Tag 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. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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,…

  8. 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…

  9. Why Choose Dr. Will?

    Dr. Brian R. Will, Surgical Director of Will Vision and Laser Centers, has been treating Pacific North Westerners for years. His commitment to providing the best service, high-tech vision care solutions, and a supportive, caring team are just a few reasons why his patients love him. Read our infographic below to learn more about why…

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    Does Screen Usage Affect Vision?

    In our modern world, screens are a big part of reality. Want to check the weather? Pull up an app. Looking for a night out? Head to the theater and gaze at a screen. Need to take a photo? Grab your phone. We use screens every day, and often every hour to complete our daily…