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What You Need to Know About Diabetic Eye Disease | Seattle Eye Center

The health of your vision is paramount at any age. While there are many health issues that can improve over time with treatment or medication, vision loss is irreversible. If you suffer from diabetes, there is a significant chance you could be at risk of developing a diabetic eye disease. There are several eye diseases… Read more »

Cornea Injuries & Disease: What You Need to Know | Seattle Eye Clinic

Your corneas play an important part in your ability to see correctly. They focus and bend light that enters your eyes and help keep dust, dirt and germs out. If one or both of your corneas are damaged, then your ability to see clearly can be severely impaired.  A corneal transplant could help in this… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Macular Degeneration | Seattle Eye Clinic

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of loss of vision in people age 50 and older. This eye condition causes damage to the macula, which is a spot near the center of the retina. It is responsible for the ability to see straight forward. At Clearview Eye & Laser, we are committed to… Read more »

Choosing the Right Sunglasses for Summer | Seattle Optical Center

Summer is here and if you’re like most people, you’re going to try to spend as much time outdoors to enjoy the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Whether you’re driving on a long road trip, or just cruising the local boutique shops in Seattle, a good quality pair of sunglasses is a necessity for eye… Read more »

Commonly Asked Questions on Cataract Surgery | Seattle Eye Surgeons

A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision. While the exact cause is unclear, it is mainly associated with advancing age. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, more than 24.4 million Americans age 40 and older have cataracts. By age 75, approximately half of all Americans have cataracts…. Read more »

Tour Our West Seattle Clearview Eye & Laser Clinic | Drone Video

Earlier this spring, our team at Clearview Eye & Laser officially moved our West Seattle eye care clinic. Our West Seattle clinic, conveniently located at 7520 35th Ave SW Seattle, WA 98126, is newly built with ample parking for our patients. If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out our new clinic, take a… Read more »

Recovering from PRK Surgery | Seattle Laser Eye Center

In our last article, we discussed how to prepare for PRK surgery at Clearview Eye & Laser. After your Seattle PRK surgery has been completed, our eye care team want to help you understand the recovery process so you can fully heal without any issues. The minute you leave our clinic, you’re now in full control… Read more »

May is Healthy Vision Month | Top 4 Eye Health Tips from Clearview Eye & Laser

May is Healthy Vision Month, a reminder for people of all ages to take proper care of their eyes. The eyes are important, but unfortunately, often overlooked when it comes to overall health. Your vision helps you interact and engage with the world, so your ability to see clearly is essential. From nutrition, to healthy vision… Read more »

How to Properly Care for Contact Lenses | Seattle Optical Clinic

When used safely, contact lenses are a great option to correct poor vision. The Center for Disease Control reports that there are more than 30 million contact lens wearers in the United States. While it’s not considered a permanent eye solution, compared to laser vision correction, contact lenses can improve eye sight and enhance your… Read more »

The Importance of Pediatric Eye Exams | Seattle Optical Center

At Clearview Eye & Laser, we are here to help educate parents on the importance of pediatric eye exams. The American Optometric Association estimates that 5 to 10 percent of preschoolers and 25 percent of school-age children are diagnosed with vision problems once they receive proper eye care. Many parents aren’t fully aware of how… Read more »