-of-the-art eye care with a personal touch. We offer:

• Complete Eye Examinations

• Diabetic Eye Care

• Glaucoma Diagnosis and Treatment

• Laser Surgery for the Retina and Glaucoma

• Cataract Surgery and Lens Implants

• Diagnosis and Treatment of Macular Degeneration

• Eyelid Surgery

• Strabismus (eye alignment) Surgery

Financial Policies

We accept most medical insurance including Medicare, Anthem/Blue Cross, Aetna, Cigna and others. We also accept personal checks, Visa, Mastercard, and of course, cash. As a service to our patients we will submit insurance claims on your behalf. Please pay at the time of service unless other arrangements are made. Statements are mailed every month. Please call 207.743.0027 with questions about your bill.

Scheduling and Canceling Appointments

Our office hours vary by location.  Please call 207-743-0027 to schedule your appointment in Norway Maine or 207-786-2500 to schedule an appointment in Lewiston Maine.  An answering service will respond to your calls after hours and page Dr. Whitaker or the doctor on call. Please give 24 hours notice if you can’t make it to your appointment.

Lewiston office hours:
Monday thru Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm

Norway office hours:
Monday 7:30am – 4:30pm
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday thru Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm

Hospital Affiliations

Riverside Eye Center and Dr. Whitaker are affiliated with Stephen’s Memorial Hospital. Surgery is usually performed at Stephen’s Memorial. Laser surgery and minor procedures are performed in our office. We also work closely with Regional Medical Center.