Easy Recipes for Healthy Eyes

You may have heard that eating carrots is good for the eyes. This is true, thanks to the beta-carotene found in orange fruits and veggies, including carrots. A type of vitamin A, beta-carotene helps the retina function properly and can help prevent or delay the onset of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). In addition to beta-carotene, …Read more

Eye Disorders That Often Affect Older Adults

The natural aging process is a part of life. There are certain advantages to getting older, including having more free time during retirement, seeing your family evolve and perhaps having more confidence in the decisions you make. Of course, there are certain disadvantages to the aging process as well. For instance, there are a few …Read more

Healthy Lifestyle = Healthy Eyes

King LASIK would like to remind you that what’s good for your body in general is also good for your eyes in particular. Not only does following a healthy lifestyle help keep your waistline in check, certain diseases at bay and premature signs of aging away, but it also helps protect your vision. Here’s how. …Read more

Cigarette Smoking Eye Damage Resembles Early-Stage Glaucoma

We all know that smoking is bad for one’s health. Smoking cigarettes causes a host of problems, from premature signs of aging (including wrinkles and dry, dull skin) to serious medical conditions, including lung cancer and emphysema, a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. However, did you know that smoking can affect the health of …Read more

Choosing the Right Sunglasses Frames for Your Face Shape

Do you dislike shopping for sunglasses because you are not sure which frames best suit the shape of your face? If so, don’t worry. The team at King LASIK offers the following tips for choosing the right sunglasses frames for your face shape. Determining What Your Face Shape Is The first step in choosing sunglasses …Read more

Common Eye Myths

Have you heard that sitting too close to the television will damage your eyesight? Perhaps you have also heard that everyone with blue eyes shares one common ancestor. If you would like to find out whether these statements are true, keep reading. Here, King LASIK explores common myths and facts about the eyes. Assertion #1: …Read more

Common Ophthalmology Terms That You May Not Know

Do you ever wonder what the difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist is? If so, you have come to the right place. Here, the knowledgeable team at King LASIK shares the definitions of some common ophthalmology terms that you may not be familiar with. Age-Related Macular Degeneration – AMD, as the condition is often …Read more

Do I Have Dry Eye Syndrome?

“Dry eye” might seem like an inconsequential condition that can be easily treated with the use of eye drops. However, for the thousands of people who suffer from chronic dry eye syndrome, it is a persistent, irritating condition at best and a symptom of an overarching systemic disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, ocular rosacea …Read more

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