Eagle Vision One’s Eye-catching Location Serves the Growing Eagle Community
by Liza Long, photos by Jim Peterson
“Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.”—Jonathan Swift
Since 2001, Eagle Vision One’s caring and skilled optometrists have been serving our community’s vision healthcare needs. As the city of Eagle has grown, so has Eagle Vision One’s practice. In January 2016, the three doctors of optometry—Shawn Sorenson, Aaron Warner, and Craig Moss—relocated into a stunning new office space on Eagle Road near Zamzows and Walgreens.
“It has been great to watch the community grow, and to grow with the community,” Sorenson said when I spoke with him and Warner in their state-of-the-art new facility.
The new building features a spacious, light-filled optical shop with designer eyewear from Jimmy Choo, Gucci, Prada, Kate Spade, and others. Brighter colors and bolder frames seem to be a current trend. A bubble wall provides a tranquil focal point as clients browse and try on the latest styles, aided by skilled assistants who provide recommendations and encouragement.
But Warner, Sorenson, and Moss are even more excited about their new diagnostic equipment, including an OCULUS Keratograph® that helps the doctors to pinpoint causes of dry eyes, a common patient complaint. They’ve also eliminated the dreaded “eye puff” test with more effective and less invasive diagnostics, and they continue to offer Optimap retinal scans to monitor ocular health.
“This new space allows us to implement new testing and services for more specific eye conditions, so that we can treat patients more comprehensively,” Warner added, noting that they are working with patients who have conditions like macular degeneration or glaucoma to provide the best vision possible.
The new space also includes an expanded on-site lab that can make basic prescriptions in about an hour, and they have several contact lenses in stock, so that people can see the world more clearly the same day as their eye examination.
In the summertime, people need to be especially concerned about their eyes, according to Sorenson. Eagle Vision One holds an annual sunglasses sale each June. “We truly believe that protecting our patients’ eyes from damaging UV rays is critical,” Sorenson told me. “It’s an important part of healthy vision.”
From the ever-popular Raybans to the latest styles from Oakley and Maui Jim, the optical shop features a full complement of prescription sunglasses. They also carry the popular local Proof brand, a company started by three Idaho brothers who use sustainable practices to create unique eyewear designs.
The doctors also believe in supporting the community that supports them. “We partner with the Lions Club to collect gently used eyeglasses to donate to people who need them,” Sorenson said. They also support local sports teams, and Warner is exploring plans to do mission work in Central and South America. “Service is an important part of who we are,” he said.
For established patients and new ones, Eagle Vision One’s expanded location offers convenient, comprehensive eye care for the whole family.
For more information:
Eagle Vision One
NEW LOCATION Address: 355 S Eagle Rd, Eagle, ID 83616