FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Jan 12, 2012 — Evergreen Eye Center is the first clinic in the USA to use the new ultra high definition Leica M822 surgical microscope for eye surgery. Dr. John Jarstad, Founder of The Evergreen Eye Center was the first US surgeon to use the new, Swiss microscope. Dr. Jarstad recently completed … Continued

Lakewood, WA, resident Mark Yeatman won a national contest through Facebook and received a free Visian Implantable Contact Lens (ICL) surgery performed at our Federal Way, surgical facility on 12/01/11. This procedure is a remarkable alternative to LASIK. Mark selected Evergreen Eye Center’s corneal expert Dr. Gary Chung to perform the surgery which took place … Continued

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