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

Thanks to everyone who stopped by the Evergreen Eye Center booth at the Be Well Health Fair on Saturday, August 7th! Congrats to Meredith Eddy from Seattle. Meredith has won a stay at the Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound, Washington! For more information about Be Well Washington visit www.bewellwashington.com.

Dr. Jarstad recently returned from a mission trip to Indonesia this past May. It is a tradition for Dr. Jarstad to go abroad annually to help the underserved. This year, he went on this mission with his daughter, Allison, where they donated time and services.

The Optometric Physicians of Washington (OPW) is the professional association of Washington State optometric physicians affiliated with the American Optometric Association. The OPW is comprised of 13 optometric societies throughout the state, numbering approximately 560 optometric physicians. Evergreen Eye Center was proud to sponsor a table at the annual 2009 convention in April which was … Continued