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  1. How LASIK Can Reshape Vision for People With Astigmatism

    In the realm of vision correction, LASIK stands as the most effective option for people who no longer wish to rely on glasses or contacts. While commonly associated with addressing nearsightedness and farsightedness, LASIK also offers a transformative solution for another common eyesight issue: astigmatism.  Astigmatism, characterized by blurred or distorted vision at any distance,…

  2. The Truth Behind Misleading LASIK Advertising and Pricing

    In recent years, LASIK eye surgery has become increasingly popular as a safe and effective solution for vision correction. However, along with the surge in demand, there has also been a rise in misleading advertising and pricing tactics within the LASIK industry. In some cases, these misleading tactics have been significant enough that the companies…

  3. What to Expect with Lasik Recovery

    Are you tired of reaching for your glasses or fumbling for your contact lenses every morning? The prospect of clear vision without visual aids can be pretty tempting. Lasik, or Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, is a revolutionary surgical procedure that can help you achieve that. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the laser eye…

  4. What Can Disqualify You from LASIK Surgery?

    Are you tired of the hassle of glasses and contact lenses? Do you dream of waking up each morning with clear vision? Imagine bidding farewell to your corrective eyewear and embracing life with improved visual clarity. LASIK in Portland, OR can help you see clearly without glasses or contacts. At Will Vision and Laser Centers,…

  5. Is LASIK Worth It if You’re Over 40?

    Many people start considering LASIK vision correction to improve their quality of life as they approach middle age. However, you may have heard that the candidacy window for this procedure narrows as you get older. Though age could be a factor, there are other eligibility factors to weigh before getting laser eye surgery. If you’re…

  6. Do PRK Results Last Forever?

    With LASIK eye surgery being the most prevalent procedure for men and women who struggle with farsightedness, nearsightedness, and astigmatism, PRK is an excellent option that delivers the same outcomes as LASIK but with a longer post-surgery recovery. PRK (photorefractive kerectomy) technology has been refined since its inception in the early 1990s to improve how…

  7. Monovision LASIK: Is It Right for You?

    Monovision LASIK is a vision correction designed for patients who struggle to see near and far. For distance, it corrects the dominant eye. For near vision, it undercorrects the non-dominant eye. The outcome includes eliminating the need for reading glasses or contacts for distance. Still, many people in the Pacific Northwest are unaware that this…

  8. The Relationship Between Eyes and Sleep

    Many Americans are chronically sleep-deprived, largely due to unhealthy habits like inconsistent sleep schedules. You probably already know how challenging it can be to get through your daily responsibilities after a restless night, but you may not realize that sleep deprivation can affect your precious eyesight. However, you have the power to improve your sleep…

  9. How Does Living An Active Lifestyle Help Your Eye Health

    Eating right, sleeping well, and exercising regularly are how we keep fit, feel healthy and strengthen muscles, cartilage, and bones. In addition, an active lifestyle will reduce the risk of developing chronic health problems like type-2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart issues. Still, you might not realize the lesser-known benefits of staying active, like…

  10. Long-Term Safety of LASIK vs. Contact Lenses

    Prevailing wisdom states that contact lenses are safer than LASIK for vision correction – but as time goes by, we’ve learned new things to challenge this belief. Board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Brian Will notes that contact lens wearers are more likely than LASIK surgery patients to develop complications that eventually lead to vision loss. Based on…