Category: Cataracts

Why Is Cataract Awareness Month Necessary?

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts on June 15, 2020

Woman driving after cataract surgery

Are you seeing halos around lights? Does that make you worried about what’s going on with your vision?  A sign that you could have cataracts is seeing halos around lights. This is only one of several symptoms of having cataracts. Understanding what cataracts are, the signs and symptoms, risk factors, and how to treat them is key. … Read More


Will Cataract Surgery Mean I Won’t Get Another Cataract?

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts on February 26, 2020

Older man reading about cataracts

Are you planning on getting cataract surgery soon? Are you worried that you will get cataracts again after surgery?  Worrying about surgery is common, especially if you’re getting cataract surgery. That’s why we are here to help you have the best possible experience with cataract surgery.    Many patients wonder if getting cataract surgery means… Read More


How Do I Know I Have Cataracts?

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts on October 10, 2019

Elderly couple smiling after Cataract surgery

Have you been experiencing blurry or cloudy vision? Do you find it difficult to drive at night?  These are signs that you could have cataracts. Keep reading for more common signs that you could have cataracts! What is a Cataract? You get cataracts when the lens in your eye is no longer clear but cloudy. This… Read More


June Is Cataract Awareness Month

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts on June 25, 2019

older couple looking out to ocean

Do you suffer from blurry vision or have difficulty driving in the evening? These are common signs that you may have a cataract.  Did you know that June is Cataract Awareness Month? Why, you ask? Millions of people get cataracts, and it’s a leading cause of blindness worldwide. Keep reading to learn more about cataracts and what… Read More


Everything You Need To Know About Cataracts

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts on January 1, 2018

Older woman smiling

By the age of 80, you have a 50 percent chance of developing cataracts. If you are unaware of how cataracts can affect your vision, it is when your lens that is normally clear becomes clouded. When you are dealing with cataracts it will cause your vision to blur, making it difficult to complete your… Read More


4 Things You Should Know About Cataracts

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts on July 13, 2017

4 Things You Should Know About Cataracts

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world: Currently, cataracts affect more than 22 million people in the United States that are above the age of 40. Worldwide there are more cataract cases than macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy combined according to Prevent Blindness America (BPA). There are several symptoms of cataracts: When you… Read More


What are Cataracts? When Should You Contact an Eye Doctor?

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts on May 24, 2017

What are Cataracts? When Should You Contact an Eye Doctor?

When the eyes natural lens becomes clouded with clumped up proteins then you are developing cataracts. These clumped proteins block light from entering the eye, which causes your vision to become increasingly blurrier over time and if left unresolved will result in the complete loss of your vision. Clouded lenses will negatively impact your quality… Read More


3 Common Eye Conditions To Watch Out For

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts, Glaucoma on February 13, 2017

3 Common Eye Conditions To Watch Out For

With age comes many amazing things, like wisdom and experience from the world around you. But what many people don’t expect is for their eyesight to change. Eye health is important no matter what age you are, but older, aging eyes require a yearly comprehensive eye exam. Before your next eye exam, make sure you… Read More


Cataracts: Why They Occur and When You Should Call Your Eye Doctor

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts on July 13, 2016

Cataracts: Why They Occur and When You Should Call Your Eye Doctor

Cataracts occur when the eyes natural lens becomes clouded with clumped up proteins. These proteins block light as it enters your eye which causes your vision to become gradually more blurry and if left unchecked could result in complete loss of vision. These clouded lenses negatively impact your quality of life by making it difficult… Read More


Could a Cure for Blindness Exist? Scientists Believe so

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts, General Eye Health on September 30, 2015

Could a Cure for Blindness Exist? Scientists Believe so

Your ability to see isn’t magic, it is the product of all the rods, cones, and photoreceptors within your eye working together to translate light into electrical signals that are sent to your brain. The brain, then interprets the electrical signals and what you see today is the product of that interpretation. We call that… Read More


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Glisan
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Portland, OR 97213
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Gresham
24601 SE Stark St.
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Troutdale, OR 97060
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Hillsboro
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Hillsboro, OR 97124
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9 Monroe Parkway, Suite 160
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
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Milwaukie, OR 97222
(503) 656-4221 see more
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Portland, OR 97206
503 777-5546 see more
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Newberg, OR 97132
(503) 538-1341 see more
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Portland, OR 97217
(503) 285-1671 see more
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1955 NW Northrup St
Portland, OR 97209
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1306 Division St
Oregon City, OR 97045
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Peterkort
9555 SW Barnes Rd.
#201 (2nd floor)
Portland, OR 97225
(503) 227-2020 see more
Providence Portland
5050 NE Hoyt St., Suite 445
Portland, OR 97213
(503) 231-0166 see more
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9135 SW Barnes Rd., Suite 961
Portland, OR 97225
(503) 292-0848 see more
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Portland, OR 97216
(503) 255-2291 see more
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12050 SE Stevens Rd, Suite 100
Happy Valley, OR 97086
(503) 783-3300 see more
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Tigard OR 97224
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Wilsonville, OR 97070
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Happy Valley, OR 97086
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