When thinking about LASIK to correct vision and kiss your glasses or contact lenses goodbye, it’s not a decision you should make spontaneously. One thing you’ll want to consider is the timing for your procedure. Board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Brian Will at Will Vision and Laser Centers in Salem, OR, and Vancouver, WA, explains why the…
The Best Time of Year for LASIK Eye Surgery
Does My Eyeglass Prescription Qualify for LASIK?
Some people think glasses make them look more intelligent or distinguished, while others enjoy the fashion statement they can make by having multiple eyeglass frame styles and colors. However, others don’t like the inconvenience and expense of having to update their prescription every year, trying fruitlessly to clean hopelessly smudged glasses, or replace lost, broken,…
10 Warning Signs of Age-Related Eye Problems
Vision problems are a common, if not inevitable, part of the aging process. Some issues are annoying, while others are eye diseases that may lead to blindness if left untreated. Early detection is the secret to solving eye problems before they increase in severity. However, this can only come through regular eye examinations and looking…
Myopia: Is There A Cure for Nearsightedness?
Myopia is defined as a problem seeing things far away. Although nearsightedness affects all ages, the constant use of digital screens on smartphones, tablets, and computers has increased its risk with children. But you might ask – if you or your children struggle with nearsightedness, is there a cure? Since the advent of smartphones and…
Bladed vs. Bladeless Lasik
There seems to be some confusion about bladed and bladeless Lasik. You would think the procedures have vast differences in performance and results. But a more accurate comparison is simple. The difference is only how your surgeon performs the step to create the corneal flap. Other than that, the surgeries are essentially the same. Although…
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!