Oregon Eye Consultants welcomes Dr. Ernest Puckett!

We are very excited to welcome Ernest Puckett, MD to our practice!   Dr Puckett grew up in Texas and completed his undergraduate training in biomedical engineering at the University of Texas in Austin. He then went on to attend medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston where he was inducted into the… Read more »

July is UV (ultraviolet) Awareness Month

July is UV Awareness Month. As the weather starts to heat up here in Oregon after a slow start to the summer, it is always a good reminder to wear your sunglasses when outdoors enjoying activities. Did you know that prolonged UV exposure could result in the development of cataracts, eye cancer and even sun… Read more »

Make eye health a priority in 2020, by using the 20/20/20 rule

Stepping into 2020, a new year and a new decade, many of us will have some health-geared resolutions. We are encouraging people to include their eye health! As more of us are on some sort of screen each day, eye-strain is becoming more common. Learn how to use the 20/20/20 rule to alleviate eye-strain symptoms…. Read more »

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Did you know that 1 in 10 Americans have diabetes? Diabetic eye disease is the #1 cause of vision loss in working age adults. 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed each year, and a large percentage remain undiagnosed. Unfortunately, 65% Americans that have diabetes do not get their annual eye exam. If you have diabetes, it… Read more »

5 tips for Halloween Eye Safety

As the holiday approaches, many of us are looking for that perfect costume. Unfortunately, Halloween is a popular holiday for eye injuries, so we put together 5 tips for eye safety to keep in mind while choosing your costume. Avoid decorative contact lenses. Contacts purchased at Halloween costume shops or drug stores are typically unregulated…. Read more »

See what our patients are saying about us!

Oregon Eye Consultants patient reviews are important to us. We strive to provide the highest level of patient care, and we appreciate seeing all of the positive feedback for each of our doctors. See more reviews here! Thank you to all of our patients who have provided us valuable feedback to better serve you. To… Read more »

August is Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month

As we gear up for back to school, you see the signs everywhere to remind you to buy those pencils, erasers and new clothes. What you may not see are reminders to schedule your child’s annual eye exam. Prevent Blindness declared August as Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month to help spread awareness and encourage… Read more »

Are you suffering from Dry Eye?

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July is not only for firework safety, it is also Dry Eye Awareness Month! More than 30 million people are affected by some degree of dry eye. Dry eye occurs when your eyes stop producing tears to properly protect themselves. It can also happen when your tears evaporate too quickly, or are not thick enough… Read more »

4th of July Eye Safety

By W. Benjamin Kunz, MD This upcoming fun holiday there will be several opportunities to celebrate, and fireworks are a big part of that. Unfortunately, fireworks can often lead to injuries, and our eyes are vulnerable to firework trauma. Unlike the rest of your body which is typically injured by burns, eyes are susceptible to… Read more »