How to Tell if an Eye Injury is Serious

According to the American Association of Ophthalmology, nearly 2.5 million people suffer eye injuries in the U.S. each year. Because they are so common, it may sometimes be difficult to tell whether or not an injury is serious and requires urgent medical attention. In honor of National Eye Injury Prevention Month, the vision experts at …Read more

Choosing Eye and Vision Supplements

Following a balanced healthy diet is a simple yet effective way to keep your eyes strong. This includes a good amount of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats and fat-free or low-fat milk and dairy products. Doctors also recommend avoiding foods high in saturated fat, trans-fat, cholesterol, salt and added sugars. If you’re looking for …Read more

Senior Vision: Tips for Safe Driving

As we age, our ability to see moving objects deteriorates, while our peripheral vision worsens and our reaction time becomes slower. This, along with age-related eye conditions such as macular degeneration, makes driving more challenging for adults age 60 and older. Here, King LASIK offers senior drivers these basic driving tips to stay safe on …Read more

How Ocular Migraines Affect Your Vision

When most people think of a migraine, the first thing that comes to mind is a painful, throbbing headache. However, there are different types of migraines, including one that causes visual distortion, known as an ocular migraine. These vision-related migraines are temporary and painless but can be distressing. Here, the eye experts at King LASIK …Read more

Tips to Relieve Digital Eye Strain

Now more than ever we rely on computers, tablets, televisions and smartphones for everyday life. Unfortunately this comes at a price for our eyes. Nearly 70 percent of American adults experience some form of digital eye strain, which can include red eyes, eye twitching, dry eyes and headaches. If these symptoms sound familiar, here are …Read more

Good Habits for Protecting Your Vision

The results of an international survey from a couple of years ago revealed that most people would rather lose a limb than their eyesight. With such a high value placed on vision, it makes sense to do what we can to protect our eyesight. By regularly following the habits found in this post, we can …Read more

What Your Eyes Say About Your Health

When it comes to your overall health, the eyes don’t lie. The way they look and function can leave clues to what is going on in the rest of your body. Here are some clues to look for, and what they may mean about your general health. Achy, Bloodshot Eyes While bloodshot eyes now and …Read more

Summer Sun Eye Protection Tips

The long days of summer may conjure up images of lazing poolside or tossing the ball around with the kids, but the season also comes with its own set of eye safety concerns. So before you pack up your beach bag or stoke up the fire for that summer cookout, read on for tips on …Read more

Can Smartphones Detect Eye Cancer?

We all know the many powers of a smartphone: it can track your daily calories, point you to the nearest gas station and, yes, even make and receive phone calls. And now it can do one more thing: detect retinoblastoma. What is Retinoblastoma? Retinoblastoma is a form of eye cancer found mainly in children under …Read more

The Effect of Texting on Your Eyes

According to the latest Nielsen study, the average cell phone user sends about 500 text messages a month. Are your eyes slowly suffering due to all this texting? The specialists at King LASIK are here to inform you on how to text without the eye stress. “Near Work” Texting is considered “near work,” a phrase …Read more