Infocus Eye Care Blog

Eye Care Specialists Serving Bend, OR and Surrounding Areas

April 29, 2016

If you are not looking forward to the prospect of having cataracts when you are older, now is the time to take control of your health. How you eat can greatly influence your risk of getting cataracts, according to the experts. The higher the amount of antioxidants that you consume on a daily basis, the...

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April 12, 2016

Join us for our annual trunk show! Friday, June 17th, 2016
Brands featured this year:  MODO, Coach, Marchon-Autoflex, Pro Design, Europa, Maui Jim and Ray Ban!

January 24, 2012

In the winter months, driving is more hazardous. According to the National Safety Council, traffic deaths triple at night.

Darkness affects peripheral (side) vision, depth perception, color recognition, and more. A driver's age and energy level can also be factors. The older the driver, the more light is required to...

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November 04, 2011

As we put away the golf clubs and bikes for the season and bring out the skis in preparation for snow, we excitedly plan adventures for winter. Are you one of the many Central Oregonian snow enthusiasts who still wears glasses? If so, you're probably familiar with the seasonal struggle to find eye protection that...

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August 10, 2011

Regardless of how many carrots you eat, your vision is likely to diminish with age. It's a fact of life.

Fortunately, cataract surgery can vastly improve vision and preserve your range of activities. When a patient has cataract surgery, the cloudy lens that is causing vision problems is replaced with...

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July 06, 2011

It's summer, school's out, and outdoor vacations are starting. Because wearing sunglasses is vital to the preservation of your sight, we are reminding you again to put on eye protection whenever you go outdoors.

Regardless of your age, ultraviolet (UV) radiation can damage various parts of the eye and also the skin...

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July 05, 2011
June 13, 2011

As we gear up to spend the next few months outdoors enjoying the sunshine, remember that UV protection is an important part of maintaining healthy eyes. UV rays can contribute to cataracts, cancers of the eye, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and pterygiums (a growth on the conjunctiva).

Many Americans know that UV rays can damage the skin but are still unaware that extended exposure to the sun can also...

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June 13, 2011

Last month Dr. Ida Alul and her daughter raised money to purchase protective field glasses for a relative's Army unit that is stationed overseas. InFocus Eye Care is proud to support our troops. Below is an excerpt of the unit's newsletter highlighting "Operation Ordnance Optics".  Thank you to everyone in our community who contributed to this great cause!


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May 18, 2011

If you are an active swimmer, bicyclist or other summer sport enthusiast, you likely know that glasses can be a hassle when participating in summer activities. Bladeless LASIK or contact lenses may be the solution for you to be less dependent on glasses this summer!

Many summer sports and activities call for...

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