TWO IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

We have moved! Our new location is just one floor down, Suite 340 of the St. Vincent East Pavilion.

Regarding COVID-19:

The clinic is open for both medical and vision appointments. Our optical shop is open by appointment as well. Please give us a call to schedule.

For your safety and that of our community, please note the changes to the hospital and clinic.

  • If you are not well or have been sick in the past week, please call so we can triage any ocular symptoms and reschedule your appt.
  • Please arrive no more than 10 mins before your appt. If you arrive early, you may be asked to wait in your car, as we do not have waiting area seating.
  • Your temperature will be taken when you enter the hospital.
  • Please bring only one attendant, ages 16+ years old.
  • Bring and wear a mask (both patient and attendant) while in the hospital and clinics.

Blog

Using a Laser to Fight Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes and the health of your eyes aren’t a match made in heaven. Various eye conditions can stem from high blood sugar levels of diabetes: diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and cataracts. Diabetic retinopathy is the most common cause of vision loss among those with diabetes. It affects approximately 1 out of every 3 adults with diabetes. […]


Signs of Cataracts

The development of cataracts, the eye disease in which the clear lens of the eye becomes cloudy or opaque, is quite common. By the age of 65, over 90 percent of people have a cataract. Half of the people between the ages of 75 and 85 have lost some vision due to a cataract. Fortunately, […]


Our Optical Shop is Back Open

You may not know it, but beyond our expert eye care services, The Eye Clinic also houses our awesome optical shop featuring all of the finest brands of eyewear for our Portland clients. We carry the finest products your eyes can ask for, along with cutting edge technology, and attentive customer service. And, although our […]


Our Doctors Make the Difference

At The Eye Clinic, we’ve been taking care of the vision of our Portland patients for over 70 years. Our mission has been to offer wide-ranging expertise in eye conditions such as glaucoma, along with the finest general eye care for regular eye exams, and a wide assortment of frames and contacts in our optical […]


How Your Vision Changes Over the Years

Like those newly aching knees or the skin on the backs of your hands that seems to become thinner every day, your eyes change with age, too. Some age-related eye changes, such as presbyopia, are almost universal and aren’t related to any sort of disease. Cataracts are considered to be an age-related disease, but again, […]


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Even a Cyclops Would Love Our Eye Exams

If we had to pick a favorite monster here at The Eye Clinic, we’d probably have to go with the Cyclops. After all, a monster built around his eyes, or in this case, eye, can’t be all that bad, right? With just a single eye, having regular eye exams would be of paramount importance to […]


Seeing the Benefit of Protecting Your Eyes

No one wants to lose their eyesight. But most of those same people take their eyesight for granted. They don’t get their eyes checked; they don’t wear protective eyewear when performing tasks such as weed whacking or playing sports; they don’t wear sunglasses; and on and on. Our dysfunctional health care system even undervalues vision […]



Glaucoma | Portland | Oregon |

When Surgery is Necessary for Glaucoma

Glaucoma is like a thief in the night. You have no idea you’re being robbed until it’s a done deal. Only in this case, your vision is stolen. With glaucoma, pressure builds inside the eye, usually due to improper drainage of fluids. As this pressure builds it begins to damage the optic nerve. Glaucoma doesn’t […]


Macular Degeneration Portland OR

When the Center of Your Vision Deteriorates

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in the U.S. Many people don’t know much about it because age-related macular degeneration doesn’t cause complete vision loss. But what it destroys is the patient’s central vision, leaving just the peripheral vision. Not many people would be happy with a blind spot in the center […]


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