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BlephEx is Here!

Northwest Vision Institute is excited to offer our patients Blephex for the treatment of dry eye, blepharitis, and demodex infestation. Blephex is a noninvasive, in-office procedure that deep cleans eyelashes and eye lid margins. Dead skin cells, lash mites (Demodex), and bacterial toxins are exfoliated away in order to reduce eyelid inflammation and reduce risk […]

Changes Ahead!

Our Kirkland location will be undergoing a quick remodel in the coming days! We will be closing the office October 26th and reopening with expanded services on November 26th. All services and all providers will be available in our Bellevue office during the closure, including optical. Stay posted for progress pictures of our remodel! Bellevue […]

Still thinking about cataracts surgery? It worked for the Queen!

Cataract surgery is one of the most common procedures in both the UK and US and has a very good success rate. Not sure if you have cataracts? Make an appointment to find out! Know that you have cataracts and are worried about the procedure? Please call us with any questions or concerns. Just remember, […]

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!

​​​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! 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 […]

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