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Music to Our Eyes – the Melodic Caring Project

Giving back is a big part of what we do at Cascadia Eye. We are pleased to support three caring young women on a mission to spread some serious love to kids battling illness. Emerson, Ruthie, Kayla, and Grace are teaming up with Melodic Caring Project to give back to their community, and they want… Read More

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New Ophthalmology Clinic Now Open in Mount Vernon

Prepare to see the world through clearer eyes with the unveiling of a brand new ophthalmology clinic on Market Street. Nestled conveniently in the heart of our vibrant Mount Vernon, this modern clinic is geared towards meeting the diverse eye health needs of our community. Staffed by a dedicated team of experienced ophthalmologists and optometrists,… Read More

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RLE and Cataract Night – FREE DINNER

DUE TO A HIGH LEVEL OF INTEREST WE HAVE ADDED A SECOND FREE DINNER! Tuesday, March 19, from 6:30-8:30pmO’Donnell’s at the Farmhouse13724 LaConner Whitney Rd, Mount VernonSpeaker: Charles Maddux, MD RSVP is required: Freedom from glasses and contacts!   The highly anticipated refractive lens exchange (RLE) and cataract dinner is just around the corner, and it promises to be a… Read More

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Pop Up Frame Show

Stop by our Mount Vernon office’s Pop Up Frame Show on January 23 any time between 10am to 5pm to pick out your (hugely discounted) hot new styles just delivered in January! These styles are so new we don’t even have them available to pre-shop on our website yet – you will be the very… Read More

Roslyn Howell OD

Cascadia Eye Doesn’t Prescribe Dangerous Eye Drops

VIDEO BLOG Hi, I’m Dr. Howell, one of the optometrists here at Cascadia Eye. While talking to patients, some people have reported being nervous about taking eye drops–especially over-the-counter artificial tears–after reading some news reports. These news reports said that there are some over-the-counter eye drops that were contaminated and caused vision loss and even death,… Read More

Andrew Sumnicht, MD

Ophthalmologist Surgeon joins Cascadia Eye

Cascadia Eye is pleased to introduce Andrew Sumnicht, MD, our newest expert ophthalmologist. Formerly at a large Seattle vision clinic, Dr. Sumnicht joins our local, independent practice starting in August. He is skilled at comprehensive medical eye care and specializes in cataract surgery, including complex cases with multifocal and toric lenses. Dr. Sumnicht is board-certified… Read More

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2023 “Excellence in Education” Scholarship Winners

Announcing the three scholarship winners for our 20th annual “Excellence in Education” award! We were inspired by their academic achievements, outstanding extracurriculars, and drive to be thoughtful and give back to their local communities. All three have impressive resumes that reflect their hard work and dedication as well as a strong character that we feel… Read More

Roy Gordon OD

Roy Gordon, OD, Joins Cascadia Eye

Dr. Roy Gordon joins Cascadia Eye in February 2023 with specialty training in ocular disease, post-operative care, and contact lens fittings. Dr. Gordon received his optometry degree from the University of Missouri St. Louis, and has affiliations with the Optometric Physicians of Washington and the American Optometric Association. Dr. Gordon has been in private practice… Read More

Cascadia Eye merges with Whidbey Vision Clinic

Whidbey Vision Care Merges with Cascadia Eye

Whidbey Vision Care, formerly owned by Chris Gaustad, OD, recently merged with Cascadia Eye, owned by Dan Siapco, MD, Carlindo Pereira, MD and Charles Maddux, MD. Adding Roy Gordon, OD (previously with Whidbey Vision Care) allows the doctor team at Cascadia Eye to offer increased eye care availability to the whole of Whidbey Island and… Read More

Refractive Lens Exchange RLE

Free RLE Q&A Night

Do you want to be less dependent on glasses and contact lenses? Learn more about achieving customized vision correction with Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) at this event hosted by our experienced surgeon, Dr. Carlindo Pereira. You will find out what RLE really is, have the chance to ask questions, and find out whether you are… Read More

Excellence in Education Scholarship

2023 “Excellence in Education” Scholarship – Now Accepting Applications

Cascadia Eye is pleased to announce our 20th annual $1,000 “Excellence in Education” scholarship opportunity! High school senior students in our service areas with a G.P.A. of 3.25 or better who plan to attend full-time programs at any trade school, college or university with no limitation to study focus or major are welcome to submit an application.

