Posts Tagged: retina specialist north bend

Macular Degeneration

Wondering what exactly is Macular Degeneration? What is Macular Degeneration? Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an issue with your retina. When you have AMD, you lose your central vision. It is caused when the macula, a part of your retina, is damaged. While you will be unable to see fine details, whether you are looking… Read more »

Get to Know Your Doctor: Dr. John Karth

Did you know that Dr. John Karth has a love for the outdoors? He enjoys spending time in nature with his wife and children. #GetToKnowYourDoctor You can learn more about our physicians on our Physicians Page here. We believe getting to know your care providers is important. We pride ourselves on providing the highest level… Read more »

Get To Know Your Doctor: Dr. Beardsley

Did you know that Dr. Beardsley was a Scuba Instructor in Belize before becoming one of the Top Retina Specialists in our Area–And the only Fellowship-Trained Uveitis Specialist in our area? #GetToKnowYourDoctor To learn more about Dr. Beardsley and our other physicians, visit our physicians page at: www.oregoneyeconsultants.com/physicians  

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 »

Dr. John Karth

John Karth, MD came to Oregon Eye Consultants in 1997, bringing his vast expertise in retina treatment, and his soft and compassionate manner of patient care. Dr. Karth has helped to grow our Retina Practice into what it is today. He has been essential in bringing our OEC retina care to towns across western and coastal Oregon,… 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 »