GREG ALLMAIN Article from Federal Way Mirror reporter Nov 07 2012 Dr. John Jarstad, a renowned ophthalmologist and CEO of Evergreen Eye Centers in Federal Way, will share his experiences from a recent medical mission with the United States Navy “Pacific Partnership” program.On his four-month mission, Jarstad performed approximately 268 cataract surgeries and dozens of … Continued

Tacoma, Wash., September 17, 2012  – Rome wasn’t built in a day, and after a 10 year massive undertaking, LeMay Car Museum in Tacoma opened its 165,00-sq.-ft. complex in Tacoma, WA.  On a beautiful warm evening  Friday, September 14, Evergreen Eye Center hosted over 38 local optometrists and their guests to a memorable evening of … Continued

This past summer, Dr. Jarstad of Evergreen Eye Center joined the Navy Hospital ship USNS Mercy to provide medical care and support to those in need abroad. The four month long Pacific Partnership 2012 humanitarian mission provided life-changing surgeries and medical care in Southeast Asia.   To read the news story in its entirety please … Continued

“You captured the spirit and intent of the mission and we can never thank you enough for your meaningful contribution…” Navy Hospital ship USNS Mercy awards Dr. Jarstad with the Outstanding Service award usually reserved for Navy medical personnel. The four month long Pacific Partnership 2012 humanitarian mission provided life-changing surgeries and medical care in … Continued

Federal Way, Wash., August 22, 2012—Evergreen Eye Center is the first clinic in Washington to use a revolutionary, new intraoperative device called OptiPlus™ utilizing the ORA System™ Intraoperative Wavefront Aberrometer that provides real-time measurements of the patient’s eye during cataract surgery. Robert A. Tester, M.D., Gary W. Chung, M.D., and John S. Jarstad, M.D. of Evergreen Eye Center in Federal Way and South … Continued

North Sulawesi, Indonesia, June 11, 2012 — You never know where a good idea can come from.  In the case of Dr. John Jarstad, an ophthalmologist and team leader with Latter Day Saints Charities, aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), it can come from a casual conversation with your neighbor. … Continued

Auburn, Wash., June 1, 2012 — Auburn Mayor Pete Lewis and Economic Development Manager Doug Lien helped Evergreen Eye Center physicians and staff celebrate a well-attended grand opening of our brand new state-of-the-art facility in Auburn on Thursday, May 31, 2012.  Business members of the community, patients, and family and friends enjoyed a delicious dinner … Continued

Auburn, Wash. April 16, 2012– After decades of providing advanced medical eye care to residents in and around the Green River Valley, a specialty surgical practice has moved out of its small leased Auburn location– and into its own 8,100 square-foot building within sight of the old front door.  This highly anticipated facility will exponentially … Continued