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?
It’s spring in Portland so that means the National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI Walk is fast approaching! The May 19th walk is Oregon NAMI’s main source of fundraising for the year. Overall, the funds support programs across the state, in over 15 different NAMI affiliates in Oregon– including ones in Multnomah, Washington & Clackamas […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on NAMI Walks
Age-Related Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in westernized societies. This video is one Opthalmologist’s review of why AMD has gone from a rare disorder in the 1850’s to the epidemic it has become today. The presentation is an hour long, but it is not real science heavy so it’s easy to follow. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Is Macular Degeneration Preventable?
We are thrilled to announce that we are now the proud owners of a brand new Optos Daytona Optomap Imaging System. This thing is super easy for the staff to use for incredible images of the inside of your eyes. As a patient, it’s as easy as looking through a hole in a fence. When […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Introducing our new Optos Daytona