Report: Contact Lenses Alter Eye’s Natural Bacteria

New research suggests that contact lenses alter the eyes’ natural bacteria, causing experts to wonder whether they heighten the risk of infection. Here, the team at King LASIK breaks down the results of the study and explains what contact lens wearers need to know.

Celebrities That Had LASIK

A few months ago, King LASIK discussed in our blog athletes that had success with laser vision correction surgery. This month, we have decided to focus on television and music stars that have experienced the life-changing benefits of LASIK. Here are a few celebrities that have spoken openly about their experience (and even had it …Read more

Protecting Your Eyes from Workplace Hazards

Eye injuries in the workplace can have devastating consequences — sometimes causing permanent vision loss and blindness. Experts believe that more than 90 percent of workplace eye injuries are preventable. Here, the team at King LASIK explains what you need to know about eye injuries at work.

Questions to Ask When Considering LASIK Surgery

In our last blog post, the King LASIK team discussed how LASIK surgery can significantly improve the vision of people that suffer nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. If you were inspired by our post and are considering meeting with our team at one of our locations in Seattle, Portland or British Columbia to learn more about …Read more

Are Nearsightedness, Farsightedness and Astigmatism Hereditary?

As one of the leading LASIK providers in the Pacific Northwest and throughout British Columbia, King LASIK sees many individuals that need treatment for nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. A common question that comes up in consultation is, “What is causing my vision condition?” The short answer is often, “You can blame your parents!” However, the …Read more

Lifestyle Changes That Can Improve Your Eyes’ Health

The health of your eyes depends on many factors, including your genes and age. However, did you know there are certain habits you can practice to improve your eyes’ health? In this blog post, King LASIK suggests some healthy lifestyle changes to make to boost the health of your eyes and avoid serious diseases and …Read more

Activities to Do In Portland after LASIK

If you’re like many of King LASIK’s happy patients, you will be astonished at the clarity of your vision after treatment. Take full advantage of your high-definition vision by visiting some of Portland’s most-loved attractions and sights. Here are some of our top picks:

5 Reasons Why You Should Get LASIK in 2016

Have you considered laser vision correction with LASIK, but keep coming up with reasons to postpone treatment? You are not alone. Many people weigh the decision for years. However, a number of our patients have admitted they wish they had LASIK sooner. Make 2016 the year you finally enjoy clearer vision and freedom from glasses …Read more

New Year’s Resolutions for Healthy Eyes

The end of the year is a great time to think about your resolutions for the upcoming year. Many people include health- and wellness-related goals in their list of resolutions. The team at King LASIK would like to encourage you to consider simple things you can do to improve or maintain good eye health. Here …Read more

The Cost Benefits of LASIK vs Not Having LASIK

The benefits of LASIK are well-documented: clearer vision, freedom from glasses and contacts and a better quality of life are just few wonderful benefits of the laser vision correction procedure. But did you know that there are also financial benefits of having LASIK? In fact, having LASIK can save you thousands of dollars in vision-related …Read more