Diabetic Retinopathy

Did you know that it is imperative if you are a diabetic to have routine diabetic eye exams? What is Diabetic Retinopathy? People with diabetes are at risk for eye disease called diabetic retinopathy. High blood sugar levels cause damage to blood vessels that can swell, leak or close and inhibit the blood flowing through… Read more »

Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Curious about Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) or are you seeing our Physicians here at Oregon Eye Consultants for Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration? This short, educational video explains what macular degeneration is, and how medication injections may slow the progression of this condition and save your eyesight. Our team of retina specialists are experts in treating AMD. Visit… Read more »

Cataract Surgery

Cataracts Our eyes contain a natural lens that bends (refracts) light coming into our eyes to help us see. When you have a cataract, that lens that is naturally clear becomes cloudy. It may seem as if you are looking through a dusty car windshield or fog. Objects and people may look blurry, hazy or… Read more »

Retina Specialist

Have you been referred to a Retina Specialist or are you wondering what a Retina Specialist is? A retina specialist is a medial doctor with specialized training and expertise in ophthalmology with a sub-specialty in the medical and surgical treatment of the retina and vitreous. Retina Specialists are highly trained, and their training generally includes:… Read more »

Uveitis

Wondering what exactly is Uveitis? What is Uveitis? Uveitis, as Dr. Beardsley explained in his blog: Not Every Red Eye is Pink Eye, means inflammation of your uvea. The uvea is a layer in the eye with blood vessels and dark pigment. Uveitis is a condition requiring treatment by a specialist. Dr. Beardsley is the… Read more »

Intraocular Lens (IOL) Options

IOL Intraocular Lenses (IOL) are medical devices that replace the eye’s natural lens when it is removed during cataract, or other eye, surgery. Our Cataract Surgery Specialists at Oregon Eye Consultants are experts in cataract surgery and IOL placement. Types There are several options for intraocular lenses: Monofocal Lens Monofocal Lens with Monovision Multifocal Lens… Read more »

Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Curious about Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) or are you seeing our Physicians here at Oregon Eye Consultants for Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration? This short, educational video explains what macular degeneration is, and how the latest research shows that supplements may be helpful in treating this condition. Our team of ophthalmologists are experts in treating… Read more »

The Retina

Wondering what exactly the Retina is? What is the retina? This photo, courtesy of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, shows a diagram of the eye, including the location of the Retina. The Retina has light-receptive cells that transfer light information via nerve impulses via the optic nerve to the brain, where an image is formed…. Read more »

Eugene Eye Doctors since the 1950’s

Did you know Oregon Eye Consultants dates back to the 1950’s? Dr. John Lyman started practicing in Eugene in the 1970’s, acquiring the practice of his father, Dr. Howard Lyman who started practicing in Eugene the 1950’s. Dr. Aryah joined Dr. Lyman in 1992 and has since brought Oregon Eye Consultants from Eugene to Florence,… Read more »

Halloween at Oregon Eye Consultants 2017

Halloween at Oregon Eye Consultants! This time of year is fun for our Oregon Eye Consultants Team and we couldn’t resist a Disney Theme! Whether our patients were greeted by Alice in Wonderland, Mary Poppins, Minnie Mouse or a Giant Banana, we hope that we brightened our patients day! Remember Halloween is a lot of… Read more »