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Parkland Eye & Vision | Tacoma Eye Doctor near me

Parkland Eye & Vision is a leading provider of eye health and vision care serving the Tacoma/Parkland community since 1998.

Our experienced eye doctor near you offers comprehensive vision health and eye exams near you and specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide array of eye diseases, conditions, and problems. Utilizing advanced diagnostic technology and the latest vision correction products, we are committed to improving the quality of life of our patients for years to come.

Our eye doctor near you, Dr. Paul Williams is experienced in diagnosing and treating whatever issue is standing between you and your best vision and comfort. He is able to patiently explain to you the results of your eye exam and discuss your best options for treatment. Dr. Paul Williams specializes in finding the cause for those who suffer from dry eye syndrome. Your optometrist near you, Dr. Paul Williams also can help with LASIK surgery co-management, pediatric eye exams, eye emergencies and treating optical issues related to diabetes. He is also knowledgeable in many ways that changes to your our diet and lifestyle affect your eyes with advice to improve your life and vision for the better!

Schedule your appointment with Dr. Paul Williams.

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Learn about eye exams, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts.
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Our Tacoma optometrists diagnose & manage eye diseases such as Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration & Cataracts.
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Q&A With Dr. Williams

How do I know if I have Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry eye can cause quite a few symptoms, anything from the eyes actually feeling dry to the eyes watering often, or having a burning, itchy, or irritated feeling. One of the most common symptoms is the eyes feeling gritty or like something is in your eye. Most people will often experience blurred vision since the tears, which comprise the outermost surface of the eye, are unstable.

Is there anything I can do to prevent it?

Dry eye is multifactorial, and each person’s dry eye is unique to them. To help prevent dry eye, make sure to consume 8 to 10 glasses of water per day to avoid dehydration. Some nutritional supplements, such as fish oil and flaxseed oil, can contribute to a more stable tear layer.

Remember to blink regularly and take breaks often when on a computer, cell phone or when watching television. During times of the year when there is less humidity, a humidifier might be helpful to provide more moisture in the air.

Our Patients Say it Best

Highly recommend. All the staff are extra friendly & helpful. The doctor was awesome I been suffering from dry eye for years and he came up with a inexpensive treatment plan unlike previous doctors I've seen.
4 days ago
- samantha j.

We Take Eye Emergencies


If you experience loss of vision, double vision, swelling, infection or any eye emergency, contact us immediately for guidance. We’ll help you with the best treatment to prevent complications and promote long-lasting clear eyesight.

Please call our office at: 253-537-7544 for further instructions.

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