Introducing Our New Stewart Location

Southern Oregon Medical Eye Care Center

We are pleased to announce the opening of our newest location in Southern Oregon and thrilled to welcome patients into a new chapter of Medical Eye Center. In July 2022, Dr. Philip Paden announced his retirement. Dr. Paden and his practice, Paden Eye Care, have faithfully served our shared community for many years and remain … Read more

5 Common Myths About Protecting Your Eyes

We live in the digital age, and there are many times when misinformation gets widely circulated. In the medical field this often happens when patients use what may look like legitimate websites to find healthcare information but are actually looking at unreliable sources. When it comes to eye health, the same thing can happen. Patients … Read more

Brand Profile: Exclusive Review of Maui Jim

As Southern Oregon’s premier eye care center, we are proud to offer our patients a holistic experience that matches the individual personalities, needs, and life stories of everyone who walks through our doors. One of the ways that we offer a multi-faceted client experience is by curating our extensive collection of quality eyewear. Maui Jim … Read more

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

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