The Kadena Optometry clinic is staffed with 2 optometrists and 3 certified optometry technicians that complete over 7,000 visits annually. The eye clinic provides comprehensive optometry services including routine eye exams, diabetic eye screenings, and glaucoma diagnostic testing. In addition, the optometry clinic provides limited contact lens services as well as corneal refractive surgery evaluations in accordance with the USAF refractive surgery program.

The Kadena Optometry Clinic Appointment Line is open from 7:30am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday (excluding Federal Holidays, PACAF Family Days and Down Days). For appointments and for answers to all of your health care questions, please call us at: 

Cell: 098-960-4817 (Ext 1, then Ext 5) 
On Base: 630-4817 (Ext 1, then Ext 5)


Emergencies on Okinawa
The 18th Medical Group is home to PACAF's largest ambulatory clinic, and as such, does not provide emergency care. Please utilize the resources below if you are in need of medical attention after normal operating hours or require emergency care.

For Medical Emergencies on Kadena Air Base:
Landline Telephone (On Base): 911 
Cell Phone: 098-911-1911 

If you need to speak to a 18 MDG representative but do not face imminent loss of life, limb, or eyesight after hours, please dial 630-4817(base), option 1, or 098-960-4817(cell), option 1 for dedicated advice and instruction. We have personnel on-call 24/7 to return your call, hear your concerns and provide personalized guidance depending on your need.

TRICARE Online TRICARE Online features secure access to beneficiary appointments, prescriptions, and personal health data. To register go to www.tricareonline.com click on the "Register Now on TOL" link located under the Login area on the Home page. From there, follow the instructions to complete your account registration.

Mandatory Call-in Refills:
 Prescriptions called in before 1600 should be ready for pick-up the next duty day after 1000
          634-1111 (On Base) -- Option 1, then Option2
          098-911-5111 (Cell Phone) -- Wait for dial tone then dial 643-1111, Option 1, then Option 2
If your phone just rings and the system does not answer, all lines may be full. Please try again later. If you continue to have difficulty, please call us at 630-4368 
Thank you for your continued support as we try to better serve you! 

TRICARE Mail Order Pharmacy (Express Scripts)

          Outside the United States: For on-base commercial, Toll-free, 1.866.ASK4PEC (1-866-275-4732)
          TDD if Your Hearing is Impaired: Toll-free, 1-877-540-6261
          Online: www.express-scripts.com/TRICARE


USAF Refractive Surgery Program