Monthly Archives: June 2016


How Long Does Cataract Surgery Take?

As a person ages, their eye’s natural lens can become cloudy, gradually losing its normal transparency.  This is called a cataract.  Without cataract surgery, the cloudiness can become so bad that it can lead to blindness. Surgery to correct a cataract usually takes under an hour, and typically takes at most 30 to 45 minutes.  … Read More

What is Laser Eye Surgery?

Laser eye surgery is a procedure where a laser is used to change the shape of the cornea, the surface of the eye.  Reshaping the cornea removes focusing errors and provides a more permanent solution to vision problems. PRK is a type of laser eye surgery or procedure where a single laser is used directly… Read More

LASIK Eye Surgery Cost

Want to have LASIK but not sure if it’s affordable?  You may be surprised. As technology has improved over the years, LASIK eye surgery has become more affordable to the masses.  Considering the significant investment in technology, and years of skill and training that your eye surgeon brings to the table, LASIK is a great… Read More

Are You a LASIK Candidate?

LASIK is refractive eye surgery performed to correct or improve vision.  During LASIK, a trained eye surgeon from Bellevue LASIK & Cataract in Seattle creates a flap in the cornea.  A laser is then used to reshape the cornea, which corrects most vision problems. For people with moderate vision problems who also have a good… Read More

Intraocular Lens Options

Cataract surgery is a common procedure and is performed thousands of times in the United States each year.  During the surgery, the cataract is removed and an intraocular lens is inserted. What many people may not be aware of is the many options available in intraocular lenses. An intraocular lens is an implant that is… Read More