Bozeman, MT

The talented team in Bozeman looks forward to welcoming you to its picturesque and state-of-the-art clinic. They take pride in keeping their clinic clean, fresh, and ready to serve all your ophthalmology needs.

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Monday - Thursday

8:00am - 5:00pm


8:00am - 12:00pm

World Leaders in Cataract, LASIK, Cornea, and Glaucoma Treatments in Bozeman, MT

This location offers refractive, cataract, glaucoma, and cornea care.

With the beautiful Bridger and Gallatin mountain ranges as a backdrop, our Bozeman clinic is as picturesque as it is state-of-the art. Currently, we call the upper level of the Montana Business Center home, and it’s where we see patients for consultations and post-surgery exams. Surgery itself is performed in the Bozeman Outpatient Surgery Center.

However, we are in the beginning stage of a building project that will put both our clinic and surgery center under one roof. We expect to be in our new building in early 2023. Stay tuned on social media for updates about our progress!


LASIK, a laser vision correction procedure, reduces or even eliminates your need for glasses or contacts. Patients who aren’t candidates for LASIK may still experience freedom from corrective lenses with another laser procedure.

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Cloudy vision is a sign of cataracts, a condition that is treated surgically. Our world-class doctors can help you determine the best options to address yours. Some patients even experience less dependence on glasses after surgery.

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The doctors at Vance Thompson Vision provide cornea care using surgical and non-surgical treatments and the latest technology. They have the highest levels of training, which means when you choose one of them, your vision is in skilled hands.

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Patients are often nervous about a glaucoma diagnosis, but with proper management, it does not have to limit daily activities. Our surgeons have a long-standing commitment to glaucoma research. They’re here to help you navigate this disease.

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Vision Research

At Vance Thompson Vision, we’re serious about research. We’ve seen clinical breakthroughs transform our patients’ vision, their freedom, and their futures.

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Research at Vance Thompson Vision Bozeman

Supervised by Dr. Swan and supported by Vance Thompson Vision’s research department, the team in Bozeman actively studies glaucoma, cataracts, refractive treatments, presbyopia correction, and cornea disease. Their efforts to share study opportunities with patients and to help bring new treatments to market contributes to breakthroughs that improve vision and enrich lives.

Studies are ongoing and fall into two categories: sponsored clinical trials, most of which are FDA-monitored; or investigator-initiated trials, studies sparked by our doctors’ desire to understand an already-approved technology better. At any given time, Bozeman’s team is working on trials that, in the long run, will bring even more advanced care to their patients.

The Bozeman Team

The Bozeman team is led by Dr. Russell Swan, the board-certified ophthalmologist who oversees both of our Montana clinics. As a former corrective lens wearer, he appreciates how precious sight truly is and loves being able to share it with others. Dr. Swan brings his patients the most innovative, sight-saving technologies available, and because many travel to see him, he will work with your local provider to make post-surgery care convenient.

Dr. Swan is supported by optometrist Travis Whitt. Along with the rest of the Bozeman team, they offer patients the best possible care, the latest advancements in technology, and a welcoming atmosphere to share their concerns and questions.

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