HOW TO DEAL WITH EYE ALLERGIES IN PORTLAND

RELIEF FROM EYE ALLERGIES We are asked often about how to maintain healthy eyes as the seasons change. Similar to your overall health, there are plenty of steps you can take to maintain healthy eyes in changing environments. Being aware of how the environment affects your body is an important step. Changing seasons is one [...]

By |2017-10-04T14:49:01+00:00October 4th, 2017|Contact Lens, Disease, Eye Health, EyeDepartment, Medical, Optometry|Comments Off on HOW TO DEAL WITH EYE ALLERGIES IN PORTLAND

WHAT CAUSES DRY EYES?

What Causes Dry Eyes? For patients with dry eye syndrome, their tear glands that moisturize the eye don’t produce enough tears, or their tears have a chemical composition that causes them to evaporate too quickly.  Lacrimal glands are located above each eyeball and they continuously supply tear fluid that's wiped across the surface of your [...]

By |2017-10-04T07:21:38+00:00October 4th, 2017|Contact Lens, Disease, Eye Health, Medical, Optometry|Comments Off on WHAT CAUSES DRY EYES?

What is dry eye syndrome and what are the signs and symptoms for dry eyes?

What is dry eye syndrome and what are the signs and symptoms for dry eyes? What is dry eye? Dry eye occurs when the eye does not produce tears properly, or when the tears are not of the correct consistency and evaporate too quickly. In addition, inflammation of the surface of the eye may occur along [...]

By |2017-10-04T08:43:25+00:00October 18th, 2016|Contact Lens, Disease, Eye Health, EyeDepartment, Medical, Optometry|Comments Off on What is dry eye syndrome and what are the signs and symptoms for dry eyes?

IS IT OK TO WEAR TORN OR RIPPED CONTACT LENSES?

IS IT OK TO WEAR TORN OR RIPPED CONTACT LENSES? It can be very frustrating when a contact lens tears or is damaged. A torn contact would be uncomfortable on your eyes but not only that, it may also cause harm to your eye. Do not attempt to insert the torn or damaged lens into [...]

By |2017-10-26T20:25:28+00:00March 31st, 2016|Contact Lens, Eye Health, EyeDepartment, Eyewear, Optometry, Treatment, Uncategorized|Comments Off on IS IT OK TO WEAR TORN OR RIPPED CONTACT LENSES?

Nine Habits for Healthy Eyes

Nine Habits for Healthy Eyes We are asked often about how to maintain healthy eyes as we age. Similar to your overall health, there are plenty of steps you can take to maintain healthy eyes. Aging is a natural process and one of the only guarantees in life. By making a conscious effort to maintain [...]

By |2016-03-15T12:25:12+00:00March 1st, 2016|Brands, Contact Lens, Disease, Eye Health, EyeDepartment, Medical, Optometry|Comments Off on Nine Habits for Healthy Eyes

How to take care of contact lenses

How to take care of contact lenses Dr. Annie Bacon and Eye Department in Portland, Oregon thoroughly enjoy working with contact lens patients in Portland, Oregon. It is important to understand how to take care of contact lenses. Contact lenses can be an excellent option or tool for many patients. Contact lenses are great for [...]

By |2016-03-21T14:14:07+00:00February 22nd, 2016|Brands, Contact Lens, Eye Health, EyeDepartment, Eyewear, New Arrivals, Optometry, Treatment|Comments Off on How to take care of contact lenses

Dailies Total 1 Contact Lenses

See the difference and experience the comfort with the latest and greatest in contact lens technology, the Dailies Total 1. We’ve taken to calling these revolutionary water gradient contact lenses the Boutique Contacts. Yes, they are that spectacular that they get their own nickname. When our Alcon representative presented the Dailies Total 1, we immediately [...]

By |2014-05-20T11:43:18+00:00October 27th, 2013|Contact Lens, Eye Health, EyeDepartment, Eyewear, Optometry, Treatment|Comments Off on Dailies Total 1 Contact Lenses

Contact Lens Overview

Contact Lens Contact lenses are a great option if you don’t want to wear glasses full time or for attending special events and participating in athletics. However, contact lenses may not be an option for everyone. Every patient should have a pair of glasses as a primary vision device. Contact lenses have been a great [...]

By |2015-11-08T22:51:52+00:00September 9th, 2013|Contact Lens, Medical, Optometry|Comments Off on Contact Lens Overview