As adults age, many will develop eye diseases that could become debilitating if not treated in time. But people can protect themselves by having eye exams that can spot early and often hidden signs of eye disease. Find out how the American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends that you care for your eyes. Learn more at…Read More
Written By: Reena Mukamal Reviewed By: J Kevin McKinney MD Feb. 17, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic caused a surge in telemedicine appointments — and some patients skipped eye care visits altogether. In-person appointments are now safe, thanks to strict hygiene and disinfection procedures that protect patients from the coronavirus. But many people are still avoiding…Read More
Coronavirus and Your Macular Degeneration Care Leer en Español: Coronavirus y el cuidado de su degeneración macular Reviewed By: Johanna M Seddon MD, Rahul Khurana, MD Jan. 07, 2021 If you have macular degeneration, you may feel worried about catching the coronavirus or maintaining your eye care during the pandemic. Experts at the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Macular Degeneration…Read More
News Release For immediate release: December 9, 2020 (20-239) Media contact: Public Information Desk Public inquiries: State COVID-19 Assistance Hotline, 1-800-525-0127 Introducing ‘Care Connect Washington’ – A new way to get COVID-19 relief OLYMPIA – Today the Washington State Department of Health is announcing a new service to help people who have to isolate or quarantine at home after testing positive for…Read More
Dr. Heather Muehler has resigned from Clarus Eye Centre, effective January 1st, 2021, in pursuit of new horizons. Dr. Muehler has been with Clarus for more than 10 years is an integral component of Clarus’ long-term success. She is beloved by her patients and we will all miss her dearly but wish her well in…Read More
Please join us in congratulating our very own Michelle Garcia on becoming a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)! Clarus is committed to performing clinical research according to the standards set forth under strict oversight from the International, National, and State oversight agencies and we’re very proud to have a CCRC on staff. For more information…Read More
What is World KC Day? World Keratoconus Day is celebrated on November 10th. It is sponsored by the National Keratoconus Foundation. It is dedicated to raising awareness about keratoconus (KC), as well as educating and advocating for those living with keratoconus. What is Keratoconus? Keratoconus, often referred to as ‘KC’, is a non-inflammatory eye…Read More
What Is Diabetic Retinopathy? Leer en Español: ¿Qué es la retinopatía diabética? Written By: Kierstan Boyd Reviewed By: Ninel Z Gregori MD Sep. 18, 2020 People with diabetes can have an eye disease called diabetic retinopathy. This is when high blood sugar levels cause damage to blood vessels in the retina. These blood vessels can swell and leak. Or they…Read More
Exercise May Stave Off Eye Disease, Study Finds Written By: Reena Mukamal Reviewed By: J Kevin McKinney MD, G Atma Vemulakonda, MD Oct. 16, 2020 Regular exercise can slim your waistline and lift your mood. Now, a new study suggests that exercise may also guard against eye damage. This could help stave off macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of vision…Read More
Coronavirus Guide for Eye Patients See the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s EyeSmart articles for the latest information about coronavirus and your eyes, advice for patients, and tips for staying healthy at home. Also available in Spanish: Guía de coronavirus para pacientes oftálmicos Patient Information Eye Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic If you are visiting your ophthalmologist’s…Read More
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