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Eye Doctor Now Diplomate

Douglas Jeske, OD has a new title – Diplomate.  Dr. Jeske passed the American Board of Optometry Board Certification Examination and is certified as a Diplomate, American Board of Optometry.   He graduated, with distinction, from Pacific University College of … Continue reading

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Personalized Progressive Lenses Available

Optometrists and Eye Care Professionals can now offer the most technologically advanced eyeglass lenses on the market, enabling the full personalization of progressive eyeglass lenses. Tumwater Eye Center and VUE Olympia, recently completed the Shamir Freeform® Certification process allowing the … Continue reading

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Treating Stargardt Disease

Scientists have developed an experimental treatment that could help prevent Stargardt disease, a rare eye disorder which affects only 30,000 Americans. As part of an experimental treatment study, Stargardt was selected as the main focus of the study because it … Continue reading

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Can Your Eye Control a Computer?

Researchers in England have recently designed a new method of controlling computers and video games, with your eyes. Built for less than 30 dollars, the device accurately tracks eye location, allowing the user to control a cursor just like a … Continue reading

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Learning to See Through Music

For those of us who can see, reading this sentence may seem as easy as sipping your cup of tea or picking something out to wear for the day, but what about people who are blind? That’s what a sensory … Continue reading

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Zebrafish May Shed Light on Eye Care

According to the International Centre for Eyecare Education almost 4 billion people suffer from refractive errors caused from eyes not being shaped or sized correctly. That’s about 50% of the world. Research done by a Purdue University student may soon … Continue reading

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