Blogs About Eye Health

Understanding Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight

By Sasha Korthuis | Jan 28, 2024

Glaucoma is a complex eye disease, often called the “silent thief of sight” because it progresses gradually and without warning. According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, more than 3 million Americans have glaucoma, but only half of these people know they have it. Glaucoma is a disease that damages the optic nerve and can cause…

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Celebrating Ophthalmic Technicians Week: A Bright Future in Eye Care

By Sasha Korthuis | Nov 10, 2023

Ophthalmic technicians are the unsung heroes of the eye care industry. Often working behind the scenes, they play a critical role in diagnosing and treating eye conditions and diseases. From taking patient histories to performing advanced diagnostic tests, they provide invaluable support to ophthalmologists and optometrists. In recognition of their hard work and dedication, Ophthalmic…

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FDA Warns Certain Eye Drops Pose Risk

By Sasha Korthuis | Oct 31, 2023

FDA warns consumers not to purchase or use certain eye drops from several major brands due to risk of eye infection: READ ARTICLE HERE

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Clarus Eye Centre on Lilly Opens Monday, May 15th, 2023

By Sasha Korthuis | May 9, 2023

We are pleased to announce the official opening of our newest location, Clarus Eye Centre on Lilly as of May 15th, 2023.  Clarus Eye Centre on Lilly will focus on routine and medical eye care, as well as optical services. Address: 215 Lilly Road Northeast, Olympia, WA 98506 Clinic Hours: Mon/Thurs/Fri from 7 AM until…

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Routine Vision Care at Market Place is HERE!

By Sasha Korthuis | Mar 2, 2023

Routine Vision Care at Market Place Visit our official page HERE! A message to our valued patients,  To help meet increasing demand for eye care in our community, Clarus Eye Centre is expanding! We are excited to announce the opening of Clarus Eye Centre at Market Place, which is located at 724 Columbia St. NW,…

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Dr. Jay Rudd No Longer at Clarus Effective Jan. 1st, 2023

By Sasha Korthuis | Dec 22, 2022

Dr. Jay Rudd Clarus: Dear Patients and Colleagues, We would like to share with you some exciting changes in physician staffing at Clarus. Beginning January 1st, Dr. Rudd will transition his practice to focus only on refractive surgery and no longer provide medical eye care services at Clarus Eye Centre. We are pleased that Dr.…

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How to Choose the Best Lens for Cataract Surgery

By Sasha Korthuis | Nov 30, 2022

HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST LENS FOR CATARACT SURGERY When you are diagnosed with cataracts and your eye doctor recommends cataract surgery, it can be daunting to learn that there is much more that goes into how to choose the best lens for cataract surgery than simply going with traditional lenses that most insurance companies…

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What Tests Are Performed Before Cataract Surgery?

By Sasha Korthuis | Nov 23, 2022

WHAT TESTS ARE PERFORMED BEFORE CATARACT SURGERY?  One of the most common questions asked by patients who have been diagnosed with cataracts is “what tests are done before cataract surgery?” Before we review common cataract tests and their importance for your cataract surgery procedure, it is important to understand the following: First, what is cataract…

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Holiday Foods That Can Improve Your Eye Health

By Sasha Korthuis | Nov 13, 2022

For many, the holiday season means more quality time with family and friends, often spent in the kitchen and around the dinner table. With all that amazing food and celebration, most diets tend to go out the window. The good news is some foods that appear to have little health benefit can sometimes hide important…

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