Posts Categorized: Eye Care

June is National Cataract Awareness Month

June is National Cataract Awareness Month Did you know that over 24 million Americans have cataracts?  As our population ages, those numbers will increase to over an estimated 30 billion by 2020.   Cataracts are very common.  About 90% of people will develop cataracts by age 65. Cataracts develop when natural proteins build up in… Read more »

Thank You for Voting for us as Your FAVORITE!

The Register Guard Readers’ Choice Awards have been announced! Our voters have spoken, and Oregon Eye Consultants has been chosen as one of your FAVORITES in the Best Eye Surgeon category, and Dr. Benjamin Kunz as a FAVORITE in the Best Cataract Surgeon category.   We want to thank everyone who took the time out… Read more »

10 Healthy Eye Tips for Save Your Vision Awareness Month

March is National “Save Your Vision Awareness Month”. Oregon Eye Consultants has compiled a helpful list of 10 Healthy Eye Tips for Save Your Vision Awareness Month, and we encourage you to share these tips with loved ones. Stop Staring A record number of people of all ages are spending many of the hours each… 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 »