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How Your Eye Exam Can Reveal Other Diseases and Conditions

One of the things that fascinates Dr. Nannette Crowell, and other eye doctors like her, is how a simple eye exam can change someone’s life. Sometimes it’s from diagnosing cataracts — and scheduling the surgery that reverses a person’s blindness. And sometimes it’s when an eye exam can reveal unrelated diseases […]

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Well Done, Staff!

October and November have been months full of congratulations — to members of our staff who have gone above and beyond, celebrated milestones, and worked hard to pass difficult exams and gain certifications! Front Office Achievements First, our front office manager, Janet Knutson, took it upon herself to pass the testing requirements […]

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Meet Sheri Saldivar, CEO and Administrator of Cascadia Eye

It’s national bosses’ day! So today, we’re celebrating our own CEO — and the beating heart of Cascadia Eye. Sheri Saldivar, CMPE, has been with this practice since its very first day in 1985. I sat down and interviewed her about those early days, her family and personal life, and her passions and […]

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Do Your Eyeglasses Really Come From an Evil Corporation?

Glasses from Luxxotica and the evils of monopoly Cascadia Eye alexandra_brandtCascadia Eye Our own line of eyewear Cascadia EyeNorth Cascade Eye AssociatesCascadia Eye10-10-201609/13/2018 This very interesting and humorous video has been making its rounds on the Internet (if you aren’t able to watch it right now — and I do […]

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Eye Safety Part 2: Essential Safety Habits

In Part 1 of this 2-part series, I* specifically talked about children’s eye safety, since we were heading into the new school year. I mentioned that one of the key ways to keep your child’s eyes safe was to teach them good safety habits right from the start. I want […]

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Eye Safety Part 1: Protecting your child’s eyes

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, so: parents, this one is for you! Yes, back-to-school everything is around the corner, and with sports and other activities, that means higher risks for your child’s eyes. Here are some tips recommended by AAO (American Academy of Ophthalmology) for ensuring your […]

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What is an OCT eye test – and what does it do?

What is an OCT eye test? Cascadia Eye alexandra_brandtCascadia Eye Conducting an OCT eye test Cascadia EyeNorth Cascade Eye AssociatesCascadia Eye07-15-201609/13/2018 Cascadia Eye has an OCT device at five of our locations. But unless you have glaucoma (or a family history of it), macular degeneration, or diabetic retinopathy, you may never […]

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The iStent: Technology for Glaucoma

Here at Cascadia Eye, you know our doctors are always looking for the newest and best technologies available for every aspect of your vision. From custom, bladeless iLASIK to advanced testing equipment and more, this forms one of the three cornerstones of our commitment (providing comprehensive service, care that is personal and local, […]

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Meet Your LASIK Coordinator and E-Store Contact

Heather Knudsen, the newest member of Cascadia Eye’s marketing team, has been working hard behind the scenes to get our online store up and running. As our Refractive Surgery Coordinator and overall LASIK enthusiast, she has also arranged an awesome upcoming LASIK seminar for people wanting to know more about the […]

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