Just a brief update: since the snow & ice storms have passed, and the tri-county area is digging out from the damage, we are back to our normal schedule. If you’ve got an appointment scheduled, we’ll be here. If for whatever reason, you cannot make it in for your exam (like if you’re still iced […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The ice storm has passed and we are open for our regular schedule
Just a quick message that due to the impending snow and ice storm, Tigard Eyecare has decided to close the office for Friday, February 12th, and Saturday, February 13th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but we’ll be back on Monday the 15th. Please spend the day with a cup of hot chocolate […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Closing due to inclement weather Friday & Saturday
We are not on the list of business closures to control the spread. We are open to see our scheduled patients. We will keep operating safely as we have during this year, for as long as we are permitted.
We are happy we can keep operating and are looking forward to helping you and your families.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Covid-19 Update: November 16, 2020
Everything is fixed and working as expected! Thanks to all who pitched in and helped get the main phone line repaired! In line with all of the other disasters/inconveniences/challenges of 2020 so far, apparently our primary phone line has vanished into the nether of Ziply/Frontier/Verizon or whoever manages it now. 503-639-8632 appears to be a […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on No More Phone Issues! Fixed!
We opened on May 4th as planned and over the week, we have worked out all unforeseen glitches that arose from the new protocols we follow for exams. I thought I’d share those protocols so everyone can be prepared when arriving for an exam. Only staff and scheduled patients are allowed in the office at […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on We are Officially Open for Exams!
We are happy to announce that Tigard Eyecare will be resuming eye exams for patient care on Monday, May 4th, 2020. Due to enhanced statewide social distancing guidelines from COVID-19, and to ensure the safety of our staff and our patients, we have reduced daily staff and the number of appointments available with our doctors […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Resuming Office Visits May 4th, 2020
We want to update everyone on a few changes at the warehouse where we’re located due to concerns over COVID-19. First Change: Costco has made the decision to temporarily close their Hearing Aid, Photo Center, and the Optical departments for the immediate future. If you have glasses that have come in, you can still pick […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Office changes due to COVID-19
We want to take a moment and discuss our approach to seeing patients during this novel coronavirus outbreak that is now in the Pacific Northwest. Our approach is to try and keep risk of exposure and infection as low as possible for both our employees and our patients. If we all work together to stay […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Coronavirus Update
Unexpected finding may deter disabling diabetic eye disease Short little article about a study out of Michigan State University about a new finding about how certain lipids may help prevent diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic Retinopathy is a condition that develops in people with type 1 or 2 diabetics where the diabetes causes damage to the tiny […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on New Finding on Diabetic Retinopathy
How to Keep Screens From Ruining Your Vision This is a good, brief article on how to help your vision when you’re stuck using computer screens for much of the day. Too many of us have to sit and work on a screen that isn’t usually a top-of-the-line screen for work and then we sit […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Can screen time can affect your vision?