Can Eye Makeup Damage Your Eye Health? Eye Makeup Safety Tips from Clearview Eye & Laser

The existence of cosmetics spans nearly the length of modern civilization. From the Egyptians to the Greeks, it was present in nearly every society and culture. Although today’s cosmetics may be vastly different from what our ancient ancestors used, cosmetics still serves as tool for artistry, self-expression and enhancing one’s features. However, cosmetics can be… Read more »

Can iLASIK Fix my Astigmatism? | Seattle Eye Laser Doctors

So what exactly is astigmatism? Contrary to popular belief, astigmatism is not a type of eye disease. Astigmatism is a refractive error, similar to nearsightedness and farsightedness. It is the result of the front surface of the eye (cornea) having an asymmetrical shape. A normal cornea’s shape should look similar to the shape of baseball or… Read more »

How Often Do I Need a Comprehensive Eye Exam? | Seattle Eye Care Specialists

Our eyes are incredibly powerful tools, with over 2 million working parts and the ability to process more than 35,000 bits of information every hour. However, they are also one of the most vulnerable parts of the body. Protecting the health of your eyes begins with careful monitoring and quickly treating any eye diseases or issues that… Read more »

Technology and How It Can Impact Your Eye Health | Seattle Eye Doctors

Ask yourself: How many hours a day do you spend looking at technology? According to a 2015 report by Nielsen, Americans aged 18 and older spend more than 11 hours a day on their electronic devices. Whether it’s working on a computer, playing around on a smart phone, or watching your favorite movies or television shows in… Read more »

Our West Seattle Clearview Eye & Laser Clinic is Moving!

For more than sixty years, Clearview Eye & Laser has been dedicated to serving Seattle and the surrounding communities with the highest quality eye care possible. We will continue to do so for the years to come…just with a new home! Clearview Eye & Laser is excited to announce that we are moving our West Seattle eye… Read more »

What is RLE Surgery and Is It the Right Vision Correction Option For Me? | Seattle Eye Specialists

At Clearview Eye & Laser, our mission is to help keep you in focus. This means offering a variety of vision correction surgeries or services to fit your unique eye health needs. While iLASIK may be our most popular and technologically-advanced procedure, it may not be the best option for some. Refractive lens exchange (RLE) is… Read more »

Recovering from iLASIK Surgery Tips | Seattle Clearview Eye & Laser

Some of us were lucky enough to be born with perfect vision. Other people…well, not so much. Eyeglasses or contact lenses wearers all understand the feeling of being inconvenienced or impaired by their less than stellar vision. Fortunately, you have an option to improve your vision through a quick and painless process: iLASIK. iLASIK correction… Read more »

Welcome to our New Website

At Clearview Eye & Laser, our mission is keep you in focus by providing the highest quality care and professional service possible. Whether it be through our laser or surgical services, optical shop, or website, we care about how our patients interact with our staff and experience our West Seattle or Burien eye clinic. Our team… Read more »

PRK vs LASIK, Why PRK Might Work for You | Seattle Eye Laser Specialists Explain

Photo refractive keratectomy (PRK) was the first form of laser refractive surgery, developed and FDA-approved in the late eighties. At the time, PRK was a revolutionary breakthrough in ophthalmological surgery. It came to inspire a wave of laser vision correction procedures, including its popular successor, LASIK. Similar to LASIK, PRK reduces or completely eliminates the… Read more »

Seattle Eye Laser Specialists Debunk Common Myths about iLASIK Surgery

Here at Clearview Eye & Laser, we often hear common misconceptions from our patients regarding iLASIK surgery. Misconceptions form because of two reasons: fear and the lack of understanding. In our previous blog post, we put to rest common fears that many of our patients express about getting laser vision correction surgery. Continuing with the series,… Read more »