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Get Ready for the Total Eclipse!

  • Oct 24, 2017
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When – August 21, 2017. If you happen to miss this one, the next one will happen again in Oregon in about 100 years. The last total eclipse that was visible coast to coast in US occurred in 1918.

National Dry Eye Awareness!

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July is national dry eye awareness month and we believe this condition does not get enough recognition. It is estimated that more than 30 million Americans suffer from Dry Eye Disease (DED), and unfortunately, that number is rising. However,

Lindberg Trunk Show + Artist Reception Party

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Lindberg Trunk Show + Artist Reception Party Join us for Lindberg eyewear Trunk Show 3-6pm, there you will have a rare opportunity to view all frame styles available from world famous frame designer Lindberg. You’ll also receive 50% OFF

Introducing: Kala Eyewear!

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Check out some of the new styles available at SWEC from Kala Eyewear! These budget friendly frames are handmade in California using high quality Italian acetate and hinges. Kala is proud to be one of the only independent frame

January 2015: BOGO Trunk Show + Artist Reception!

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Season’s greetings, SWEC followers! We hope you had a wonderful winter holiday with your friends and loved ones. This Saturday, January 24th, SWEC will be having our first mixer of 2015. This event will include both a reception for

November 2014: American Diabetes Month

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Diabetes is a disease that affects 1 in 12 Americans, affecting more than 30 million adults and children nationwide. 86 million Americans are at risk for developing type-2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association has created American Diabetes Month in

Happy Holidays!

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Wishing all our patients, friends, and family health and happiness this Holiday Season and prosperity in the New Year. We thank you for your support! We look forward to seeing you soon! We will be closed for the holidays

A Night Of Music and Art at SWEC: This Thursday at 6pm!

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Join Us For Our Social Mixer on Thursday, October 23rd at 6pm! Admission is Free Snacks and Drinks Provided The local artist featured at SWEC for this event is Lori Labissionaire. Lori, a native Pacific Northwesterner, is an avid

World Sight Day 2014 : No More Avoidable Blindness

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This Thursday, October 9th is World Sight Day. World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment and is held annually. In keeping with the World Health Organization’s Global Action

Kids going back to school? It’s time for a vision exam!

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Fall is quickly approaching, which means it’s time for the kids to go back to school! Whether your little one is just entering preschool or starting college this year, comprehensive vision exams serve a great purpose in helping your

What Scares Optometrists the Most on Halloween?

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It’s officially the season of ghouls and ghosties. October is known for its spooks and frights, but do you know what scares us the most about Halloween? At SWEC, we believe there is nothing scarier than accidentally doing something

Color Contacts Review – Air Optics Colors

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Tischa and Emelie were very excited to be able to be the office guinea pigs for our new Alcon Air Optix Colors Contacts! Tischa wearing Air Optix Colors in Vibrant Honey over her naturally hazel-green eyes. Unlike Alcon’s discontinued

New Featured Local Artist: Olinka Broadfoot

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We are pleased to announce our new artist’s work is currently on display at SWEC! Olinka Broadfoot, local sculptor and painter, has given us a variety of different mediums to showcase- brick, paint, terra-cotta, and mixed media visual art

Can my eyes get sunburned?

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As many of you know, invisible UV-A and UV-B rays that come from the sun can cause sunburns and skin cancer. But did you know that these same rays can cause painful sunburns on your eyes? An eye-sunburn is

Artist Reception+Social Mixer

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Join us this Friday July 11th for an Artist Reception + Social Mixer. Meet our local artist: Cora Norris. Cora uses mixed media for her diverse creative works, featured at SWEC are pieces made with pen and ink, chalk

See us at Paws for Parkinson’s on Saturday!

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Paws for Parkinson’s June 21st, 2014 from 9am-12pm! South Waterfront Eye Care is proud to be a part of this year’s Paws for Parkinson’s benefit! Paws for Parkinson’s is a fun, family-friendly benefit for Parkinson’s disease. Take part in

New Technology: Transitions Vantage Lenses

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Summer’s almost here, do you have the eye protection you need for bright sun conditions? Many of you may already know about the amazing photochromic technology known as Transitions lenses. Photochromic lenses contain millions of photochromic molecules. Without sunlight,

New Local Artist: Cora Norris + Memorial Day Closure

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This month’s local artist is Cora Norris, a recent transplant to Portland from Northern California. Stop by to see her beautiful sketches, paintings, and sculptures! Cora uses mixed media for her diverse creative works, featured at SWEC are pieces

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