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Dr. Lacey Echalier, Dr. Poorav Patel

Welcome to our newest surgeons, Dr. Echalier and Dr. Patel!

Medical Eye Center extends a warm welcome to our newest doctors, Dr. Lacey Echalier and Dr. Poorav Patel. Dr. Patel’s broad area of focus includes glaucoma, medical retinal conditions, clinical research, cataracts and general ophthalmology. He earned his medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University, and holds a Master of Health Science in genetic

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Medical Eye Center Fire Relief

Have LASIK and Give.

For the month of October, Medical Eye Center will donate $100 per every bilateral LASIK procedure to United Way of Jackson County Fire Relief Fund ($50 per eye).  This fund is to focus on recovery and rebuilding our community after the recent devastation of the Jackson County fires. Did you know that First Responders receive

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MEC Fire Relief Food Drive

Southern Oregon Fire Relief

Donate 5 non-perishable goods to Medical Eye Center and receive $25 off your purchase We are deeply saddened by the devastation and loss resulting from the recent Almeda fires. Our hearts go out to all of the families who have been impacted. To help support our Southern Oregon community, our Optical Shop is running a

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Woman in olive top wearing sunglasses

Sunglasses: 5 Shopping Tips to Protect Your Eyes

Please note that the below information is intended to be observed as guidelines, and is not intended to be a substitute for informed medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your eye doctor with any questions you may have regarding UV protection or a medical condition. Many of us know that wearing

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Medical Eye Center employee wearing mask

Wearing Masks to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19

Medical Eye Center is mandated by the state of Oregon to require our employees to wear face coverings. In an effort to reduce the spread of the virus and keep our staff, patients, and community safe and healthy, we’ve made it our policy for everyone who enters our doors to wear them as well. We

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Young woman with painful eye

What is Pink Eye?

Please note that the below information is intended to be observed as guidelines, and is not intended to be a substitute for informed medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your eye doctor with any questions you may have regarding pink eye or a medical condition. During the spring and summer months

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4 Common Myths about LASIK

Please note that the below information is intended to be observed as guidelines, and is not intended to be a substitute for informed medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your eye doctor with any questions you may have regarding LASIK or a medical condition. As the most commonly performed eye surgery

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Coronavirus Update

Thank you for everything you’ve done to keep yourselves and the community around us safe. Now that we are open for non-emergent patient care, we want you to feel safe when visiting our offices. Here are some of the changes that we’ve put in place in order to meet the health and safety challenges presented

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5 Things You Can Do to Take Better Care of Your Eyes

Please note that the below information is intended to be observed as guidelines, and is not intended to be a substitute for informed medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your eye doctor with any questions you may have regarding eye care or a medical condition. Caring for your eyes doesn’t have

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Woman with eye irritation

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be Rubbing Your Eyes

Please note that the below information is intended to be observed as guidelines, and is not intended to be a substitute for informed medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your eye doctor with any questions you may have regarding itchy eyes or a medical condition. We know, we know. Itchy eyes

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