Joseph W. King, MD
Dr. Joseph W. King, MD
8011 W. Quinault Ave.
Kennewick, Washington 99336
17600 NE Delfel Road
Vancouver, Washington 98642
900 SW 16th St., Suite 200
Renton, Washington 98057
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 the Tri-Cities, Kennewick and the surrounding area
The King LASIK Kennewick facility is home to experienced vision correction surgeons who are dedicated to treating patients throughout the Tri-Cities area. The surgeons at King LASIK have been helping vision correction patients throughout the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada for years through LASIK, cataract surgery and presbyopia treatments.
King LASIK is led by Joseph W. King, MD, a board-certified ophthalmologist who has corrected the vision of more than 60,000 eyes over his 15-plus year career. Dr. King's vast surgical experience makes him one of the leading ophthalmologists in the area. He is frequently sought out to train LASIK Seattle and international surgeons, participate in clinical refractive surgery research studies and speak at refractive surgery meetings around the globe.
Throughout his career, Dr. King has been chosen by thousands of patients who depend on optimal vision to safely carry out their occupational duties, including commercial pilots, military navigators, refractive surgeons and physicians.
Dr. King has focused his whole career on vision correction surgery.
King LASIK and Your Laser Vision Correction
Dr. King specializes in Blade-Free LASIK.
Dr. King and the team at King LASIK perform iLASIK, a NASA-approved procedure that promotes comfort, precision and patient safety. Also called all-laser LASIK, this procedure greatly reduces the risks often associated with the surgical methods used in conventional LASIK. The iLASIK technique incorporates the bladeless IntraLase laser with wavefront-guided measurement techniques and excimer laser technology to produce highly individualized Custom LASIK treatments.
Dr. King and his staff strongly believe that a tailored vision correction approach is instrumental to ensuring the best outcome for each patient. Their unsurpassed surgical record and experience has earned them a reputation for helping LASIK Kennewick patients and those throughout the Pacific Northwest gain independence from glasses and contact lenses.
Cataract Surgery and Presbyopia Correction at King LASIK
The surgeons at King LASIK perform other procedures in addition to LASIK to help their patients with specific eye care needs. Two popular procedures they offer are cataract surgery and presbyopia correction. Cataract surgery is performed using the “no-stitch” technique and premium intraocular lens implants (IOLs) to help patients achieve clearer vision. IOLs, including Crystalens and AcrySof ReSTOR, can be used for cataract surgery as well as the treatment of presbyopia, the age-related loss of near vision focusing ability.
To learn more about the King LASIK team and the different vision correction procedures they offer, please contact the Kennewick location at (877) 722-7049.
What Do Patients Say About King LASIK?
"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
"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
"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
"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
More About Joseph W. King, MD
Dr. Joseph King earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine in Vancouver, Canada, and completed 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 increase his surgical skills, Dr. King completed a specialized one-year training in laser vision correction at the University of South Florida Eye Institute.
Serving as a clinical investigator for various research studies allowed Dr. King to become one of the world's first refractive surgeons to perform laser eye 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.
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.
Dr. King is a member of these professional organizations.
Dr. King is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a proud member of several professional organizations, including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the Canadian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
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