Category: Macular Degeneration

Things to Look for when Purchasing New Sunglasses

Sunglasses can give you instant James Dean cool or Audrey Hepburn glamour, but they’re much more than just a fashion accessory. Sunglasses are an essential tool in safeguarding the health of your eyes. Sunglasses provide critical protection from the sun’s damaging ultraviolet (UV) rays. Long term exposure to UV rays can damage the surface of… Read More


Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month is Here

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Macular Degeneration on February 15, 2021

Have you ever heard of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)? Did you know that it is the main cause of blindness among Americans? For adults 65 and older, it is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. Even though it is common as a result of aging, most people have not heard of AMD… Read More


This Month Is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Macular Degeneration on February 14, 2020

Older woman with macular degeneration enjoying the outdoors

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration awareness month.  Do you know what age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is?  AMD is the leading cause of blindness for adults 65 and older in the United States. There is confusion or lack of knowledge around AMD, especially the fact that it causes blindness.  The month of February is dedicated to… Read More


5 Vitamins and Nutrients that Should be a Part of Your Diet

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Macular Degeneration on November 23, 2016

5 Vitamins and Nutrients that Should be a Part of Your Diet

Everyone has heard that they should be eating more carrots to improve their eyesight. This is because of the high levels of beta-carotene that is found in carrots which is said to be essential in maintaining healthy eyes. There are actually quite a few different vitamins and nutrients that are considered to be good for… Read More


Top 5 Ways to Help Your Eye Health and Reduce Risks of Vision Loss

Currently, over 20 million Americans are dealing with serious vision loss conditions. While some eye diseases are caused by genetics and family history, many of them can be prevented by simply taking a few steps to protect your vision and improve your overall health. Living a healthy lifestyle can help to reduce your chances of… Read More


5 Things You Can Do To Protect Your Vision From Macular Degeneration

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Macular Degeneration on March 17, 2016

5 Things You Can Do To Protect Your Vision From Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a very common eye condition among senior citizens. AMD damages your central vision, which makes it difficult to recognize faces, write, read, paint, and do really anything that involves making out the small details. This makes it a real problem for the older crowd. Thankfully, today we have devised some… Read More


7 Different Foods That Are Good For Your Eyes

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Macular Degeneration on June 24, 2015

7 Different Foods That Are Good For Your Eyes

There are a lot of different foods out there that help to promote good eye health, but how many do you know about? In this article we talk about some of these foods and how they can be beneficial to your daily diet. Orange Vegetables I’m sure you remember at least one person telling you… Read More


February is Low Vision Awareness Month

The month of February is Low Vision Awareness Month. What exactly is low vision? Low vision describes significant visual impairment that isn’t correctable through glasses, medication, eye surgery or contact lenses. It’s often characterized by partial sight such as blind spots, tunnel vision or blurred vision. The most common causes of low vision in the… Read More


Dilated Eye Exams

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Eye Exams, Macular Degeneration on January 23, 2015

Dilated Eye Exams

You might think that because your vision is fine that your eyes are healthy, but visiting the Portland eye doctors at EyeHealth Northwest for a comprehensive dilated eye exam is the only way to be absolutely certain. During your visit both of your eyes will be closely examined for any signs of vision problems and eye diseases…. Read More


Foods to help fight AMD

Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Macular Degeneration on April 2, 2014

Foods to help fight AMD

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss for those aged 55 and older in the United States, affecting more than 10 million Americans. Age-related macular degeneration is caused by the deterioration of the central portion of the retina, the inside back layer of the eye that records images and send them via… Read More


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Barnes Road
9555 SW Barnes Rd.
#201 (2nd floor)
Portland, OR 97225
(503) 227-2020 see more
Gresham
24601 SE Stark St.
Suite 245
Troutdale, OR 97060
(503) 255-2291 see more
Hillsboro
6111 NE Cornell Rd
Hillsboro, OR 97124
(503) 846-9400 see more
Milwaukie
11086 SE Oak St
Milwaukie, OR 97222
(503) 656-4221 see more
Mt. Tabor
5935 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97206
503 777-5546 see more
North Portland
3246 N. Lombard
Portland, OR 97217
(503) 285-1671 see more
Northeast Portland
5050 NE Hoyt St., #245
Portland, OR 97213
(503) 255-2291 see more
Northwest Portland
1955 NW Northrup St
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 227-2020 see more
Oregon City
1306 Division St
Oregon City, OR 97045
(503) 656-4221 see more
Southeast Portland
10819 SE Stark St,
Portland, OR 97216
(503) 255-2291 see more
Sunnyside
12050 SE Stevens Rd, Suite 100
Happy Valley, OR 97086
(503) 783-3300 see more
Tigard
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Tigard OR 97224
(503) 227-2020 see more
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29250 SW Town Center Loop W
Wilsonville, OR 97070
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Portland, OR 97223
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Happy Valley, OR 97086
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