No Fireworks Are Safe, Even “Innocent” Sparklers Can Cause Serious Eye Injuries

Fireworks injuries cause approximately 10,000 visits to the emergency department each year. Most of those visits involve children who suffer thousands of eye injuries.1 Though the most disabling injuries occur with illegal firecrackers, most injuries are caused by legal fireworks parents buy for their children, such as sparklers, firecrackers, bottle rockets, and Roman candles. Every […]

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Three Things Patients Should Know About Cataracts   Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which causes cloudy, blurry or dim vision and often develops with advancing age. This June, Oregon Eye Specialists joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in observing Cataract Awareness Month by sharing three things everyone should know about the condition and its […]

Join a Futsal Team for Spring!

For many of us, finding an engaging and fun exercise routine can be a challenge. Gym workouts become routine and individual exercise classes lose luster over time. Adults who have played organized sports often look back with nostalgia for the camaraderie and community that comes with playing on a team. Fun and fast, Futsal is a dynamic […]