Posts by Dr. Will

  1. Do I Have To Be Awake During LASIK Eye Surgery?

    LASIK eye surgery can be a great option to permanently correct your vision and to finally get rid of those annoying glasses and often time-consuming contact lenses.  While technically considered a surgical procedure, LASIK is minimally invasive with patients able to recovery at home due to quick nature and the reduced recovery time needed. In…

  2. Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

    Wearing glasses can be cumbersome, expensive, and an overall annoyance when you are dependent on them to simply see clearly. This has led many to seek a more permanent solution to correct their vision, with LASIK being the most appealing alternative to wearing glasses or contact lenses.  Your vision correction may be a bit more…

  3. Can You Have LASIK if You’re Pregnant?

    Pregnancy is a time of change, not just for your body, but for the eyes too. Is LASIK safe during pregnancy? Is it best to wait for your refractive eye surgery until after baby arrives? Learn about pregnancy’s impact on vision and how LASIK surgery fits in.  Pregnancy and the Eyes No need to question…

  4. The Effects of Blue Light on Your Eyes

    When you look outside and see a rainbow, you’re seeing a glorious display of the spectrum of light. Sunlight looks white, but is really a combination of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet light. Each color of light has different features and effects on the eye.  Sunlight has a lot of blue light,…

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    Can Eyesight Get Worse After LASIK?

    LASIK provides permanent vision correction, allowing people to drive, read and more throughout their lives. We use a powerful laser to reshape the cornea, permanently addressing imperfections that causes vision problems. LASIK is permanent, but eyesight can and does change, even after laser surgery. There are many potential causes of eyesight changes after refractive surgery….

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    How to Ensure Your Eyes Are Healthy Enough for LASIK Surgery

    Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) has become one of the most frequently performed elective surgeries in the United States.  This surgical procedure can correct a wide range of vision problems that would otherwise require the use of contact lenses or glasses, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. During this outpatient procedure, a laser is used…

  7. Can Sleeping in Contacts Damage My Eyes?

    Some contacts are designed such that you can sleep in them at night, but most are not.  Sleeping in contacts that have not been created for this purpose can damage your eyes in several ways.  Especially when you are tired, it can be tempting to skip contact removal and just go to bed with your…

  8. Is a Sun Kissed Tan Worth Ruining Your Eye Health?

    It’s almost suntan season, but before you start working on your golden glow, we want to give you a little warning. As one of the top LASIK providers in the Pacific Northwest, Will Vision and Laser Centers is committed to improving vision and eye health. This summer, we want all of our patients to know…

  9. Are You at the Ideal Age For LASIK?

    Despite what many believe, LASIK can be beneficial to anyone above the age of 18. If you are tired of having to wear contacts or glasses, check out our infographic below to see if you may be a good candidate for LASIK!

  10. 10 Ways LASIK Surgery Can Improve Your Quality of Life

    Close your eyes for a minute and imagine a life free from glasses or contacts. Odds are, if you wear glasses, you’ve imagined this very thing hundreds of times. At Will Vision and Laser Centers, we create clear vision for our patients throughout the Pacific Northwest, turning LASIK dreams into reality. Clear vision is just…