Category Archives: Vision Care

  1. Why Does Everything Seem Darker in One Eye?

    We should all be sure that we’re regularly visiting our optometrist or ophthalmologist for routine eye exams. This is especially important if you notice any problems or changes in your vision. Vision changes can be disconcerting, especially when you notice a change in one eye and not the other. Darkening vision in one eye warrants…

  2. Can Your Eyes Heal from Sun Damage?

    We all know that the sun can damage the skin. Sun damage is a primary cause of premature aging and can lead to skin cancer, age spots, and other aesthetic concerns. However, skin damage isn’t the only concern when you’re spending considerable time in the sun. The same UV rays that damage the skin can…

  3. Common Contact Lens Complications and How to Avoid Them

    Approximately 45 million adults in the U.S. wear contact lenses. Contact lenses are an effective way to correct many vision problems, including nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and presbyopia. Contact lenses are a popular option for vision correction, and if used correctly, can be very safe. However, they do have risks. Read on to see some of…

  4. Stress Isn’t Just Bad for Your Health, It Can Cause Vision Loss Too

    Bad vision is often blamed on genetics, but Grandma Ruth isn’t the only reason you’re wearing glasses. Many other factors can contribute to vision loss and changes, everything from diet to medical conditions, and even stress. How does stress impact your vision? It’s a complex relationship between your emotions, your body, and your eyes. Here’s…

  5. How Do Diet and Vitamins Support Eye Health?

    “Carrots give you super-hero eyes.” Countless children have been told to eat their carrots for super-powered vision. If you’ve been told this common myth, you likely also know that healthy vision isn’t as simple as eating a carrot a day. Carrots do contain valuable nutrients that promote eye health, but they aren’t a magic cure…

  6. Portland’s Best LASIK Procedures for Adults Over 50

    Sometimes life gets in the way of LASIK plans. At Will Vision and Laser Centers, many of our LASIK patients are older adults, patients that have wanted laser eye surgery for years, and are finally in the position to have it. They finally have the finances to pay for the procedure and the time to…

  7. How Chronic Dry Eye Sufferers Avoid Computer Eye Strain

    Dry eye leads to computer eye strain, and computer eye strain can make dry eyes worse. Let us help you break this endless cycle of ocular discomfort. We’re sharing our tips for avoiding dry eyes and eye strain when using electronic devices.  Need more help? Call Will Vision and Laser Centers at 877-542-3937 to schedule…

  8. 5 Eye Exercises to Support Vision

    To keep your body at its best, you exercise. Why should the eyes be any different? We’re sharing five of our favorite exercises to keep your eyes healthy and support your vision. Intentional Blinking- May Help Dry Eye Are you in a staring contest with your computer screen? Electronic devices tend to slow the blink…

  9. LASIK as a College Gift? Free Your Student from Glasses

    Are you searching for the perfect gift for your college student? Traditional choices include a pen, a watch, or a paperweight, but take our word for it, your student doesn’t want these gifts.  Step outside of traditional and give a gift your student actually wants, LASIK surgery. Learn more about LASIK in the Pacific Northwest…

  10. Going Back to School: 3 Ways LASIK Helps Keep Good Grades in Focus

    School’s back in session, and this year, Will Vision and Laser Centers want you to nab all the A’s. Hard work and dedication will be essential, of course, as will good vision. After all, can you really study for a test if you can’t see your textbook? Learn how LASIK surgery can help you keep…