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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 »

Comparing Bladeless LASIK (iLASIK) versus Traditional LASIK

Laser vision correction surgery has revolutionized eye care and the treatment of vision issues, improving millions of lives all around the world. Prior to the brilliant invention of laser vision correction, people were either limited to glasses or contact lenses. While there are many types of laser vision correction procedures out there, perhaps the most popular… Read more »

Eyelid Surgery Can Improve Your Vision | Seattle Eye Surgeons

Our eyelids serve an incredibly important function—protecting the eyes from foreign objects and moisturizing the surface to keep them comfortable. Due to genetics, trauma, certain medical conditions or simply through aging, some people have excess or drooping eyelids that can impair or limit their vision. Pathologic eyelid drooping, also known as ptosis, can occur in one or both… Read more »

How to Prepare for LASIK Surgery | Seattle LASIK Eye Surgeons

It’s natural to feel anxious or nervous before your LASIK surgical procedure. Rest assured, as LASIK has a significantly high success rate in the eye care industry. In fact, among the millions of Americans that have had LASIK, there’s a below 1 percent reported serious complication rate. Technologic advancements and innovations—especially with Bladeless WaveFront technology or… Read more »