Blog

Four Tips For Caring For Your Contact Lenses

The invention of the contact lens created a safe and comfortable way for people to experience clearer vision. Although the first modern contact lens was invented in 1936, the concept of an insertable lens actually dates back to 1508, when Leonardo da Vinci first theorized about the idea. These days, contact lenses come in multiple

Read More »

Prevent Dementia With Proper Eyecare

For many older Americans, talking about dementia can be hard or scary. Some risks for dementia are of course, beyond our control (things like genetics or family history), but some factors center around lifestyle changes. Although no approaches have been proven to treat Alzheimer’s or dementia, steps can be taken to live a healthy life

Read More »

How To Get Tax-Free LASIK With a Flexible Spending Account

If you currently utilize an FSA (Flexible Spending Account), 2022 can be a life-changing year for your eyesight. That’s because recent legislation has given FSA holders more flexibility about what they can use the tax-free money for, and now you can carry over your funds until the end of 2022. The extended deadline to use

Read More »

Hope for Dry Eyes: TearScience LipiFlow Treatment  

Dry eye is a widespread condition that affects millions of people in the United States. A  2013 study found that many patients feel the personal effects of having dry eye disease  (also known as DED) and that it negatively impacts their quality of life in the workplace,  at school, and at home. The same study

Read More »

What to Look For in Your Eye Surgery Center

Did you know that Medical Eye Center is one of Southern Oregon’s premier eye care centers? With a legacy spanning an impressive 100 years, we have provided our patients with an expert level of care and compassion for decades. However, you may not realize that we also offer surgical services in addition to traditional eye

Read More »