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Can Eating Dark Chocolate Improve Your Vision?

Can Eating Chocolate Improve Your Vision? Most people love chocolate, in pretty much any form; liquids like chocolate milk, added as a flavor to a desert or simply munching it straight. Chocolate is one of those constantly debated foods,” Is it good for you?”, “Is it bad for you?” and while there is no 100%… Read More


Women Face Higher Risk of Blindness

    What Follows is an article that our Friends at the American Academy of Ophthalmology recently put out. This information has some wonderful tips for our friends and patients here in the Greater Eugene community and beyond.  We thought we would pass it along as it has some valuable information on how to keep… Read More


Helpful Eye Tips

As we progress into a new year, we thought it might be a good time to remind you of a few simple things you can do to keep your eyes as healthy as they can be. Your eyes are your windows to the world and it is important to keep them as healthy as possible…. Read More


Pocket-sized retina camera, no dilating required

It’s the part of the eye exam everyone hates: the pupil-dilating eye drops. The drops work by opening the pupil and preventing the iris from constricting in response to light and are often used for routine examination and photography of the back of the eye. The drops sting, can take up to 30 minutes to… Read More


Myopia cell discovered in retina: Dysfunction of cell may be linked to amount of time a child spends indoors

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a cell in the retina that may cause myopia when it dysfunctions. The dysfunction may be linked to the amount of time a child spends indoors and away from natural light. “This discovery could lead to a new therapeutic target to control myopia,” said Greg Schwartz, lead investigator and assistant… Read More


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