SOUTH SEATTLE LASIK EYE SURGERY
At Our King LASIK eye surgery practice in Seattle South, Dr. Joseph King and Dr. Gary Filmore are in the business of changing lives. With over 90,000 successful corrective vision surgeries under their belt, our LASIK team is leading the regional industry in the experience and expertise needed to provide safe and effective LASIK treatments. You’re a single consultation away from saying goodbye to the days of buying glasses or contacts for your refractive vision issues. Call King LASIK Seattle South to make this dream a reality.
Our office south of Seattle is located conveniently along I-5 in Tacoma, WA, perfect for patients who want LASIK with life-changing results without driving for hours for access to the most experienced LASIK team in the Pacific Northwest. We serve the communities of Tacoma, Lakewood, Kent, Olympia, Pullyup and other cities and towns in the region, bringing LASIK to the people who need it most.
RELIABLE LASIK IN SOUTH SEATTLE
Here are some of the reasons why patients in the Puget Sound keep coming back to King LASIK:
COMMITMENT TO TECHNOLOGY
The equipment a LASIK surgeon uses to perform laser eye surgery is important. The older and more outdated laser surgical technology is, the higher the risk for complications. Many laser eye surgeons still use handheld blades to cut the corneal flap, which carries risk of its own.
This is why at King LASIK Seattle South, we adopt the highest standard of surgical technology; the best laser platforms and safest systems to scan the eye and make the incisions. LASIK is a simple procedure, but still one that’s very delicate. Dr. King and Dr. Filmore use some of the industry’s most precise tools before and during LASIK surgery:
- IntraLase femtosecond laser
- VISX Star S4 laser platform
- WaveScan imaging and diagnostic scanning technology
By combining the industry’s best surgical tech in our LASIK procedures, we’re able to perform the industry’s most precise LASIK treatments, providing positive outcomes for patients.
HIGH STANDARD OF PATIENT CARE
DIt’s understandable that patients may be apprehensive when it comes to LASIK. The eyes are sensitive organs, and eye surgery is a subject that can be unsettling to think about. We listen to your concerns and answer your questions to help you and the other patients we treat feel at ease about the process. When your LASIK surgeon has the best technology at their disposal, surgery is extremely simple, and after it’s over, you’ll be able to enjoy the life-changing results for yourself.
CUSTOMIZED LASIK SURGERY
LASIK, like many other procedures, should be approached on an individualized basis. We take several factors into account in our LASIK consultations, including results of an in-office eye exam, past prescriptions, whether you have nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, and the results of your corneal scans to create a plan of action in terms of how to offer effective eye surgery specific to your eyes.
Using the latest surgical technology helps us in this area as well. Modern laser platforms use corneal scans to calibrate the laser to the unique topography (the surface of your eye) and tomography (the inside of your eye) to calibrate the equipment and provide a more precise LASIK procedure.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT LASIK
When you’re researching LASIK, you’re bound to have some questions. The team at King LASIK Seattle South is more than happy to provide answers:
HOW MUCH DOES LASIK COST?
This is one of the common questions that patients have for us before and after their LASIK consultations. Unfortunately, there’s no simple answer. At King LASIK Seattle South, our prices vary based on specific considerations of the procedure. Some vision insurance plans offer partial coverage or discounts on laser corrective surgery, but most don’t due to LASIK being classified as an “elective” procedure.
When you come in for your LASIK consultation with Dr. King or Dr. Filmore, we’ll explain your cost for LASIK, and why over several years, it’s a great investment in life-changing results.
AM I A CANDIDATE FOR LASIK?
- At least 19 years of age
- Diagnosed with astigmatism, nearsightedness, or farsightedness?
- Given a vision prescription that hasn’t changed in at least a year?
If you fulfill these qualifications, we encourage you to schedule a LASIK consultation with King LASIK Seattle South, where you’ll undergo scans to further assess whether or not you’d be an ideal candidate for laser eye surgery from Dr. King and Dr. Filmore.
WHAT SHOULD I LOOK FOR IN A LASIK SURGEON?
The ideal LASIK surgeon should have a mix of experience, expertise, bedside manner, and access to the best surgical technology. At King LASIK Seattle South, our surgeons have a long history of successful LASIK procedures for customers throughout the Pacific Northwest, with the knowledge of how to ensure that laser eye surgery is a safe as possible.
Dr. King and Dr. Filmore have over 90,000 successful surgeries under their belts, and patients continue to keep coming to King LASIK because of their ability to put them at ease, listen to their concerns, and explain the entire procedure.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT FROM LASIK?
When you schedule your LASIK procedure, we’ll set a date for you to come in and have your eye surgery done by the team at King LASIK. When that day arrives, you’ll come in and get checked in, and then undergo scans to calibrate our laser equipment. The surgery itself is simple, painless, and takes an average of about 10 minutes. After it’s over, you’ll have about a day-long recovery period, and then you’ll be able to enjoy a new way of experiencing your life.
King LASIK Seattle South
2115 S 56th St Suite #304
Tacoma, WA 984097
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From the North: Head south on Pacific Ave past Connie’s Donuts & Espresso LLC. Turn right onto S 48th St and continue west. Take the left turn onto S Alaska St and head south past Tacoma Fire Station #8. Turn right onto S 56th St and we will be located on the right next to Tacoma Mall Chiropractic | Tacoma Mall Chiropractor.
From the South: From Wapato Park Off-Leash Dog Park head north on S Sheridan Ave passing Alling Park. Turn left onto S 56th St and continue west past I-5. We are located on the right next to South Sound Dental Care.
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