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!
Let’s wish each other health & wellness as we work together to FLATTEN THE CURVE. In compliance with CDC guidelines during the COVID19 pandemic, we will temporarily stop seeing patients at 6pm Thursday March 19, until further notice. Please be assured that we are still available to help you with vision-related needs during this challenging […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Tigard Eyecare: Flattening the Curve
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
An easily avoidable tragedy that cannot currently be reversed once the damage is done. Boy burns retina by staring at small laser. A 9 year old burned a permanent hole in his retina by staring at a green laser while playing. The article goes into some detail about the risks and the FDA’s opinion on […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Laser burns in a boy’s eye
This is possibly the GREATEST STUDY EVER DONE! They gave 30 people either milk chocolate or dark chocolate and then measured their visual acuity 2 hours after ingestion and the dark chocolate people had better vision! Eat dark chocolate and see better! I can see the advertising campaign now! We’ll start selling dark chocolate bars […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on DARK CHOCOLATE INCREASES YOUR VISION!
I understand if the title throws you off- “what is a Snellen chart and why should I care?” That was my first response too- and I actually work in an Optometry office. (I’m not a Optometrist, but I could totally play one on TV.) The Snellen Chart is that screen of weirdly shaped block letters […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The History & Accuracy of the Snellen Chart
It’s hard to believe that just a few months ago everything was so torn up. The space is now fully functional with 3 exam lanes, a much larger & improved pre-testing area with a dedicated room for the Digital Retinal Camera. It’s a night and day difference from the old space. It needs to be […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Most of the interior has now been removed and replaced and the reception desk has been relocated to the warehouse to get it out of the way. Things are looking really good!Continue Reading... Comments Off on Out with the Old
Starting at nights on February 8th, the remodel is officially underway. The office is excited and a little worried how it will go, but we’re assured the project is in great hands. I showed up the morning of February 9th to find a curious sight… the door to exam 1 sealed with blue tape. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Remodel has Begun!