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Free Vision Screening

Cascadia Eye’s vision clinic staff teams up with Cascadia Surgical, Cascadia Eyewear and Eyewitness Missions, as well as the North Cascade Cares and many other medical professionals around our area to provide yearly free vision screening events. We encourage those who are under-insured, not insured, or have extreme financial difficulty to come to the free… Read More

Coupeville clinic has moved

Our Coupeville Clinic is moving!

Our Coupeville clinic is moving this October! Cascadia Eye will remain as your friendly, local comprehensive eye care clinic and optical center, but will see you in an updated and newly renovated new space with a modern and cozy feel. It is just two blocks east of our Birch Ave. location. You will continue to… Read More

Cascadia Eye Reaching Out Via TV-Streaming

Cascadia Eye Reaching Out Via TV-Streaming

Cascadia Eye wants to reach you with our new TV-streaming commercial! Luckily for you, you don’t have to wait to see it. You can watch it right here! (Video has sound) Our TV-Streaming video also reminds you to see an eye doctor Seeing your eye doctor regularly is important and can make a big difference… Read More

Excellence in Education 2022, Nicole Hulst, Skagit County

2022 “Excellence in Education” Scholarship winners

Announcing the three scholarship winners for our 20th annual “Excellence in Education” award! We were inspired by their academic achievements, outstanding extracurriculars, and drive to be thoughtful and give back to their local communities. All three have impressive resumes that reflect their hard work and dedication as well as a strong character that we feel… Read More

Supporting Spring Sports

Supporting Spring Sports

Cascadia Eye is proudly supporting spring sports teams! We love to watch our kids play and learn about teamwork, friendship, and community fun! And we would be remiss if we didn’t recommend that all kids and their families keep their eyes safe and wear proper eyewear while they play! We are thrilled to support the… Read More

Charles Maddux, MD

New Partner for Cascadia Eye

“I am delighted to be joining Cascadia Eye. I am passionate about restoring my patient’s sight and improving their quality of life. As you all know, I will be joining an amazing group of doctors and staff and I am excited to collaborate with Dr. Siapco, Dr. Pereira and the rest of the team to continue to provide… Read More

SWHS Senior Class Fun Run

SWHS Senior Class 5K Fun Run/Walk

Cascadia Eye is a proud platinum sponsor of the Sedro Woolley High School’s 2022 SWHS Senior Class 5K Fun Run/Walk. Event proceeds benefit the senior class celebratory year-end activities: Prom, Grad Night, Baccalaureate, Senior Breakfast and more. We are fortunate to be able to help this class, who because of COVID, was not able to… Read More

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Mount Vernon Chamber Chat with our CEO

The Mount Vernon Chamber recognized Cascadia Eye in an interview with our CEO, Sheri Saldivar, in their February “Chamber Chat” Newsletter. We are proud to be your local family eye care, surgical and eyewear center and have a strong commitment to giving back to our community. Many thanks to the Mount Vernon Chamber for taking… Read More

Burlington Little School

Burlington Little School’s “Around the World” Auction

Cascadia Eye is always looking for a way to support our community and donating to Burlington Little School is a great way to do so. We love to see kids be able to develop in such a healthy environment and we are happy to support it.   Burlington Little School is a non-profit that provides unique learning… Read More

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EyeWitness is in the Giving Guide

Giving Guide 2021 Includes EyeWitness Missions

EyeWitness Missions is in the Giving Guide! Be sure to peruse a copy of the Skagit Valley Herald, Stanwood/Camano News or Anacortes American’s review of local non-profits. Each two-page spread tells an incredible story, introducing the non-profit’s focus. Then it invites locals to help and offers a challenge to build vital financial support for those… Read More

Stanwood Cascadia Eye Front

Stanwood office moves

Cascadia Eye’s Stanwood office has moved to a convenient and beautiful, warm and inviting space near Rite Aid. We continue to be the only fully comprehensive eye care center in the area, and offer the best in ophthalmology care for all your eye care needs. Visit us for vision well-care, medical care, and surgical care… Read More

Vision Monday Logo highlights Cascadia Eye’s patient portal

Check out it out! wrote up an article highlighting our work to inform our patients about some of the services we offer to make medical care more manageable, and to enable people to use our convenient patient portal! Click to read the article HERE and if you haven’t already, sign up for our Patient… Read More

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