Blog Archive

Now Offering LipiFlow Dry Eye Treatment Sep 19th, 2019

What Is LipiFlow? LipiFlow is a treatment device specifically designed for effectively removing blockages from the meibmomian glands, allowing them to properly function and produce the oils that make up the top protective lipid layer of the tear film. Supported by 37 patents and used around the world by leading...

Tips To Help Protect Your Eyes This 4th July Jul 25th, 2018

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, an average of 250 people go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday. Here are three tips for protecting your eyes during the Independence Day holiday and help your eyesight in the long...

TrueTear is a FDA Approved Dry Eye Disease Device May 31st, 2018

Cascade Vision Center is one of the few practices in the area to offer FDA approved Dry Eye Disease Device to it’s patients. TrueTear is the latest in cutting edge technology for the treatment and management of Dry Eye Disease. It is a treatment that is unlike any other to...

What’s New in Glaucoma? May 15th, 2018

What is Glaucoma? One of the most common eye conditions that we treat at Cascade Vision Center is a group of diseases called glaucoma. Glaucoma damages the optic nerve, and without appropriate treatment, the end result of glaucoma is significant vision loss and even irreversible blindness. The good news is...

Cataracts Apr 12th, 2018

Are you noticing blurred vision? Are you noticing increased difficulty with night time driving? These are some of the common symptoms of cataracts. What is a cataract? A cataract is when the naturally clear lens in your eye gets clouded. NEI.gov states that more than half of all Americans over...

Advanced Eye Imaging to Detect Common Eye Diseases Apr 5th, 2018

There are some common eye diseases that can be detected during an annual eye exam. Some of these diseases may affect one’s vision and cause symptoms, and some of them may not affect vision and therefore not cause any symptoms leaving the patient completely unaware that they have an eye...

Diagnosing Dry Eye Syndrome Mar 29th, 2018

Chronic dry eye can be a debilitating eye condition that can potentially become very difficult to treat. At Cascade Vision Center, we have state of the art equipment available to help evaluate and treat this chronic problem. It’s secondary to a reduction in the quantity of tears, increased evaporation of...

Sleep Apnea and Eyes Mar 16th, 2018

Sleep apnea is a chronic condition that interrupts breathing during sleep. In obstructive sleep apnea, the airway becomes blocked, causing breathing to stop for up to 2 minutes. This condition affects more than 12 million Americans. Its symptoms include loud snoring, gasping or choking while asleep, morning headache and daytime...

Welcome! Feb 12th, 2018

Welcome to our new website and blog! After a couple of months of planning, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new website. We hope you like the fresh look to the website and the improved navigation that allows you to find the information you need more quickly...