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Pacific Retina Care (SM) Has The Most Amazing Patients

-By Tammy It has been a challenging few months for all of us.  We at Pacific Retina CareSM have been open for you this entire time for urgencies and emergencies.  To protect you and our staff, we have set many new rules- mandatory face masks, social distancing,...

Welcome Ashley!

-By Tammy Today we welcomed Ashley to our Pacific Retina Care SM Ohana!  She comes all of the way from Oregon.  After a two week self-quarantine she was ready to join us today.  She is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant with lots of experience.  She will fit nicely with...

Face Masks Required

-By Tammy Beginning Monday you are required to wear a face covering in all essential businesses. What does that mean?  If you feel you need to be seen by Dr Tafoya, you will need to wear some sort of face covering. Hawai’i does not suggest surgical masks or N-95's as...

Curbside Waiting Room

By Tammy Not sure if you noticed but we recently changed phone systems. You might have actually hear music rather than annoying beeps while on hold. Or maybe you noticed that you can now text us. Or maybe you noticed that we have unlimited lines and you no longer hear...

Happy Birthday Dr Tafoya!

-By Tammy It's been a rough few days for everybody, Dr Tafoya included.  I attended a family wedding in California way back when Hawaii only had 2 cases of COVID-19.  Since my return, I have been in self-quarantine which means Doc sleeps in our guest quarters.   Our...

COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT

Things seem to be changing day by day.  We at Pacific Retina CareSM are trying to do our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Unlike dentistry and general ophthalmology, most of our care is not routine.  So we will stay open for you.  But we need you to work with...

Corona Virus

-By Tammy It’s a beautiful day in Paradise. I surfed on a borrowed longboard this morning. Thank you, Dive Oahu. Two of my surfboards were lost due to that unnecessary and infuriating arson in Waikiki. But life goes on and we are all safe. In other news, COVID-19 is...

Best Wishes to Kelly!

-By Tammy We knew this day would come.  Yet somehow it came all too soon.  Our Kelly is heading to the Mainland for a new adventure.  We celebrated her for an entire week, from cookies from Subway to Starbucks for all to our last book club meeting to movie night and...

Pacific Retina Care now has 100% COA’s!

-By Tammy Happy Thanksgiving!  We have so much to be thankful for.  Mireya and Chantelle both passed their Certified Ophthalmic Assistant tests recently.  We are now 100% COA!  What a feat.  Everybody photoed here has their COA certification.  They studied and...

A Hui Hou Ashley

-by Tammy Yesterday we bid a surprising and fond farewell to Ashley.  She played a large role in our practice and will be sorely missed.  We wish her and her family nothing but the best. Until we meet again...

Who Am I- Rashaun

Name: My name is Rashaun 😊 A little history: I was born and raised here in Hawaii. I mostly grew up in Central O’ahu.  I graduated from Leilehua High School in 2013 and then from Hawaii Medical College in 2015. I am a Certified Medical Assistant and Certified...

Who Am I- Novie

My name is Novie May and I was born and raised in the Philippines. I have been living in Hawaii with my family since 2004. I graduated at Kapiolani Community College for my associate degree in 2016 and have been in the ophthalmology field for 7 years. My favorite...

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Waikele Professional Center
94-849 Lumiaina Street, Suite 102
Waipahu, HI 96797

Phone: 808.676.4772
Fax: 808.676.8772