NW Cornea Institute is proud to be the leading team of ophthalmologists providing cutting-edge LASIK eye surgery in Gresham, Oregon!

As experienced eye specialists, we've seen how stress can influence each person's health - even their eye health. Luckily, there are a few places around town that ...

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Poor vision can impact your day-to-day life - more than you realize. It can keep you from completing activities like driving, reading, or working with your computer. It can induce headaches, make you vulnerable to accidents, and affect your mental health.

At NW Cornea Institute, we want to get y...

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NW Cornea Institute is the leading private cornea practice in Gresham, Oregon!

As the 4th largest city in Oregon, Gresham is home to 16 neighborhoods that boast a diverse populace of young professionals, happy families, and numerous communities!

Children in Gresham receive high-quality educatio...

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Did you know that more than 24,000,000 people have cataracts in the USA alone?

When you have cataracts, you may have blurry vision, see halos around lights, experience faded color vision and sensitivity to light, and many more symptoms.

These can impact your ability to carry out simple tasks an...

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What are the advantages of getting LASIK eye surgery? This procedure is life-changing for countless patients, and NW Cornea Institute is here to show you just a few reasons why:

Improved vision. About 95-96% of patients report high satisfaction with dramatically improved vision after the procedu...

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Wondering when to have cataract surgery? It's usually recommended to have cataract surgery when it starts disrupting your daily life.

Cataracts develop when the crystalline lens of your eye becomes cloudy, leading to diminished vision, increased glare from lights, and faded or yellowing color vi...

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When you want to improve your vision with LASIK or PRK eye surgery in Vancouver, Washington, go to NW Cornea Institute!

After your treatment, why not take advantage of your newly found clear vision to the fullest and discover the fantastic sights in Vancouver? Check out the city's best places to...

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NW Cornea Institute is the best LASIK and PRK provider in Vancouver, Washington!

Often called "The Couve" among its locals and Portland neighbors, Vancouver is a city that keeps a tight-knit community while sustaining rapid growth and development.

In 2019, it was rated # 37 on the list of the 1...

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Blurry vision, headaches, sensitivity to glare, eye strain - if these symptoms look familiar to you, you may be have astigmatism.

Astigmatism can be caused by some forms of corneal ectasia such as keratoconus. These conditions can cause the cornea to thin out and get weaker over time - causing p...

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Oregon Eye Specialists

NW Cornea Institute is a private practice located inside Devers Eye Institute at the Legacy Good Samaritan Campus. 

For over 27 years we have been providing care for patients with a wide range of different cornea diseases and injuries. 

Dr. Mark Terry has been the director of the corneal service since 1990 and Dr. Michael Straiko has been our Associate Director since 2011.

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We are experienced eye care professionals that are invested in your specific needs.

We offer a wide range of services including Endothelial Keratoplasty (cornea transplant), simple and complex cataract surgery, advanced multifocal and accommodative intraocular lens implantation (the different kinds of lenses that replace your cataract), corneal trauma surgery,  anterior segment trauma and reconstruction surgery, eye exams, treat eye diseases, corrective lenses. dry eye care and corneal crosslinking
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We also offer LASIK eye surgery services using the Star S4IR machine in our private LASIK suite. 

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Here is more information on the procedures:

Many patients with astigmatism are good candidates for LASIK, PRK/surface ablation, or cataract surgery with an astigmatism-correcting (toric) lens. Ask your surgeon which treatment is best for you.

Cataract Surgery
Most patients choose a lens that focuses their vision in the distance and they use reading glasses to see the fine print. Some people choose more advanced correction with options that include lenses that correct astigmatism (toric), lenses that provide a monovision target with one eye focused far and the other focused for reading, or multifocal lenses that give a range of vision and thus reduce the need for reading glasses.

Fuch’s Dystrophy:
The primary treatment for Fuchs corneal dystrophy is corneal transplant. Previously, the only form of transplantation was full-thickness transplant of the entire cornea, or penetrating keratoplasty. This older transplant technique had a long recovery period and a significant risk of complications. Newer techniques of selective partial corneal transplant pioneered at the Devers eyes institute have become the standard treatment for Fuchs corneal dystrophy. These newer techniques that treat disorders, which include DSAEK and DMEK, are associated with much faster visual recovery, better visual acuity after surgery, and a lower risk of vision-threatening complications.

Keratoconus is a progressive degenerative disease in which the cornea becomes thinner and loses its shape.  The cornea slowly becomes cone-shaped. Thus the name: KERATO  (cornea) and KONUS (cone-shaped).

Dry Eye:
Dry eye is a multifactorial syndrome that affects the ocular surface, it can be caused by an imbalance in the tear production or the outflow system of the eye, it can have an evaporative component or a lack of quality tears. It can cause red eye, irritation, discomfort, inability to wear contact lenses, and even pain and blurry vision.
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You can find more detailed information on eye conditions here.

Our Team in Ave St Portland Clinic

Our staff consists of our eye doctors Dr. Terry and Dr. Straiko, 4 ophthalmic technicians, a clinical cornea fellow, a research cornea fellow, a dedicated researcher for many years, clinical support staff, billing, and scheduling providers. 

Each person on our team is important and directly improves how we can diagnose and treat, and care for you. 

Services Offered
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Primary category
  • Lasik Eye Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Cross-Linking
  • Cornea transplants
  • Lasik surgeon
  • Lasik Portland
  • Eye care center
  • Ophthalmology clinic
  • Pediatric ophthalmologist
  • Eye health
  • Diagnose and Treat eye diseases
  • Corrective lenses
  • Eye exams
  • Patient care
  • Prescribe glasses
  • Eyes examined
  • Eye care professionals

Locations Served:
  • Ave St Portland OR 97210
  • Oregon City
  • West Slope
  • Raleigh Hills
  • Cedar Hills
  • West Haven Sylvans
  • Metzger
  • Tigard
  • Milwaukee
  • Lake Oswego
  • Southgate CPO
  • Maywood Park

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1040 Northwest 22nd Avenue Suite 200
Portland, OR 97210

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