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Intense Pulse Light

Intense pulse light (IPL) is a non-invasive treatment that delivers high intensity light into the layers of the skin to improve fine lines, wrinkles, sun spots, and redness. By using specific wavelengths of light, IPL is able to treat skin conditions in a very specific manner. Dry Eye Disease is caused by a myriad of… Read More »

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For over 30 years, we have been committed to protecting, preserving and restoring eyesight, and provide comprehensive services and treatment to take care of all your vision needs.

What To Expect From Cataract Surgery

Cataracts affect numerous patients from Salem and the surrounding areas. A serious condition that often affects older people, cataracts are a clouding of the natural lens inside your eye. Fortunately, Dr. Vic Khemsara can treat your cataracts using an intraocular lens, or IOL. Dr. Khemsara will insert the IOL during cataract surgery, thus giving you… Read More »

Indoor Tanning Can Damage Your Eyes Just Like the Sun

Eleven different U.S. medical organizations have joined together to raise awareness of the dangers of indoor tanning, citing rising skin cancer rates, particularly among young women who are more likely to use indoor tanning beds. In addition to causing skin cancer, tanning beds — just like prolonged sun exposure — can lead to serious eye damage.  Studies have… Read More »

Clinic News

We are very excited at this time to be offering some new treatments in our office. I have put into place the ability to test conjunctivitis in the clinic. We can now determine the cause, whether it is viral or bacterial. No more waiting for lab results.  This allows me to know immediately the best course of treatment… Read More »

Allergies and Your Eyes

If your eyes itch, are red, tearing or burning, pay attention to what they may be telling you. You may have eye allergies, or allergic conjunctivitis, a condition that affects millions of Americans. It is a condition that can occur alone, but often accompanies nasal allergy symptoms, such as sneezing, sniffling and a stuffy nose.… Read More »

Eye Health and Children

According to the AOA, a child should have a comprehensive eye exam at 6 months of age, another at 3 years of age, and again just before they enter kindergarten at age 5 or 6.   This is important because much of a child’s learning is through their eyes – up to 80%!  Visual screenings are… Read More »

Diabetes and Your Eyes

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects of insulin secretion and/or increased cellular resistance to insulin. Type 1 diabetes mellitus results from destruction of the beta cells in the pancreas which accounts for about 10% of all diabetics in the United States. This can lead to absolute… Read More »


“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill said those enlightening words above. Everyone knows that December is a busy month with a long list of tasks to cross off, but even with all the commotion it is important to remember that it is a… Read More »

Getting to Know Your Eye Care Professionals Better

In the realm of eye care there are many similar sounding professionals, including optometrist, ophthalmologist, and optician. Do you know the differences between them? Below is a brief summary of each one. Optometrists are the primary healthcare professionals for the eyes. Optometrists examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system,… Read More »