In the News

In the News

Spokane Eye Clinic is the region's leading eye care center, delivering the most advanced, specialized services to treat any eye condition. Read the latest about its comprehensive eye care services, newest technologies, and surgical techniques as well as interesting articles you might find of benefit and our community involvement.

New Study shows Cataract Surgery Leads to Longer Life

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Posted on April 10, 2018

Aging is the great equalizer. There is nothing that you can do to avoid the years going by, seemingly quicker than they once did. While these changes show wisdom and character, they can also be a source of frustration for many. One such frustration we see in our bodies’ as we age into our senior years is the development of cataracts.

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New Optometrist joining SEC!

Posted on August 21, 2017

 Dr. Brandon J. McFadden will begin practicing at Spokane Eye Clinic on September 5, 2017.  He will be seeing patients in our Valley location.  Take a look at his Bio page for more information about Dr. McFadden.

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Changes to North Contact Lens Department Hours

Posted by L. Werner on July 03, 2017

Effective July 3, 2017, our NORTH CONTACT LENS Department will be staffed on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday only.  The clinic and the optical department will continue to be open Monday through Friday.  This change only affects the Contact Lens Department at the North clinic.  If you have received a message that your contacts have arrived North, you can pick them up any day of the week at the north clinic still.

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Want more information about Pediatric Ophthalmology?

Posted by Lisa W. on October 11, 2016

We have a Facebook page!  Search for Spokane Eye Clinic Pediatric Ophthalmology, or @spokanepedseyes.  Drs. Colburn and Weed are posting educational and inspirational pediatric eye care content and would love for you to check it out.  Also view Dr. Weed's website through a link on his physician bio page above or go to

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Patient Testimonial section added to our website

Posted by Lisa W. on September 09, 2016

Look at the top of our website for a new link titled Patent Testimonials.  We want to share some of the wonderful experiences that happen here.

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Spokane Eye Surgery Center celebrates 30 years in business!

Posted by L. Werner on August 03, 2016

Spokane Eye Surgery Center, housed in the Spokane Eye Clinic's south/downtown location at 427 S. Bernard, is celebrating its 30th anniversary during 2016!  The Ambulatory Surgery Center located on the 2nd floor of the clinic performs over 10,000 procedures a year.  Up to seventeen Spokane Eye Clinic ophthalmologists perform surgeries in the ASC every week.  Two employees have been with Spokane Eye Surgery Center since it opened its doors in 1986, Kathleen, a registered nurse and Marie, a certified surgical technologist.  Special thanks goes out to them and to all the other Spokane Eye Surgery Center staff for the great patient care they provide every day.

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Drs. Matthew Weed and Ryan Whitted to join the practice in August, 2016

Posted by L. Werner on June 06, 2016

We are pleased to announce that ABO board-certified Drs. Matthew Weed and Ryan Whitted will will be joining our practice this August.  Dr. Weed did his residency and two fellowships at the University of Iowa, one in ophthalmic genetics and the other in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus.  Dr. Whitted finished a vitreoretinal surgery fellowship jointly at the University of Kentucky and Retina Associates of Kentucky.  See their full bios under the Physicians section of our website.

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Drs. Kolten Kuntz and Jessica Ellis join Spokane Eye Clinic

Posted by L. Werner on April 05, 2016

Dr. Kolten R. Kuntz joined the clinic in November, 2015 as an Optometrist.  He spends much of his clinic working with patients that have moderate to severe dry eye symptoms.  Dr. Jessica A. Ellis started at Spokane Eye Clinic in February, 2016 as an Optometrist.  See their bio pages under the "Physicians" tab.  We are glad to have them aboard!

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Be wary of purchasing glasses online

Posted by L. Werner on February 27, 2015

Be a savvy shopper. Purchasing eyeglasses online may seem like a consumer convenience, but the American Optometric Association warns that the consequences of making an incorrect or uninformed purchase could cost patients more time and money in the long run. A study by AOA published in 2011 with the Optical Laboratories Association and The Vision Council found nearly half of all glasses ordered online had either prescription errors or failed to meet minimum safety standards. (reprinted from the AOA website)

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New Valley Location

Posted by L. Werner on January 16, 2015

VALLEY UPDATE -  OUR VALLEY CLINIC & OPTICAL LOCATION HAS CHANGED! Our old valley location at 12525 E Mission is permanently closed now.  SEE US AT OUR NEW VALLEY LOCATION - 16201 E. Indiana Avenue, Suite 5000 in the Riverview Corporate Center.  Our south and north clinics remain the same.

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