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Dealing with Dry Eye

Dry eye sounds so innocuous, especially during our Portland winters. After all, indoors can be a desert thanks to forced heat systems. So your eyes are a little dry and itchy. It’s just the dry furnace air, right? Wrong. While the dry eye is a common condition, it needs to be properly diagnosed and treated […]


Want to Know What Makes Up 20/20 Vision?

Back when you were a kid, your mom probably pushed you to eat those overcooked carrots on your plate with some line like this, “You know, Susie eats her carrots and she has 20/20 vision. You think that’s a coincidence?” Carrots are good for vision, namely the vitamin A they provide. Do they give you […]


Replacement Lens Choices for Our Cataract Patients

Cataracts, a clouding of the lenses of the eyes, is a common condition, especially among those over age 60. Statistics show that over 50 percent of Americans 80 and over either have a cataract or have already had surgery to remove the clouded lens and replace it with an intraocular lens (IOL). As surgeons and […]


What Do You Know About Treating Cataracts?

Cataracts are anything but unusual. It’s estimated that 20 million people over age 40 in the U.S. have cataracts. Want more? By the age of 80, over half of Americans either have a cataract or have already had surgery to correct one. At The Eye Clinic, we diagnose and perform surgery to correct cataracts. Our […]


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