Patients learned more about the next generation in Vision Correction by viewing a live Implantable Contact Lens (ICL) surgery at Evergreen Eye Center in Federal Way on Wednesday, August 10, 2011. Dr. Jarstad, Dr. Tester, and the Evergreen Eye Center team answered questions about vision correction, provided tours of the facility, and helped patients gain … Continued

More than 13,000 eye care professionals from the optical community attended the Internationall Vision Expo West when it returned to the Sands Expo Convention Center in Las Vegas September 21-25, 2011. Evergreen Eye Center was proud to be an exhibitor September 22-24: Sands Expo & Convention Center Show Floor Level 2 Medical and Scientific Pavilion … Continued

We are excited to announce that Dr. Tester recently received certification for the Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) procedure. This revolutionary procedure goes beyond LASIK in providing a long lasting solution for patients with high levels of nearsightedness that previously were untreatable, even with LASIK surgery. The ICL is made from Collamer, which offers unparalleled optical … Continued

Evergreen Eye Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Gary W. Chung has recently been selected to support research by SightLife, to improve the understanding of infectious keratitis or endophthalmitis related to donor tissue. Dr. Chung will be part of the team working together to discover if yeast infections are on the rise, and how … Continued

John S. Jarstad, M.D., of Evergreen Eye Center, has implanted the first FDA-approved nanoFLEX™ artificial lens in Washington State. The nanoFLEX™ lens offers a new surgical treatment for patients with cataracts and presbyopia. Simple, biocompatible, and minimally invasive, the nanoFLEX™ lens represents a major advance in corrective eye surgery. Dr. Jarstad performed the procedure on … Continued

Dr. Chung and his wife Katherine participated in the 2010 Oregon VisionWalk, a fundraiser for sight-saving research. Their team, Vision Quest, with the help of Evergreen Eye Center shareholders, was the top fundraiser, raising more than $5000 for Foundation Fighting Blindness, a national organization dedicated to driving research into retinal degenerative diseases. Every year there … Continued

There is simply no better venue than Tacoma’s Museum of Glass to give an educational talk about clarity, vision, and a cutting edge procedure that is gaining popularity in the US. On August 25, Dr. Robert A. Tester of Evergreen Eye Center spoke to more than thirty referring optometrists from Puget Sound about micro-incisional cataract … Continued

Dr Jarstad just returned from a Medical Mission with Manna Mission and LDS Charities to China and rural Korea. He performed 20 Cataract surgeries including 2 Crystalens Accommodative Lens Implants and taught the most recent Microincisional Surgery techniques to local surgeons . He also lectured to Doctors, Nurses and Medical Students on Common Eye Emergencies … Continued

Lisa and Lara (Attendees) Evergreen Eye Center has joined up with Puyallup/Sumner Chamber of Commerce for the 2010 Western Washington Puyallup Fair Booth.  This is the 3rd consecutive year that EEC has participated in this occasion.  The dreary weather did not suppress the abundant crowds that encircled our booth.  We look forward to next year’s … Continued

Evergreen Eye Center wins Best of Auburn 2010 Award! The people have spoken: Evergreen Eye Center was chosen in the “Best of Auburn” readers’ choice contest that was conducted from July 23 through August 16, 2010. There were 48 categories including dining, shopping, and services. Readers chose Evergreen Eye Center, via written ballot or online, … Continued