Why Is Dry Eye So Difficult to Treat?

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

Link to the full article on CDC website: 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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Eye Care Tips for Travelers

Original Article:   Written By: Anne Sumers MD   Edited By: Anni Delfaro Jun. 11, 2021 Eye emergencies can be frightening, especially when you’re far from home. Accidents and injuries can make it hard to navigate a new city – even worse, some conditions can lead to permanent vision loss if not treated appropriately. Here are…
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Masks Still Required Upon Entry

Like you, we here at Clarus are happy to see mask mandates lifting for fully vaccinated people in our state. However, per CDC guidelines for healthcare facilities, we must continue to require that masks be worn at all times while visiting our facility. For more about our COVID-19 response, please visit  Thank you for…
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Avoid Potential Fraud When Paying Your Bill Online

It has recently come to our attention that a small number of our patients have experienced fraud when trying to pay their statements with us online. We’ve investigated the situation, worked with our web pay affiliate and concluded that in most if not all situations, patients were using a search engine to find our web…
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Introducing ‘Care Connect Washington’ – A new way to get COVID-19 relief

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…
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Vision vs. Medical Insurance

Are you having vision problems and reluctant to set an appointment with your eye doctor due to lack of vision insurance? Your symptoms may be caused by a medical problem. In that case, your medical insurance would cover your visit to the eye doctor. People often misunderstand the difference between vision and medical insurance, but…
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