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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!

​​​Bellevue Campus 12301 NE 10th Pl​Ste 200Bellevue, WA 98005​​(425) 450-2020  ph​(425) 688-0620  fax​Clinic 7:30AM  – 5:00PM Optical 8:00AM – 5:00PM​Monday-Friday​ ​Totem Lake Campus 11800 NE 128th St Ste 110Kirkland, WA  98034 (425) 899-1555 ph  ​(425) 899-1557 fax​Clinic 7:45AM  – 5:00PM Optical 8:00AM – 5:00PM​Monday-Friday Connect with Us! nwvision@nwvision.comappointments@nwvision.com Online Patient Portal ​


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. […]


Is iT Allergies, or Something More Serious?

  ​One of the most common causes for irritation of the eye leading to puffiness of the eye lids are allergies. Allergies are usually seasonal, spring or fall, and are due to environmental factors like pollens, dust, or mold.  It is also common to experience a runny nose and/or “scratchy” throat. These symptoms can be […]


sunglasses just don’t cut it for the eclipse.

​​​Bellevue Campus 12301 NE 10th Pl​Ste 200Bellevue, WA 98005​​(425) 450-2020  ph​(425) 688-0620  fax​Clinic 7:30AM  – 5:00PM Optical 8:00AM – 5:00PM​Monday-Friday​ ​Totem Lake Campus 11800 NE 128th St Ste 110Kirkland, WA  98034 (425) 899-1555 ph  ​(425) 899-1557 fax​Clinic 7:45AM  – 5:00PM Optical 8:00AM – 5:00PM​Monday-Friday Connect with Us! nwvision@nwvision.comappointments@nwvision.com Online Patient Portal ​


ECLIPSE FAQ AND FALLACIES…part 2

​There is no total solar eclipse at the north pole or south poleA total eclipse can happen anywhere on earth.  The last solar eclipse from the north pole was March 2015. The last south pole eclipse was November 2003.   Food prepared during an eclipse will be poisoned by the radiationFood poisoning from solar eclipse radiation […]


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