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 »
Posts Tagged: eugene retina specialist
February is AMD (Age-Related Macular Degeneration) Awareness Month!
February is AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month. Did you know that over 4 million Americans that are over the age of 40 are visually impaired? Since AMD is not corrected by glasses, contact lenses or surgical options, it can create a sense of helplessness and anxiety when you are unable to do daily activities… Read more »
Welcome Allan A. Hunter, MD to Oregon Eye Consultants!
Oregon Eye Consultants is excited to welcome Dr. Allan Hunter to the Oregon Eye Consultants Family! Allan A. Hunter, M.D., a board certified ophthalmologist, received his undergraduate degree from The Johns Hopkins University and stayed in Baltimore for medical school and residency. Afterwards, he completed his medical retinal fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. During… Read more »
Our Retina Team here at Oregon Eye Consultants provide the highest level of retina care to our Eugene community. Do you need to establish care with a retina physician? You may have been referred by a fellow eye doctor in the Eugene area to one of our retina specialists or you may wish to self-refer… Read more »
Oregon Retina Care Oregon Eye Consultants provides the highest level of retinal care to our Oregon Community. Oregon Eye Consultants boasts top retina specialists and comprehensive ophthalmologists. What is a retina specialist? Looking to establish care with a retina specialist? You can schedule with one of our retina experts today by calling 541-687-1927. Oregon Retina… 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »