Blogs About Eye Health

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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Anthony Grillo, MD

Cataract, Cornea & Refractive Surgeon: Meet Dr. Anthony Grillo

By Sasha Korthuis | Sep 28, 2022

Cataract, Cornea & Refractive Surgeon in Olympia, WA: Welcome, Dr. Anthony Grillo! Dr. Anthony Grillo’s interest in medicine stemmed from an interest in infectious diseases while living in rural Thailand after high school. Seeing diseases like polio, tuberculosis, and a lack of access to even common antibiotics and vaccinations motivated him to further study how education and…

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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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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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