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

Tips for Younger-Looking Eyes

Did you know that others often judge your age by the appearance of your eyes? Want to keep people guessing? Here are some tips from King LASIK that will keep your peepers shining bright and youthful. Wear Sunglasses and Sunscreen Protect your eyes from sun damage by wearing sunglasses with UV protection — UV 400 …Read more

Want Healthy Eyes? Avoid These Bad Food Habits

It’s common knowledge that a healthy, well-balanced diet is good for the entire body, but did you know that the opposite — a bad diet — can adversely affect your vision? The quality of the food, how it’s prepared and the quantity in which you eat it may put you at higher risk for eye …Read more

Age-Related Vision Concerns to Watch Out For

A person’s vision can change several times throughout a lifetime. The first changes in vision often occur during childhood or adolescence and may continue to change into a person’s mid- to late 20s. At this point, vision stabilizes for several years. Once individuals reach their 40s, however, their vision usually starts to change again. Here, …Read more