Joseph W. King, MD
Dr. Joseph W. King, MD
17600 NE Delfel Road
Vancouver, Washington 98642
900 SW 16th St., Suite 200
Renton, Washington 98057
8011 W. Quinault Ave.
Kennewick, Washington 99336
1020-4710 Kingsway MetroTowers 1
Burnaby, BC, V5H 4M2 Canada
201-3550 Saanich Rd.
Victoria, BC, V8X 1X2 Canada
303-10060 Jasper Ave.
Edmonton, AB, T5J 3R8 Canada
Serving patients seeking laser vision correction and cataract surgery in Portland and the surrounding area
The experienced eye care surgeons at King LASIK are committed to serving patients in the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada from six convenient locations. These eye care professionals are dedicated to providing quality vision correction services, such as LASIK and cataract surgery, for patients throughout the region.
As King LASIK's Medical Director, Dr. Joseph W. King is widely known as one of the most experienced board-certified ophthalmologists in the area. He has performed over 60,000 laser eye surgeries during a career spanning more than 15 years and was the first surgeon in the region to utilize leading-edge technologies and techniques for vision correction procedures.
Dr. King has focused his whole career on vision correction surgery.
Dr. King has served as the Medical Director for several renowned vision correction facilities in Washington, California and Canada. He is also one of the founders of Clearly LASIK, which is now King LASIK. Dr. King's experience and surgical skills have resulted in his being asked to serve as a clinical investigator for various clinical research studies in refractive surgery, to train other LASIK surgeons and to present at refractive surgery meetings around the world.
Dr. King and the staff at King LASIK are honored to be chosen to perform vision correction procedures on other eye surgeons as well as physicians, pilots, professional athletes, law enforcement officers, professional photographers and others whose occupations and interests depend on excellent vision.
Laser Eye Surgery at King LASIK
Dr. King specializes in Blade-Free LASIK.
Dr. King and his dedicated Portland LASIK surgeon team perform iLASIK, a leading-edge procedure chosen by NASA to correct the vision of its astronauts. iLASIK, also known as all-laser LASIK, promotes surgical precision, patient comfort and safety while reducing the risks associated with conventional LASIK's surgical methods. The iLASIK approach incorporates the bladeless IntraLase laser with wavefront-guided measurement techniques and excimer laser technology to produce highly customized vision correction treatments. King LASIK's unsurpassed surgical record and experience has earned the practice a reputation for helping LASIK Portland patients and those throughout the Pacific Northwest gain independence from glasses and contact lenses.
Cataract Surgery at King LASIK
In addition to LASIK vision correction, King LASIK's eye surgeons offer cataract surgery and have helped thousands of Pacific Northwest and Western Canada cataract patients achieve clearer vision. Using the “no-stitch” technique and premium intraocular lens implants (IOLs) such as AcrySof ReSTOR and Crystalens, the surgeons at King LASIK help patients achieve enhanced vision at most distances, often without the need to wear glasses or contacts. IOLs can also be used to correct presbyopia, an age-related condition that affects the focusing power of the eye, thereby inducing farsightedness.
To schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. King and learn more about your vision correction options, please contact King LASIK at (877) 722-7049.
What Do Patients Say About King LASIK?
"I've been wearing glasses and contacts for 15 years. My poor vision was very frustrating and I was tired of relying on contacts and glasses. Dr. King and the staff at King LASIK made me feel relaxed and confident about the LASIK procedure. It was much easier than I expected! The day after, I had clear 20/15 vision and no pain. Recovery is so quick! The only thing I regret...is that I didn't do it SOONER." Gillian Foote, Radio Personality
"It's amazing how a few minutes completely changed my life! My fear was that my profession in dermatology is very visually oriented and after talking with Dr. King at King LASIK, I was educated about the technology that LASIK was possible for my vision. Clear vision is priceless and that's why I chose Dr. King to perform LASIK for me." Stephanie Traut, Dermatologist
"Having clear eye sight is amazing to me. I see better now than I did with contacts. I always had dry eyes and was uncomfortable with contacts in and I didn't like the look or feel of glasses. I am excited about how my upcoming season will go with ‘new eyes.' I wish I had done this years ago. My wife had it done a month before and loved it, so when I came in for my free consultation, I was sold." Dan Dickau, NBA Player
"King LASIK is the place to go for LASIK. King LASIK uses NASA and Naval Aviator approved Blade-FREE Intralase LASIK. What if you move your eye? Well, they offer a tracking system on their lasers that automatically shuts off if your eye is off track. Trust your eyes to King LASIK." Adam Carolla, Radio and TV Personality
More About Joseph W. King, MD
Dr. King completed his medical degree at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine in Vancouver, Canada, as well as a medical internship at UBC-affiliated hospitals in Victoria, BC. He served an ophthalmology residency at Case Western Reserve, St. Luke's Medical Center, in Cleveland, Ohio, where he was selected to serve as Chief Resident. To further enhance his skills, Dr. King underwent a one-year specialized training in laser vision correction at the University of South Florida Eye Institute. Dr. King has served as a clinical investigator for various research studies, which allowed him to become one of the first refractive surgeons in the world to perform laser vision correction surgery using the latest generation of custom wavefront-guided technology in 2010. He was the second surgeon in the world to perform treatments with the other new laser vision correction software during another recent clinical study. Dr. King is usually one of the first surgeons to introduce new leading-edge technologies in refractive surgery. Over the past decade, Dr. King was the first surgeon in the Northwestern U.S. and Canada to use the Zyoptix XP microkeratome and the Bausch and Lomb Z-100 laser. He performed the first surgery in Western North America using Zyoptix-TS software with the Bausch and Lomb laser. He also performed the first iLASIK procedure in Alberta using the Intralase and AMO VISX laser with wavefront-guided technology and iris registration.
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