Complications from diabetes can impact many organs and systems of the body. Common diabetic-related conditions include heart disease, nerve damage, stroke, kidney disease and vision loss. In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among working-age Americans. It’s also a major risk factor for developing glaucoma and cataracts. Who’s at risk for diabetic eye … Continued

October is Eye Injury Prevention Month, a time to focus on protecting your eyes and maintaining a lifetime of healthy vision. The easiest way to prevent 90 percent of eye injuries is to wear the proper protective eyewear at home, at work and at play.  Preventing eye injury at home A common misperception is that … Continued

Seattle, WA, November 23, 2015–Dr. Chung was a guest on Aging Options radio talk show with host Rajiv Nagaich on Saturday, November 21st airing on both KTTH-AM 770 and KIRO-FM 97.3.  Dr. Chung answered a variety of medical eye care questions on the air.  Live callers were particularly interested in femtosecond cataract surgery, dry eye, … Continued

Federal Way, WA, November 14, 2015–Evergreen Eye Center’s leading cataract surgeon, Dr. Robert Tester, made a guest appearance on the popular morning radio talk show, Leading Edge Medicine, on November 12th.  Dr. Tester covered the latest advances in cataract surgery and lens implant options.  The show aired on both KTTH-AM radio and KIRO-FM radio.  Listeners … Continued

Seattle, WA, September 28, 2015–Our VisionQuest Team raised over $11,515 in support of research to develop treatments and cures for retinal diseases. Led by Dr. Gary Chung, Team VisionQuest brought their smiling faces, pledges, and team spirit to Seattle’s Magnuson Park on Saturday, September 26 to participate in the 5th annual VisionWalk.  The event, held … Continued

Federal Way, WA, August 5, 2015- Madagascar, located on the west coast of Africa and known for its delicious vanilla beans, was the destination of choice for a medical mission that Dr. Jarstad and a team of eye care professionals undertook last week.  Dr. Jarstad treated many patients with a variety of eye conditions, many of … Continued

Seattle, WA, Feb.7, 2015–Radio talk show host Rajiv Nagaich interviewed Dr. John Jarstad of Evergreen Eye Center today on the popular Saturday morning radio show, Aging Options which airs on KIRO FM 97.3 and KTTH AM 770.  The show features topics on the legal, housing, financial and medical issues involved with aging.  Dr. Jarstad discussed a wide variety … Continued

Auburn, WA, Nov. 3, 2014–The Auburn Reporter recently conducted a reader’s choice contest that included 48 categories including dining, shopping, and services.  Evergreen Eye Center emerged as a favorite and was honored in a recent  Auburn Reporter newspaper publication. Evergreen Eye Center has been part of the Auburn business community for over 20 years.  In … Continued

Puyallup, WA, Oct.1, 2014–When Showcase Magazine crowdsourced their most popular categories for 2014 in services, shopping, and dining for their Best of 2014 issue, Evergreen Eye Center was selected as a first class honoree.  Evergreen Eye Center was recognized in the South Puget Sound lifestyle and artful living magazine as a gold medalist in healthcare … Continued

Seattle, WA, June 23, 2014–Once again, Seattle Magazine’s Top Doctor award for ophthalmology goes to Dr. Chung of Evergreen Eye Center. Chosen by his peers, he is one of 437 doctors in the Puget Sound region to make the 2014 Top Doctor list from a variety of specialties. Dr. Chung is one of 7 doctors … Continued