Hudson and Emily get LASIK!

Watch Hudson and Emily’s journey to better vision as they experience custom All-Laser LASIK at the Eye Doctors of Washington.

Don’t Sacrifice Quality For Cut Rate Technology: 5 Old School Technologies That No Longer Cut It

Looking at antiquated LASIK technology is a bit like looking at other old outdated technologies – while they were once the standard, they are now relics of the past that most people have moved on from. Eye Doctors of Washington has always been on the cutting edge of technology and uses the most advanced laser… Read More

What if I Blink or Move During LASIK Surgery?

Blinking and moving during LASIK eye surgery is very rarely a problem. Although this is a common concern for patients, the reality is the advanced capability of our LASIK process is designed to limit (and also account for) potential movement. Numbing drops are applied before the surgery to make the process more comfortable and lower… Read More

Do I Have to be Awake During LASIK?

Many people wonder if they can be put to sleep during LASIK eye surgery, due to anxiety about the procedure. What these individuals don’t realize, however, is the entire procedure typically takes no longer than 10 minutes for each eye. The laser will only be in use for less than one minute on each side… Read More

Can I Have LASIK if I’m Pregnant?

LASIK is not recommended for women when they’re pregnant. While the procedure may not harm the baby, hormonal changes can cause a slight shift in eyesight prescription and can also affect the healing process. Though any changes in sight are typically a temporary problem, our doctors recommend waiting until after breastfeeding to undergo LASIK eye… Read More

How LASIK Helps to Avoid These Three Mommy Meltdowns

Although moms are the masters of stress management and multitasking, it doesn’t mean that we can’t find ourselves precariously close to meltdowns, especially when we are dealing with the unpredictability of having young children. So, why struggle with glasses and contacts while trying to balance all of the responsibilities of being a good mom? You… Read More

Does LASIK Hurt?

LASIK surgery is a routine procedure here at Eye Doctors of Washington, and we prioritize your safety and comfort all along the way. During the consultation process, one of our experienced eye doctors will review the details of the procedure and recovery so you know exactly what to expect. Though many of our patients already… Read More

Announcing the Winner of Our Puerto Rico Trip Giveaway

To celebrate performing over 50,000 LASIK procedures, Eye Doctors of Washington recently hosted a giveaway for a one-week trip for two to Puerto Rico. The participants were automatically entered when they underwent LASIK surgery between June 1st and August 31st. Past patients were also eligible to enter if they referred a friend to EDOW who… Read More

What Makes a Person Nearsighted or Farsighted?

Two of the most common forms of visual impairment are nearsightedness (myopia) and farsightedness (hyperopia). These refractive errors, along with astigmatism, can make objects appear blurry, either close-up or far away, due to your eyes’ inability to focus light correctly. As a result, you may find yourself straining your eyes and even getting headaches. These… Read More

What Is Astigmatism and How Is It Treated?

Astigmatism is a common refractive error that affects vision close-up as well as far away. It results from an irregularly shaped cornea or inner eye lens that prevents your eye from being able to properly focus light on the retina, which can ultimately lead to blurred vision. Most people have astigmatism to a certain degree,… Read More

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