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.

Category Archives: Eye Conditions

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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Problems with the Retina

The retina is the layer at the back of the eye containing cells that are sensitive to light. These cells receive the light coming into the lens of the eye and nerve impulses then send that information to the brain via the optic nerve. The brain then interprets that information and forms the visual images […]


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Why Are Some People Color-Blind?

So you’re playing a flag football turkey bowl game for Thanksgiving and someone brings red and blue over-jerseys. Either you or someone on your team now has a devil of a time seeing which players are on your team. Their eyes can’t differentiate between red and blue. They have some level of color-blindness. If you […]


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If You’re Over 40, Chances are You Have Presbyopia

With age may comes certain perks — wisdom, experience, discounts on some stuff. But with it comes an assortment of unwanted issues with your body: wrinkles, joint pain, age spots, even cataracts. And, for most people when they pass the big 40th birthday, usually presbyopia. Presbyopia is a natural consequence of the aging of your eyes. […]


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What Are Those Squiggly Things in My Vision?

You’re up on Mt. Hood enjoying an expansive view backed by a clear blue sky. But when you pull your focus off the distant sky, you notice squiggly lines, spots, or cobwebs floating about seemingly in front of your eyes. You’ve seen them before, but in the back of your mind you’ve always wondered if […]


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Just Had Your 40th Birthday? Presbyopia is Your Present

So, you just had your 40th birthday. Surely you received the party with the black-frosted cake in the shape of a tombstone, the obligatory box of Depends, and all of the other references to your aging. Truth be told, you’ve probably got longer to go than you’ve lived thus far. But there is one eye condition […]


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