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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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Why do we blink so often?

The average person blinks 15-20 times per minute, or once every 3 seconds. Although scientists acknowledge that blinking lubricates the eyeballs and protects them from debris like eyelashes or dust, they say that we blink far more often than is … Continue reading

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What do zebrafish and vision health have in common?

If you are overdue for an annual comprehensive eye exam or find yourself experiencing troubling symptoms in regards to healthy vision, make an appointment with an optometrist in Olympia, like Dr. Douglas Jeske. Dr. Jeske is a licensed optometrist who … Continue reading

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Convergence insufficiency may be diagnosed as something more sinister

Normally when you look at a something close up, your eyes move together to focus on it, and refocus futher out when you view an object far away. Unfortunately, there are some people who experience a disorder known as convergence … Continue reading

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Microchip implants can restore vision to the blind

Chris James and Robin Millar both lost their vision due to a genetic disorder that causes light-sensitive cells in the eye to stop working (retinitis pigmentosa). Amazingly, surgeons have restored partial vision to both men by implanting tiny electronic chips … Continue reading

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How would it feel to see 100 million colors?

Most people see three ranges of color, but a rare few see four – they are tetrachromats, and they are all women. The three standard color-detecting cones in the retina (blue, green, and red) pick up about 100 gradations of … Continue reading

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