Posts Tagged: eugene

Dante and The Cascades Raptor Center

Oregon Eye Consultants had a very exciting year! One of our proudest and favorite moments of the year is when we became Adoptive “Parents” to Dante, a Golden Eagle of the Cascades Raptor Center! The eagle eye is among the very strongest in the animal kingdom. They are said to be able to spot a… Read more »

Onward with Uveitis

By: Robert M. Beardsley, M.D. So, onward with uveitis! So how do we treat uveitis? As I blogged about last time, uveitis is inflammation of the eye, in particular the iris, ciliary body, or choroid, that is caused by a host of etiologies. Infections can cause uveitis (which is why we always test folks for… Read more »

6 Ways Silicon Valley is Changing Eye Care

Eugene Eye Care

Our very own Peter Karth, MD, MBA wrote an article for the American Academy of Ophthalmology on 6 Ways that Silicon Valley is Changing Eye Care! Dr. Karth, an OEC Retina Specialist, brings experience from the land of Silicon Valley to our very own clinics in Eugene, Springfield, North Bend, Newport, Florence and Roseburg. Dr. Karth consults for Silicon Valley’s most… Read more »

Solar Eclipse Eugene Viewing Party

Thank You to the more than 1000 people who joined Oregon Eye Consultants, the Lane County Medical Society and the Eugene Family YMCA to watch the 2017 Solar Eclipse! It was a wonderful day, and we were thrilled to share it with all who came! You can view pictures from the event on our Facebook… Read more »

Watch Out for your Eyes! How to tell if your Eclipse Glasses are Legit

The Register Guard asked our very own John Karth, MD how to tell whether or not your Eclipse Glasses are legitimate. Dr. John Karth gave them some tips on how to identify whether or not your Eclipse Glasses are safe, and explained that unsafe viewing can lead to a lifetime of damage. You can read the article here: The Register Guard… Read more »

27-Gauge Vitrectomy for Complex Vitreo-retinal Disease

By John W. Karth, M.D. Recent advances in surgical instrumentation have allowed safer and more effective treatment of complex surgical diseases. Vitrectomy surgery is used for many retinal problems, including diabetic retinopathy, tractional retinal detachments and proliferative vitreo-retinopathy. Some of the most challenging cases are severe tractional detachments due to diabetic retinopathy. This occurs when… Read more »

Pregnancy and Your Eyes

By Peter A. Karth M.D., M.B.A. Congratulations—You or one of your loved ones is expecting! Typically, changes in a mother’s body take steps center stage, but pregnancy affects the entire body, sometimes in ways that aren’t expected. Not only does that baby bump start to grow, but intrinsic steroids increase along with blood pressure blood… Read more »

Allergies and Your Eyes in the Willamette Valley

By W. Benjamin Kunz, M.D. In the Willamette Valley, one of the most common complaints I hear from my patients is that they have itchy, burning and watery eyes. Due to allergens in the area, allergic eye disease is abundant. The symptoms range from mild to very severe, and the treatment is varied. Most patients… Read more »

Different Types of Uveitis

By Robert M. Beardsley, M.D. In my previous article, I discussed the basis of uveitis and how important the part of the eye affected can be in making an accurate diagnosis. Anterior uveitis Anterior uveitis is the most common form of uveitis. Most of the time, people have red, painful eyes (one or both), are… Read more »