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

Seattle, Wash., March 23, 2012 –  Gary W. Chung, M.D. was the featured speaker at a Consortium of Research and Education (CORE) Promotional Presentation sponsored by Allergan on Wednesday, March 21, at the Canlis restaurant in Seattle.  The presentation and discussion were attended by local Optometrists and Primary Care Providers.  Dr. Chung gave a presentation … Continued

Our new office remodel is really coming along.  This Spring our Auburn office will be moving just a few blocks down the street.  Our beautiful newly remodeled facility, formerly the Windermere Offices, will be equipped with 12 exam rooms and state-of-the-art diagnostic and testing equipment.  Our new facility is located at: 700 M Street NE … Continued

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A select few physicians were honored with the prestigious 2011 Patients’ Choice Award, and this year they include Dr.John Jarstad, M.D.  Only doctors who have received top scores by their patients and pass other quality measures are awarded the Patients’ Choice Award. In fact, of the nation’s 720,000 active physicians, just … Continued