Eye Safety for Eclipse Viewing

Sunrise creating lens effect on earth

  The Path of Totality As most Oregonians, and certainly those working in the tourism industry, already well-know, there will be a solar eclipse on August 21st, 2017.  And, the “path of totality,” the 60-70 mile band in which the

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Eclipse Viewing Glasses Sold Out, 100% of Proceeds Donated to Richmond Elementary School Foundation.

Eclipse viewing glasses instructions

Update: As of August 14th, 2017, we’re all sold out of the eclipse glasses.  Thank you everybody who purchased the glasses from our office.  You raised about $1500 for Richmond Elementary School. The Solar Eclipse We’re looking forward to the

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Corneal Cross-Linking for Keratoconus Approved!

Corneal cross-linking for keratoconus treatment

Corneal cross-linking has been approved to treat keratoconus.  Specifically, the Photrexa Viscous (riboflavin 5’-phosphate in 20% dextran ophthalmic solution) 0.146%, Photrexa (riboflavin 5’-phosphate ophthalmic solution) 0.146%, and the KXL system were the modality that was approved.  This procedure has been used

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