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Why Does My Eye Twitch!?

Well if you mean your eye lids are twitching then the reasons are simple! Your eye lid is twitching because one of the muscles in your upper/lower lid is contracting rapidly and spontaneously. Why is this happening? The most common reasons are: High levels of stress Caffeine Lack of sleep Eye strain Alcohol Dry eyes […]

Light Adjusting Contacts Approved

Want protection from the sun’s rays without wearing sunglasses? Enjoy outdoor summer sports?​​ Contacts that adjust to the intensity of the light through UV exposure are now approved by the FDA and will soon be available for patient enjoyment!​This technology has been available for eyeglass prescriptions for years and has made remarkable improvement in the […]

March is Official Save Your Vision Month!

  ​We use our eyes all the time without even thinking about it, every waking minute. But just like your car, air filters, and pianos your vision need check-ups, maintenance, and adjustments! Just as you go see your primary care doctor for regular health screening, you should go see you eye doctor! So often we […]

Cataract Surgery Saves Lives

  ​A recent study showed that cataract surgery can reduce mortality rates! The reasons are multifactorial: some studies have shown a decrease risk for falling and breaking bones, others have shown a measurable improvement in standard cognition scores after surgery. The connection with cataract surgery and decreased mortality rates may be connected to ability for […]

EYEMED is here!

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November: National Diabetes Month

​Do you have diabetes type 1 or type 2? Have you had your yearly eye exam? Diabetic eye disease refers to a group of statistically related eye changes including cataracts, diabetic retinopathy and even glaucoma. Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in U.S. adults age 20-74 and the longer someone has diabetes the […]

***Postponed***  Leading Edge Medicine Radio

***Postponed, updated schedule will be posted when available***Dr Gilbert will be joining the Leading Edge Medicine radio show. He will be answering your LIVE call in questions about cataracts, dry eye, and more!  From Leading Edge Medicine:For 18 years Longevity Medical Clinic has sponsored our own radio program, Leading Edge Medicine. All of our radio […]

​Lutein for Healthier Eyes!

Lutein is a plant pigment (carotinoid) that is responsible for the yellow color in nutrient rich foods like spinach, kale, avocados, egg yolks, and yellow carrots. Carotinoids are much more than just  the color of food. These pigments help plants absorb light-energy in photosynthesis and importantly act as antioxidants, deactivating free radicals (single oxygen atoms […]

annual community food drive

  It’s that time again! ​Northwest Vision Institute is proud to partner with Hopelink this year to collect donations of food and household items. Hopelink has provided over 2 million meals to needy families in East and North King County. While we are happy to collect all donations, there are certain items that are most in […]

Annual Eye Exam Can Help Save Your Life!

  ​Ever hear that the eyes are the window to your soul? They are also a window to the rest of the body! An annual eye exam includes taking the internal pressure of the eye as well at dilating the pupil so that the doctor can take a look at the back of your eye. […]

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