Providing comprehensive eye care, laser assisted cataract surgery, diabetic eye care and glaucoma treatment with offices in Tacoma and Olympia, Eye MDs of Puget Sound is committed to excellence in ophthalmology. Your vision is our top priority and we strive to provide expert eye care in a comfortable, professional atmosphere.

To make an appointment with
Dr. Geissler, please call 253-248-2020. To make an appointment with Dr. Deem, please call 253-272-4600.

Our state-of-the-art facilities offer the most advanced medical and surgical technology available for all your eye care needs. We have a full service optical dispensary integrated conveniently within our facilities. Our Board Certified physicians are skilled in the latest treatments for glaucoma and diabetic eye disease. We provide laser assisted cataract surgery and offer multifocal ReSTOR, Tecnis, and Toric intraocular lenses to our patients. We also offer Custom LASIK and Epi-LASIK laser eye treatments as part of our comprehensive approach to all your eye care needs.

We appreciate the trust you have placed in us. We realize that your eyesight is a precious gift and we are dedicated to preserving it for a lifetime.

Cataract surgery is a common procedure performed to restore vision.


Diabetic retinopathy, or weak blood vessels of the eye, is a concern for diabetic patients.


Glaucoma occurs due to pressure on nerves of the eye and may cause vision loss.


LASIK laser surgery can reduce or eliminate the need for glasses.


About Our Doctors


DR. Francis Geissler

Trained as both a basic scientist and surgeon, Dr. Geissler strives to provide cutting edge medical and surgical care to his patients. A Tacoma native and second generation Ophthalmologist, Dr. Geissler obtained his MS in Toxicology and PhD in Anatomy/ Immunology from University of Washington. He went on to complete medical school at the UW with specialty eye training at the Storm Eye Institute in Charleston, South Carolina.

Dr. Geissler has published numerous scientific studies in diverse fields including Ophthalmology, Cancer treatment, Immunology and Toxicology. He continues to be active in clinical research in addition to practicing medicine. He has a special interest in cataract surgery and Laser Refractive surgery (LASIK, Epi-LASIK) and is Board Certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Geissler and his wife Alberta reside in South Puget Sound with their two children.


DR. Clark W. Deem Tacoma WA Washington Ophthalmologist

Clark W. Deem, M.D., obtained his B.A. at Amherst College in Massachusetts and completed his M.D. and internal medicine residency at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He spent two years as an Army flight surgeon and served in Vietnam. His ophthalmology residency was completed at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Deem and his family came to Tacoma, Washington in 1976, when he began his practice of ophthalmology with the Tacoma Eye Clinic. In 1990, he opened his solo practice at the Cedar Medical Center. In 2002, Dr. Deem co-founded Eye M.D.s of Puget Sound. Dr. Deem is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, is a Fellow of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, has additional specialty training in internal medicine and has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Ophthalmology in addition to numerous other professional organizations.

In addition, he volunteers with Eye Care America, and he is the ophthalmology consultant to Pediatrix, a group that manages premature infant care in the South Sound region. He enjoys choral music and has sung with the Gloriana Singers, the Tacoma Masterchorale, the Tacoma Symphony Chorus and the Northwest Repertory Singers. Dr. Deem and his wife Julie, a Tacoma native, have four children. They reside in University Place.

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