We are pleased to announce the arrival of our newest ophthalmologist, Dr. Jason Skalet. Dr. Skalet joins our group July 9th, seeing patients in our Oregon City and Milwaukie offices. He has spent the last 4 years since completing his fellowship as the sole referral cornea and uveitis specialist for East Bay Kaiser Permanente, in… Read More
EyeHealth Northwest encourages you to have a fun and safe Independence day following these easy tips on Fireworks Safety.
BE PREPARED: -Store fireworks out of children’s reach. -Always read and follow label directions. -Place pets indoors; they are easily frightened by fireworks. -Always have water handy (a garden hose or a bucket of water). BE RESPONSIBLE: -Soak used fireworks thoroughly in a bucket of water. -Dispose of used fireworks & debris properly. -Never re-light… Read More
Treat your tired eyes in no time Fatigue is frighteningly common these days, and feeling worn out all the time is just plain miserable. VSP’s Envision health insider and EyeHealth Northwest share simple ways to lasting results for looking your best any time of day. As much as we might try to hide the fact… Read More
19 people received free cataract surgery on Friday, April 27. Thank you to Doctors Bock, Hauptmann, McKinney and Stromberg, EyeHealth nursing staff, Nurse Anesthetists for making dreams come true by giving the gift of sight!
Article courtesy Women’s Health Magazine The eyes are more than windows to your soul—they’re also a good place to look for signs of trouble brewing in your body. Make sure to regularly see your eye doctor!Even if you can boast 20/20, you should pay a visit to an eye-care specialist: “The eyes are one place… Read More
Did you know diet and exercise are important to maintaining your eye health? Maintaining a normal body weight can help decrease your risk for developing diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and many other chronic conditions that affect your eyes. So what are you to do at 3pm, when hunger hits you and the vending machine is calling… Read More
February is National AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month. AMD or Age-Related Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss affecting over 15 million adults over the age of 50.To understand how AMD affects your vision. Take your left hand and cover your left eye, now make a fist with your right hand. Take your right… Read More
Licensed by the Oregon Board of Nursing as a family nurse practitioner, Yvonne brings a wealth of clinical experience to EyeHealth Northwest. She has been a nurse for over fifteen years. For the first five years of her nursing career, Yvonne practiced nursing in specialty areas including medical/surgical nursing in acute care and home health… Read More
Which is Safer, Contact Lenses or LASIK? Author: Dr. Scott Grealish The answer is… Contrary to popular belief, the answer for most people is Lasik. That’s not to say that contacts are particularly dangerous. When properly fit and worn they have been used by millions for decades with great success. That’s not news, but the… Read More
Healthy Eyes in 2012 Eye exams are not the only way in which you should be taking care of your vision in the upcoming New Year. Below are a few ways to ensure that your eyes and your vision health stays strong in 2012, and beyond. Sun Protection ( Yes! Even in the winter)It is… Read More