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Clarus Eye Centre at Yelm

Clarus Eye Centre at Yelm Opening Soon!

By Sasha Korthuis | May 20, 2022

Yelm, WA – Clarus Eye Centre is proud to announce the opening of a new satellite office serving the greater Yelm area as of summer 2022. Clarus is an established multi-specialty ophthalmology practice that has been serving the South Puget Sound area for more than 50 years. Their main location is in Lacey, WA. Clarus…

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LIGHT ADJUSTABLE LENS™ for Cataracts

By Sasha Korthuis | Jan 12, 2022

LIGHT ADJUSTABLE LENS™ for Cataracts Now available at Clarus Eye Centre in Lacey, WA!  Using a special lens material designed by a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, RxSight has developed the first intraocular lens (IOL) that allows you and your physician to optimize your vision following cataract surgery. Despite numerous advances in modern cataract surgery technologies, only 6…

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

By Sasha Korthuis | Jan 11, 2022

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month! Check out this great article from our friends at the American Academy of Ophthalmology: Glaucoma Does Discriminate: Here’s What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of vision loss, affecting about 3 million people in the United States.1 But this potentially blinding eye disease does…

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Ongoing COVID-19 Safety and Precautionary Measures

By Sasha Korthuis | Jan 7, 2022

Ongoing COVID-19 Safety and Precautionary Measures To Our Community: As we move into our third year of navigating the trials and tribulations of the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to take a moment to express our utmost gratitude to our patients, staff, and community at large for continuing to support our practice in so many ways.…

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How Cataract Removal Surgery Can Improve Your Life

By Sasha Korthuis | Jan 7, 2022

What are cataracts and how can cataract removal surgery improve your life?  A cataract is a cloudy area in the normally clear lens of your eye, causing blurry vision. Most cataracts are related to aging and, over time, can lead to vision loss. Symptoms of cataracts: Cloudy or blurry vision. Lights are too bright and/or…

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What is a Retina Specialist?

By Sasha Korthuis | Dec 12, 2021

What is a Retina Specialist? Retina specialists treat retinal conditions. Retina specialists are highly-trained medical doctors who have graduated from medical school, completed medical and/or surgical internships, ophthalmology residency training with additional fellowship training in the diagnosis and management of eye diseases of the retina and vitreous, also known as “vitreoretinal diseases”. Sometimes a retina…

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Why Is Dry Eye So Difficult to Treat?

By Sasha Korthuis | Sep 22, 2021

By Reena Mukamal Reviewed By Christopher E Starr MD Sep. 15, 2021 Many people living with dry eye feel misunderstood and unsatisfied with their treatment, according to a new survey. Health Union interviewed 415 Americans with chronic dry eye about their experience managing the condition. Here’s what the survey found, and what ophthalmologists say could…

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International Travel During COVID-19 per CDC Guidelines- Updated 8/25/21

By Sasha Korthuis | Sep 9, 2021

Link to the full article on CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/international-travel-during-covid19.html To maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, get vaccinated as soon as you can and wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission.  International Travel During COVID-19 Languages On This Page Recommendations for…

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Best of 2021 by Showcase Magazine

Clarus Eye Centre Voted Best of 2021 by Showcase Magazine Readers!

By Sasha Korthuis | Aug 17, 2021

Please join us in celebrating our win for Best Eye Care Services in Showcase Magazine’s Best of 2021 readership poll! We are so very grateful to have won this award for the past several years! Congratulations to all this year’s nominees! Learn more here! https://www.showcasemedialive.com/best-of/2021/

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