Portland Heat Wave Health Tips

One of the biggest hazards of heat waves is to health. People of all ages can suffer the effects of a heat wave, but the ill, very young, elderly, or overwieigh tend to be affected more severely. It is important to follow the warnings, advisory and health tips to stay healthy during these extreme heat [...]

By |2017-08-03T00:20:13+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Disease, EyeDepartment, Medical, Sunglasses, Treatment|Comments Off on Portland Heat Wave Health Tips

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?

What is the difference between a vision screening and an eye exam?

What’s the difference between a vision screening and an eye exam? There is a big difference between a vision screening and an eye exam. A vision screening is very basic and eye exams by Dr. Annie Bacon are very thorough. A vision screening is generally performed by a school nurse or pediatrician. According to American [...]

By |2016-06-22T05:10:47+00:00March 28th, 2016|Eye Health, EyeDepartment, Medical, Optometry, Treatment|Comments Off on What is the difference between a vision screening and an eye exam?

Pink Eye Facts

Pink Eye Facts  Pink eye is one of the most common and treatable eye conditions in children and adults; about 3 million cases of pink eye occur in the United States each year. Treatment is not always needed and the course of treatment depends on the underlying cause. What is Pink Eye? Pink eye, also [...]

By |2016-03-17T08:36:52+00:00March 15th, 2016|Disease, Eye Health, EyeDepartment, Medical, Optometry, Treatment|Comments Off on Pink Eye Facts

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

Eye Care at Kralanh Referral Hospital, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Eye Care at Kralanh Referral Hospital, Siem Reap, Cambodia. As we drove up the dirt road up to Kralanh Referral Hospital near Siem Reap, I recognized the lines of people wearing white-gauze eye patches. I had seen many in the days leading up to this during pre-op evaluations. Most of the patients stayed the night [...]

By |2015-11-08T19:30:21+00:00February 6th, 2015|Disease, Eye Health, Medical, Optometry, Treatment|Comments Off on Eye Care at Kralanh Referral Hospital, Siem Reap, Cambodia

EYE HEART BABY; An Eye Department Infant Wellness Program

Portland Infant Wellness by Eye Doctor Annie Bacon Are you a new mom or dad? Has your baby been seen by an eye doctor yet? The purpose of  the EYE HEART BABY Infant Wellness Program is to evaluate the health and vision of infants, to reduce the risk of vision loss and to facilitate proper [...]

By |2016-06-22T05:24:11+00:00September 30th, 2014|Disease, Eye Health, EyeDepartment, EyeDepartment App, Optometry, Treatment, Uncategorized|Comments Off on EYE HEART BABY; An Eye Department Infant Wellness Program

LASIK Portland Laser Eye Wet Lab

Portland Optometrist Annie Bacon - Eye Department eye care and eyewear Portland, Oregon LASIK Portland Laser Eye Surgery Center Wet-Lab Day I was recently invited by TLC Laser Eye Centers to attend a hands on LASIK surgery day at their Portland Laser Eye Surgery center and I loved it!  TLC opened up their wet lab [...]

By |2015-10-30T13:01:59+00:00September 18th, 2014|Eye Health, EyeDepartment, Medical, Treatment, Uncategorized|Comments Off on LASIK Portland Laser Eye Wet Lab

Book Eye Exams Online with Dr. Annie

BOOK EYE EXAMS ONLINE WITH DR. ANNIE Schedule Your Eye Care Here Book eye exams online with Dr. Annie Bacon, Portland Optometrist. It has never been so easy to be seen! Simply click here and browse the available appointment times at your leisure. If you would prefer to call in, please feel free to do so.  It [...]

By |2016-02-23T03:47:17+00:00February 25th, 2014|Eye Health, EyeDepartment, EyeDepartment App, Eyewear, Optometry, Treatment|Comments Off on Book Eye Exams Online with Dr. Annie

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