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   PCVI has been proud to offer LASIK for over 25 years, and has seen many advancements in technology along the way. The latest advancement we have included is the iDesign wavefront-guided system from Johnson and Johnson, which we added 18 months ago, and has been performing extremely well. With conventional LASIK, the LASIK laser… Read More

Improve Vision With Cataract Surgery At Top Ophthalmology Center

  Cloudy, unclear vision doesn’t have to be a life sentence. The experts at Pacific ClearVision Institute ((541) 343-5000) can help you choose the best option for correcting your cataracts so you can get back to doing the things you love quickly and affordably! Have you noticed a major decline in your night vision, unmistakable… 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

New treatment for common incurable eye condition: Pterygium/pinguecula treatment results

At the Israeli Society for Vision and Eye Research (ISVER) conference on March 10, the MedInsight Research Institute and Center for Drug Repurposing at Ariel University presented the latest findings on positive user-reported outcomes of the repurposed drug dipyridamole in treating pterygium and related dry-eye symptoms. Dipyridamole is a cardiovascular drug, used for the past… Read More

Physicists devise gene therapy platform for macular degeneration patients

Millions of adults over age 50 struggle each year with vision loss caused by damage to the retina or common macular degeneration. Physics researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington have developed a new platform that uses ultrafast near-infrared lasers to deliver gene therapy to damaged areas of the retina to enable vision restoration… Read More

Look, something shiny! How color images can influence consumers

When it comes to buying things, our brains can’t see the big, black-and-white forest for all the tiny, colorful trees. That’s the conclusion of a study at The Ohio State University, which found that people who were shown product images in color were more likely to focus on small product details — even superfluous ones… Read More

Advancements in retinal detachment research pave the road to better visual recovery

Retinal detachment occurs when layers of the light sensitive retina peel away from the back wall of the eye. The condition can be caused by age, injury or disease, and currently, the only available treatment is surgery to manually reattach the retina. However, even with surgery, as many as ten percent of people will ultimately… Read More

Epilepsy drug may preserve eyesight for people with multiple sclerosis

A drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in epilepsy may surprisingly protect the eyesight of people with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015. “About half of people with MS experience at… Read More

First embryonic stem cell therapy safety trial in Asian patients

A clinical trial in the Republic of Korea for patients with degenerative eye diseases is the first to test the safety of an embryonic stem cell therapy for people of Asian descent. The study, which followed four individuals for a year after they were treated with embryonic stem cell-derived retinal pigment epithelial cells for macular… Read More

Gene tied to profound vision loss discovered by scientists

An exhaustive hereditary analysis of a large Louisiana family with vision issues has uncovered a new gene tied to an incurable eye disorder called retinitis pigmentosa, according to an examination led by scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). It is a family of eye diseases that affects more than… Read More

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Our Eugene Office Is Moving!

Beginning June 15th of this year, our Eugene office will be moving to 360 S. Garden Way, Suite 250. Please bear with us as we transition to a new space for our friends in and around Eugene. Our Cottage Grove location will remain exactly where it is.


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