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Spokane Eye Clinic is the region's leading eye care center, delivering the most advanced, specialized services to treat any eye condition. Read the latest about its comprehensive eye care services, newest technologies, and surgical techniques as well as interesting articles you might find of benefit and our community involvement.
Posted by L. Werner on March 20, 2014
Dr. Guglielmo, one of our Retina physicians, traveled to an ophthalmic missionary clinic in Benguela, Angola during March to deliver an Iridex Laser donated by the Spokane Eye Clinic. It is the first to be used in the country and will help many people in need. Dr. Guglielmo set up the laser in Benguela, taught the clinic physicians and staff how to use it and also taugh on retina-related topics while there. Spokane Eye Clinic is proud of the journey Dr. Guglielmo embarked upon and is very pleased to have been able to donate the Laser equipment.
Posted by L. Werner on March 20, 2014
Congratulations to Drs. Durcan (Glaucoma), Ranson (Oculoplastics), and Smit (Glaucoma) for being named Top Doctors of 2014 in Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine!
Posted by L Werner on June 24, 2013
The Spokane Eye Clinic is implementing a new billing and scheduling system as of July 1, 2013. The new system gives us a variety of new tools to better serve you. You may experience longer than normal hold times on our phone system as we adjust to our new scheduling system. We appreciate your patience with us as we implement this system. Thank you for your patience.
Posted by L Werner on June 03, 2013
What is World Orthoptic Day?
The International Orthoptic Association (IOA) is the global voice of the orthoptic profession which internationally is made up of 15 member national professional organisations and 6 associate member organizations. IOA World Orthoptic Day is the opportunity to heighten the visibility of the orthoptic profession and to promote the activities of orthoptists locally, nationally, and internationally.
The aim of the IOA is to promote the science of orthoptics worldwide; to provide information and support to national bodies and individual orthoptists; and to help maintain and improve standards of education, training and orthoptic practice. Membership continues to increase; there are 15 full-member countries and 6 countries with associate member status. The IOA is proud to have approximately 9.000 orthoptist members worldwide.
Congratulations to our very own Marilyn W. who is a certified Orthoptist with the American Orthoptic Council.
Posted by L Werner on May 23, 2013
Adeline Stone, Diagnostic Services Supervisor for SEC, wrote the following article posted on the OPS (Ophthalmic Photographers' Society) website regarding how to become certified for research imaging.
Posted by L Werner on May 20, 2013
Approximately two dozen employees and family members from the Spokane Eye Clinic rode or volunteered at the TourdeCure event on 5/19/13 and raised over $3,600! There were close to 190 riders in total who raised over $58,000 for the American Diabetes Association. Remember that keeping diabetes under control is of great importance to eye heath.
Posted by L Werner on March 20, 2013
Spokane Coeur'd Alene Living Magazine has published the 2013 list of Best Doctors. Spokane Eye Clinic ophthalmologists Jane Durcan, Nicholas Ranson, and Barbara Smit are on the list. Click HERE to read the article from the magazine.
Posted by L Werner on February 21, 2013
We are pleased to announce that Spokane Eye Clinic was named the January "Site of the Month" by PEDIG (Pediatric Eye Disesase Investigator Group). Congratuations to Dr. Jeffrey Colburn, Clinical Research Coordinator, Eileen Dittman, and the rest of the staff of Spokane Eye Clinic for outstanding performance. For more information about PEDIG, go to our Helpful Links section to reach their website.
Posted by L. Werner on December 17, 2012
The Spokane Eye Clinic has been involved with a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization called "Has Beens" and "Gonna Bees" for a number of years. Their goal is to give families and individuals in need a Christmas they will never forget. This year individual Spokane Eye Clinic physicians and employees sponsored 50 people in the community and donated gifts for them to open at Christmas. We are very proud of our staff that are able to help spread holiday cheer throught his wonderful organization each year.
Posted by L. Werner on December 14, 2012
Spokane Eye Clinic is proud to announce that Dr. Nicholas Ranson has successfully completed a written and oral examination for ASOPRS and will be inducted into the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at their spring meeting in June, 2013. There are less than 600 surgeons world-wide with that have earned the ASOPRS board certification. Members have education, training and experience in highly specialized fields of eye, plastic, facial, and reconstructive surgery. Congratulations on a job well done, Dr. Ranson.