Preventing Eye-Related Injuries at Work | Seattle Eye Clinic

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, more than 2,000 people injure their eyes every day in the workplace or job site. These injuries can range from a simple eye strain to severe trauma that can cause permanent damage or vision loss. Ben Franklin once famously said, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound… Read more »

Using Your Vision Benefits Before the End of the Year

If you’re like most people, you may not be aware that the vision benefits included in your health plan expire at the end of year. If you do not use up all the money allotted to you before December 31, 2017, it will not roll over into 2018. The end of the year is the… Read more »

Talking to Your Parents About Cataract Surgery

As your parents grow older, there comes a time when you may need to have a conversation with them regarding their vision. Cataracts are one of the biggest threats to older adults, age 60 and older. Cataracts can drastically reduce the quality of life of anyone affected by them. The problem with cataracts is that… Read more »

Why Back-to-School Eye Exams Are Important for Kids | Seattle Eye Clinic

From gathering school supplies to shopping for new clothes, parents are scrambling to make sure that everything is taken care of on their child’s back-to-school checklist. One thing that should included on that list is a comprehensive eye exam for school-aged children and teens. Adolescence is where most eye problems develop. If not diagnosed and… Read more »

Protect Your Eyes During Solar Eclipse 2017 | Seattle Eye Clinic

On Monday, August 21, many eyes in the United States will be on the solar eclipse — a rare phenomenon that will take a path from Oregon all the way across the country to South Carolina. A solar eclipse happens when the moon moves between the sun and Earth, blocking the sunlight and casting a shadow onto… Read more »

Choosing the Right Sunglasses for Summer | Seattle Optical Center

Summer is here and if you’re like most people, you’re going to try to spend as much time outdoors to enjoy the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Whether you’re driving on a long road trip, or just cruising the local boutique shops in Seattle, a good quality pair of sunglasses is a necessity for eye… Read more »