Monthly Archives: April 2015


Nearsightedness Is On the Increase in the U.S. as LASIK Continues to Grow

A study shows that nearsightedness (myopia) is more common in the United States than it was more than 30 years ago, a National Eye Institute study states. Dr. Christina Farag, a LASIK corrective surgery specialist in Bellevue, WA, has reported an uptick in patiences with nearsightedness over the years. Researchers compared National Health and Nutrition… Read More

Computer Use and Eye Damage

Will extensive computer use harm your eyes?  As LASIK specialists, this is a question we are frequently asked at Bellevue LASIK & Cataract in Bellevue, WA. The short answer is no.  Using a computer will not permanently harm your eyes.  However, the over use of computers can cause eye problems. Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) is… Read More

Honesty About LASIK Surgery Important to Bellevue LASIK & Cataract

You may have heard claims from LASIK centers that you can “throw away your eyeglasses” after LASIK or that perhaps going with the lowest cost provider is the best idea and makes no difference on the quality or results. At Bellevue LASIK & Cataract in Bellevue, WA, we believe in complete transparency with our clients.  We… Read More

Will Sitting Too Close to the TV Ruin Your Vision?

Was Mom right when she yelled at you for sitting too close to the television? Mom is right most of the time…but when it comes to television viewing distance, she’s wrong – at least today. There is no evidence that children or adults will damage their vision if they sit too close to the television…. Read More