What Is Corneal Crosslinking?

If you have been diagnosed with keratoconus, you might be wondering what your treatment options are. One option to treat this corneal disease, which is characterized by an irregular corneal shape that can progress into a bulging cornea, is an innovative procedure called corneal crosslinking. Though the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has yet …Read more

Why Is My Eye Twitching?

Anyone who has ever had a twitching eye or eyelid knows how irritating it can be. Thankfully, it is usually a temporary occurrence and is not typically a sign of a serious condition. However, if your eye has been twitching for several days or even several weeks, you might want to investigate the condition further. …Read more

Can Kids Get Cataracts?

When you think of cataracts, do you envision your grandparents? If so, you are not alone. Many people associate cataracts with older age. However, not just older adults develop cataracts. Here, King LASIK explores the answer to the question, “Can kids get cataracts?” What Is a Cataract? A cataract refers to a clouding of the …Read more

Would You Benefit From LASIK? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

If you have been diagnosed with nearsightedness, farsightedness and / or astigmatism, you most likely wear prescription glasses or contact lenses to see clearly at certain distances. If so, you might be considering undergoing LASIK surgery. But how do you know if LASIK surgery is right for you? Only an experienced ophthalmologist such as the …Read more

The Most Common Misconceptions About LASIK

Do you think you are too old for LASIK surgery? Have you been told that you have astigmatism, but you do not think that laser vision correction surgery (e.g., LASIK) can help correct it? At King LASIK, we hear various beliefs about LASIK surgery, many of which are not correct. Here we would like to …Read more

I’m Not a Candidate for LASIK — Now What?

Have you been told by someone other than an experienced King LASIK ophthalmologist that you are not a suitable candidate for LASIK surgery? Did the other ophthalmologist explain that there are several other potential treatment options if LASIK is not right for you? If not, keep reading. At King LASIK, we offer several treatment alternatives …Read more

Can I Get LASIK If I Have Astigmatism?

At King LASIK, we perform laser vision correction surgery (i.e., LASIK) to treat astigmatism and other types of refractive errors. A refractive error occurs as the result of having an irregularly shaped cornea that does not focus light properly. Depending on the type of refractive error a person has, he or she might be nearsighted, …Read more

Is LASIK Painful?

Before pursuing LASIK vision correction surgery, you most likely want to know whether the procedure is painful. The LASIK surgeons at King LASIK would like you to know that, no, the procedure is not typically painful. Nonetheless, the King LASIK surgeons discuss what you can expect on the day of your LASIK procedure as well …Read more

Which Vision Conditions Does LASIK Treat?

Have you heard the term “LASIK,” but do not know exactly what it is or what vision conditions it is used to treat? Don’t worry. The LASIK surgeons at King LASIK are here to explain. What Is LASIK? LASIK is an acronym that stands for “laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis.” LASIK is a type of refractive …Read more