Portland Eye Health

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING WITH ME TO MY EYE EXAM?

What to Bring With You To Your Annual Eye Exam When you arrive at Eye Department for your annual eye exam, be prepared to provide Dr. Annie Bacon with details of your overall health.  During your demographics and health intake forms, you will be asked to provide details regarding your general health and well being, [...]

By |2019-03-29T16:49:12+00:00March 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING WITH ME TO MY EYE EXAM?

HAS YOUR CHILD HAD AN EYE EXAM?

It is estimated that over 60% of problem learners have undiagnosed vision problems. It is estimated that 80% of learning in the classroom is visual. It's incredibly important for children to be seen by an Optometrist for a Comprehensive Eye Exam beginning at 6months. It is during a child's vision development where abnormalities may be [...]

By |2019-03-29T16:05:53+00:00March 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HAS YOUR CHILD HAD AN EYE EXAM?

MODO EYEWEAR POP UP SHOWCASE AT EYE DEPARTMENT

EYE DEPARTMENT EYE CARE AND EYEWEAR February 21st, 2019 11am to 5pm 921 SW 16th AVE, PORTLAND, OR 97205 MODO EYEWEAR Will be showcasing the latest eyewear for 2019. Stop by Thursday Feb 21st between 11am and 5pm to enjoy the entire collection.   Modo Eyewear has become a tremendous partner at Eye Department Eye [...]

By |2019-02-14T11:50:12+00:00February 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on MODO EYEWEAR POP UP SHOWCASE AT EYE DEPARTMENT

Unique and Iconic Kala Eyewear at Eye Department; Eye Care & Eyewear

Kala Eyewear is handmade in California and shown in Portland, Oregon at Eye Department. We've enjoyed getting to work with this eyewear collection. Here we have selected a new metal frame for Angela to showcase. Angela joined Eye Department as the Patient Care Coordinator after several years working in franchised optical shops. As a Pre-Optometry [...]

By |2018-09-24T10:03:41+00:00September 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Unique and Iconic Kala Eyewear at Eye Department; Eye Care & Eyewear

How to Care For and Clean Your Eyewear

Care and Cleaning Instructions 1) Wash your hands thoroughly with lotion free soap before touching your lenses. Transferring dirt, oils or lotion may smudge, scratch or smear eyeglass #lenses - 2) Clean your eyeglasses #daily when #EyeDepartment lens cleaning solution. This cleaning solution is alcohol free and approved for treating lenses with #antireflective #transitions #mirror [...]

By |2017-12-05T14:09:15+00:00December 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Care For and Clean Your Eyewear

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?

HOW TO SAFELY VIEW THE SOLAR ECLIPSE IN PORTLAND, OREGON

On Monday, August, 21, 2017 a solar eclipse will be visible (weather permitting) across all of North America. If you are in Portland, Oregon you will be able to see a 99% solar eclipse. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon blocks any part of the Sun. The map below shows the path of [...]

By |2017-08-15T11:34:28+00:00August 15th, 2017|Eye Health, Medical, Optometry, Uncategorized|Comments Off on HOW TO SAFELY VIEW THE SOLAR ECLIPSE IN PORTLAND, OREGON

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

Schedule to Win – Ray Ban Sunglasses Raffle

RAY BAN SUNGLASSES RAFFLE MARCH 2017 Eye Department is raffling plano Ray Ban Sunglasses for you and your friends! Win big when you have an eye exam at Eye Department; Eye Care & Eyewear and two of your friends, family or co-workers mention you when they schedule their own eye exam appointment with Portland [...]

By |2017-06-27T15:07:27+00:00March 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Schedule to Win – Ray Ban Sunglasses Raffle