Dr. Ellingson is Board Certified and specializes in treatment of diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, vascular occlusions, and uveitis conditions.
Dr. Ellingson attended the University of Utah and graduated with a degree in Biochemistry and then completed his medical degree at Penn State University. He then performed his medical internship year at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
Dr. Ellingson completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Kentucky. As a resident, Clint earned the Charles C. Barr Resident award and was the proud recipient of the Wirtschafter Teaching award by nomination from his co-residents. Clint completed his specialty training in a 2-year vitreoretinal fellowship at the University of Kentucky and Retina Associates of Kentucky. Dr. Ellingson is actively involved in research and has served as Principle Investigator for several clinical research trials and presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual meeting. He has also presented his research at the Kentucky Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons and at the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Ellingson is Board Certified and specializes in treatment of diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, vascular occlusions, and uveitis conditions. His surgical interests include the repair of retinal detachments, removing persistent floaters, fixing macular holes and macular puckers, and ocular trauma.
Dr. Ellingson takes a particular interest in trauma and retinal detachments, noting that each case is unique and he enjoys the challenge of planning the optimal strategy for a successful surgical outcome.
Modern cataract surgery involves the removal of the cataract or cloudy natural lens from within the eye and the implantation of an artificial lens.
Diabetes is the leading cause of visual impairment in the United States among patients below the age of 50.
With a careful history of symptoms, the right diagnostic tests, and a thorough eye examination, a treatment regimen can be created to offer relief.
Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. Early diagnosis and treatment for glaucoma is essential in preventing vision loss.
Damage to different parts of the cornea caused by injury or disease can often be corrected with specialized procedures including corneal transplants.
The retina is an extremely important part of your eye and is also susceptible to many different diseases and conditions like retinal detachments, diabetic retinopathy, and flashes and floaters.
Age-related macular degeneration is a leading cause of vision loss in older patients. It results in the loss of central vision due to damage to the retina and the support structures of the retina.
Many people occasionally see some floating material in their vision. This may appear as a dot, a translucent short string, or a “tadpole”. These floaters are often seen only under bright lighting circumstances, for example, against snow or a bright sky or a white ceiling.
Plastic reconstructive surgery of the eyelids is performed by an oculoplastic surgeon and is not only for cosmetic purposes.