Entries by Tammy

Embracing Change

-by Tammy Oh what fun. During our interview process I tell prospective employees all about their potential new job and about my expectations. One expectation is to welcome change and encourage others to do so. So here I am embracing all of the change here at Pacific Retina Care SM and making even more changes. […]


I was listening to the radio and heard this commercial- Prevent Diabetes Hawaii. It was disturbing because it said that over HALF of our population in Hawaii either has Type 2 Diabetes or is at risk to getting it. Diabetes will permanently rob you of your vision. The longer you have diabetes and the more […]

ADA Step Out Walk Hawaii 2017

-by Tammy What an amazing day! Yesterday was the annual American Diabetes Association’s Step Out Walk at Kapiolani Park. Doctor is president of the ADA’s local community board. He helped welcome and thank participants. He also helped to cut the ribbon at the start of the walk. Pacific Retina Care SM takes part in the […]

American Diabetes Association Volunteer Appreciation

Last week we honored volunteers and Tour de Cure participants.  The Sheraton Waikiki generously hosted the event.  Being president of the ADA community board, I am lucky enough to have participated in the celebration.  Below are photos of the festivities.  Please consider donating to this important organization or walking with Team Pacific Retina CareSM at […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

-by Tammy October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, over 250,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed each year. One out of every eight women in the US will face breast cancer in their lifetime. In the year 2016 alone over 40,000 people, mostly women, will die of breast cancer. […]

Dawn’s 4th Workiversay

Yesterday we celebrated Dawn’s 4th Workiversary at Pacific Retina CareSM.  Tes bought a delicious treat to help us celebrate- eyeball macaroons!  Dawn started off as a part-time assistant and has grown to become an important player on our team.  She recently passed her Certified Ophthalmic Assistant examination (COA).  We appreciate her diligence, passion and generosity.

Congratulations, Gail!

-by Tammy We at Pacific Retina Care SM are pleased and proud to announce that Gail is now a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA)!  Gail started her career almost 5 years ago with us.  She has come a long way from front desk to medical assistant to head assistant to COA.  She is able to perform […]