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How to Safely View the Great American Eclipse of 2017

On August 21st, for the first time since 1979, a solar eclipse will be visible across North America. What's even more historic is that it will also be the first time an eclipse will be visible across the continent, from coast to coast, since 1918. If you want to bear...

Are Your Eyes Sensitive to Light?

Light sensitivity, also known as photophobia, is a condition in which bright light - either natural sunlight or artificial light -  can cause significant discomfort, pain and intolerance. People that experience light sensitivity will find themselves needing to close their eyes or squint when exposed to light and often experience...

Got a Shiner!

What Exactly Is a Black Eye? A black eye, also known as a periorbital hematoma, is usually not an injury of the actual eye (which is why it is called “periorbital”- around the eye). It typically occurs when there is an injury to the face or the eye socket which...

Cataract Awareness and Prevention

It's National Cataract Awareness Month According to the World Health Organization, cataracts are responsible for 51% of cases of blindness worldwide - although this blindness is preventable with treatment. In fact, research shows that in industrialized countries about 50% of individuals over the age of 70 have had a cataract...

Come Celebrate National Sunglass Day with Us!

Celebrate National Sunglass Day with Snoqualmie Valley Eyecare Associates!

What Will Happen to My Vision After Cataract Surgery? Will I Need Eyeglasses?

Will I need glasses after cataract surgery? Ask our Snoqualmie Valley Eyecare eye doctors today!

Are You Ignoring Your Dry Eyes?

You Don’t Have to Live With Dry Eyes Have you noticed that your eyes feel chronically dry, itchy, scratchy or even sometimes watery? Many people that have these symptoms just go on with their lives until the symptoms become unbearable. What they don’t realize is that these are signs that...

Does Smoking Affect Vision?

Eye Doctors Weigh In: How Smoking Can Harm Your Vision & Eye Health We all know that smoking is bad for you, especially the risks that it poses to your heart and lungs. What many people do not know is that cigarette smoke negatively affects your eyes and vision too. Smoking...

Sjogren’s Awareness Month – Understanding The Invisible Disease 

In honor of Sjogren’s Awareness month, eye care providers are helping to spread the word to increase awareness about this hard-to-diagnose disease. Sjogren’s is a systemic autoimmune disorder that can affect the whole body. One of the primary symptoms is excessive dryness particularly in the eyes and mouth. Other serious...

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Hey women! Did you know that women are more likely to suffer from vision problems and are at higher risk of permanent vision loss than men? Well 91% of the women surveyed recently didn’t know that, which means that many of them aren’t taking the necessary precautions to prevent eye...

The Right (and the Wrong) Way to Clean Your Glasses

There is nothing worse than a dirty spot on your glasses - well except perhaps many dirty spots or smudges. When that happens, most of us are tempted to grab the corner of our shirt and wipe it off, but resist the temptation - this is actually not a good...

It’s Time to Talk About Blue Light

Workplace Eye Safety Month Blue light. Do you know what it is? Do you know where it comes from, or how it can be harmful to your eyes? If you don’t know the answers to these questions, you are not alone, yet it is important that you become aware to...

Understanding Eye Color

Eye color is a hereditary trait that depends on the genes of both parents, as well as a little bit of mystery. The color of the eye is based on the pigments in the iris, which is a colored ring of muscle located at the center of the eye (around...

6 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration is a serious condition that can threaten your vision and general well-being. Characterized by the deterioration of the central area of the retina called the macula which is responsible for focused vision, the disease gradually reduces your central vision. This affects the ability to see fine details,...

Are You Missing Your Child’s Hidden Vision Problem?

Your toddler may show every sign of good eyesight including the ability to see objects in the distance, however that doesn't necessarily mean that he or she doesn’t have a vision problem.

“The Sneak Thief of Sight” Is On Our Minds This January

Make your resolution for healthy vision this year with increased awareness of the leading cause of blindness worldwide.

We’ve Merged! Snoqualmie Valley Eyecare Associates and Snoqualmie Falls Ophthalmology

April 1st, 2014 Dear Friends, It is with great pleasure that we announce to you our new partnership and the merger of our two clinics, Snoqualmie Valley Eyecare Associates and Snoqualmie Falls Ophthalmology. Our combined optometry and ophthalmology model is designed to bring you an expanded scope of services and...

Recent article in the SnoValley Star features Snoqualmie Valley Eyecare patient! We mean it when we say – You’ll see. We care.

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Dr. Duvall Awarded Board Certification Status

Dr. Duvall of Snoqualmie Valley Eyecare was recently awarded Board Certification status by the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry (ABCMO).

Pet Photo Contest

  Pet Photo Contest Win FREE Doggles Animals need eye protection just like humans do, whether it is protection from the sun’s harmful rays or protection from wind and debris. Doggles are the ultimate in eye protection and fashion. 100% UV protection, shatterproof, anti-fog lenses. Take a laugh-inducing, awww-inspiring, heart-melting...

News Article – We’ve partnered with the Mount Si Lion’s Club.

Community leaders team up to bring sight back to Carnation woman September 27, 2012 By Sebastian Moraga For the longest time, Georgia Sunderhaus thought she owned a pink-and-orange scarf. For the longest time, Sunderhaus thought her declining sight would never get any better. Now thanks to the action of a...

Change to support Orphans in India

We are collecting change in order to make change in the lives of children in orphanages in India.  Please bring your loose change to either of our locations and deposit in the plastic rice bowls at the front desk.  Each filled bowl feeds an orphanage for a week.
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We care about kids in our community – Encompass Vision Screenings

Every autumn our doctors head into our community to do vision screening with preschool children at Encompass.  Encompass is an independent, non-profit, children's and family-services organization established in 1966 with a unique mission: to nurture children, enrich families and inspire community. Their programs nurture typical and developmentally challenged children, enrich families in all their diversity and inspire community throughout the Snoqualmie Valley, Issaquah, Sammamish and the greater Eastside.

Helping Valley Families – OneVoice

Snoqualmie Valley Eyecare Associates is partnering with OneVoice to help valley families in need this winter!  We are now collecting the following items through December 11th: 
  • Toilet Paper
  • Diapers
  • Baby Wipes
  • Gingerbread House Kits

If you'd like to contribute, just bring your items to either location, North Bend or Snoqualmie, and place in our snowflake covered box in our reception area.

You'll see.  We care.

Kids Super Bowl Coloring – color the page for a chance to win Super Bowl T-Shirt!

Hey kids...this is your chance to win a FREE Super Bowl T-shirt.  Color the page to enter.  Make sure to give us your name and age and phone number.  We'll draw a winner on Friday, January 31st.  You'll get your T-shirt in time to wear while watching the big game.

Helping Spread Holiday Cheer – We’ve partnered with One Voice Giving Campaign!

We want to help our community this holiday season.  We've partnered with ONE VOICE Giving Campaign.  Bring in a gingerbread house kit or unwrapped gift to place under our KIWANIS tree; or, while you are in our office, you may select a giving tag from the tree and bring the...