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 »
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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 »
May is National Healthy Vision Awareness Month!
Vision loss affects millions of people each year. While it is true that aging is a factor with certain eye diseases and conditions, people of all ages can be affected. Knowing what things you can do to prevent vision loss is crucial for maintaining healthy eyes. Don’t be caught in the dark! Here are our… Read more »
Eat Your Way to Eye Health: 5 Fab Foods
Did you know there is a direct connection between heart and eye health? It is true! Just like your heart relies on large arteries for oxygen and nutrition, so do the tiny arteries in your eyes. That means eating a heart healthy low-fat diet with whole grains, fruits and veggies is just as beneficial for… 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 »
Vote for Oregon Eye Consultants for Eugene’s Best Eye Surgeon!
There are 10 days left to vote Oregon Eye Consultants as Eugene’s Best Eye Surgeons! The 11th annual Register Guard Readersâ€™ Choice Awards are here! Oregon Eye Consultants was a finalist in the nomination phase, so we can now VOTE for the winner! You can vote for them here with the link, or on our… Read more »
Help us nominate Dr. Kunz as Best Eye Surgeon!
Let’s nominate Dr. Kunz as Best Eye Surgeon! It is that time of year again! The 11th annual Register Guard Readers’ Choice Awards. Right now is the Nomination phase until Feb 17th. The Top 5 nominated in each category then advance to the voting round. You can nominate him here with the link, or on… Read more »
Oregon Eye Surgery Center
Oregon Eye Surgery Center Our ambulatory surgery center is a state-of-the-art facility boasting more cataract removal technology than any other facility in the world. Our Oregon Eye Surgery Center offers a highly-trained team committed to providing excellent care to the patients of the Oregon Eye Surgery Center. Where is the Oregon Eye Surgery Center located?… Read more »
Wondering what exactly the cornea is? What is the cornea? The eye’s outermost layer is called the cornea. The cornea is a dome-shaped surface that makes up the front of the eye. Your cornea acts as a barrier for your eye to the outside world. Your cornea and lens work to focus light on your… 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… Read more »