Safely Viewing the Solar Eclipse

April 8, 2024

ECLIPSE SAFETY Today's solar eclipse begins at 10:29 am and peaks at 11:35 am. We'll only see about 26% of it from Spokane. If you plan to watch the eclipse, read Dr. Colburn's blog about safely viewing the eclipse

April is Sports Eye Safety Month

April 2, 2024

More than 25,000 people seek treatment for sports-related eye injuries each year. The good news is that almost all of these injuries can be prevented. Whatever your game, whatever your age, you need to protect your eyes!

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

March 4, 2024

Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety group, declares March as Workplace Eye Wellness Month to promote eye health in work the workplace.

Age-related Macular Degeneration: Poised for a New Treatment Era

February 15, 2024

For more than a decade, ophthalmologists have treated wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with eye injections given every month or two, and dry AMD with antioxidant vitamins. These treatments were groundbreaking when introduced, offering hope for the first time that this sight-threatening disease could be slowed, and in some cases stopped or even reversed.....

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

February 2, 2024

Age-Related Macular Degeneration is one of the leading causes of blindness among seniors, affecting approximately 2.1 million people nationwide . By 2050, it is expected that the number will more than double to 5.4 million . People may be putting themselves at unnecessary risk of vision loss by...