Is There an Age Limit on LASIK?

Another question we frequently hear at King LASIK in the Pacific Northwest is: is there an age limit on LASIK. In general, the answer is no; there is no age limit on LASIK surgery. However, there are certain age-related concerns to keep in mind when determining whether someone is a suitable candidate for the procedure. …Read more

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About LASIK

Are you considering undergoing LASIK surgery to improve your eyesight, but think the procedure involves a painful, lengthy recovery period? You might be surprised to learn that LASIK surgery is a relatively simple procedure with an easier recovery period than you may have initially imagined. Here are five things you probably don’t know about LASIK …Read more

Is It Better to Get LASIK in Summer or Winter?

At King LASIK in the Pacific Northwest, many patients ask us whether it is better to get LASIK in summer or winter. Some individuals have heard that the increased humidity during the summer is better for the eyes, as it helps them to stay moist after LASIK. Others have heard that your eyes are exposed …Read more

3 Unexpected Ways LASIK Affects Your Life

You probably already know that LASIK surgery is designed to improve your vision, helping many patients achieve 20/20 vision and reduce or completely eliminate their daily dependence on prescription eyewear. But, did you know that undergoing laser vision correction surgery can offer other, unexpected benefits? King LASIK shares three unexpected ways LASIK affects your life …Read more

Top 5 Attractions in Portland, Ore.

What’s there to do in Portland, Ore., after you have recovered from your LASIK procedure with King LASIK? Plenty! The following are our top five favorite attractions in lush Portland. #1 Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area The Columbia River is 1,243 miles long, stretches between Oregon and Washington, and is scattered with 80 miles …Read more

How Much Time Should I Take off From Work to Recover From LASIK?

At King LASIK, our patients often ask how much time they need to take off from work to recover from LASIK surgery. The answer is that it depends. The recovery period for LASIK generally lasts 24 to 72 hours, but it varies by patient, depending on several factors. Some patients see clearly within 24 hours …Read more

The Price of Sight [Infographic]

Many People question the benefits of the LASIK procedure. Some say they are just fine with contacts or glasses, others are afraid of having eye surgery. But regardless of excuses, is LASIK worth the cost?  Copy the Following Code to Share the 600px Sized Infographic on Your Blog: Presented By King Lasik   Copy the …Read more

Who is a Good Candidate for Laser Eye Surgery?

There are a numerous types of laser eye surgeries that treat various conditions. If you have one of the three most common vision problems – myopia, hyperopia, or an astigmatism – then it is likely that you are a good candidate for LASIK eye surgery. At King LASIK, we perform custom LASIK, a procedure that …Read more

How Corrective Laser Eye Surgery Treats Nearsightedness, Farsightedness & Astigmatism

Advances in corrective laser eye surgeries continue to expand the range of eye conditions that can be treated and cured. LASIK and custom LASIK are the surgical procedures that we use at King LASIK to treat three very common problems with vision clarity. These three conditions are myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism, and they represent a …Read more

The Five Ways You’re Unknowingly Hurting Your Eyes – LASIK Surgery in Your Future

Genetics predispose many of our patients to need corrective lenses to overcome blurry vision on a daily basis. But regardless of their genes, many people unwittingly do a number of things that negatively impact their ocular health and vision every day. As LASIK Surgeons we’ve learned that for most of our patients, it’s the damage …Read more