Advancements in LASIK

LASIK surgery is the most popular laser vision correction procedure performed today, and for good reason. Ongoing advancements in laser technology and ophthalmology have made way for successful surgeries and better visual outcomes. At Eye Center of Northern Colorado in Greeley, our doctors utilize the latest advancements in LASIK surgery to offer…

Published: February 18, 2018 Read Post

When LASIK May Have to Wait

If you have made the decision to undergo LASIK laser vision correction surgery, you may be anxious to schedule your procedure as soon as possible. Millions of patients have benefited from LASIK, but there are times when LASIK may have to wait. During Pregnancy – Due to hormone fluctuations…

Published: February 11, 2018 Read Post

Why is Some LASIK Cheap?

If you are considering LASIK, you’ve probably noticed advertisements for low-cost, discount LASIK. While discount LASIK eye surgery may sound enticing, there are numerous reasons to be wary of these so-called “deals.” Let’s review why some LASIK is cheap: Discount LASIK advertisements usually contain fine print regarding the actual cost…

Published: February 4, 2018 Read Post

Vision Correction

If you’ve thought about vision correction surgery, also called refractive eye surgery, you should know that there are many options available which are different types of laser surgery. There’s the popular and well-known LASIK (laser in situ keratomileusis), but also wavefront-guided LASIK and Epi-Lasik, PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) and LASEK…

Published: January 28, 2018 Read Post

Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

In a perfect world, all eyes would have a nice spherical shape and be perfect optical lenses. In the real world, the eye is usually not perfectly shaped and visual clarity is compromised. When astigmatism is present, the eye has a shape like a football set on one end. This…

Published: January 21, 2018 Read Post

What Does LASIK Treat?

LASIK is a popular and advanced treatment for improving vision. LASIK is used to treat refractive errors of the eye. In most cases, these errors happen because the shape of the eye isn’t quite right and, as a result, light doesn’t focus on the retina the way it should. In…

Published: January 16, 2018 Read Post

LASIK Recovery Time

Full LASIK recovery takes between three and six months, but most people say they see a difference in as little as 24-hours after surgery. Your individual recovery time will be different because no two people heal exactly the same way. In general, patients can expect the following during their…

Published: January 9, 2018 Read Post

LASIK Candidacy

For the right candidate, LASIK can be an incredibly effective way to address refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. However, if you are not a good candidate, LASIK risks are much higher when you undergo this procedure. To be considered a good candidate for LASIK eye surgery…

Published: January 2, 2018 Read Post

What to Expect from LASIK

LASIK refractive surgery has helped millions of people around the world achieve better vision. If you are considering laser vision correction, it can be helpful to know what to expect from LASIK before scheduling your procedure. Before LASIK in Ft. Collins, patients visit Eye Center of Northern Colorado to get…

Published: December 24, 2017 Read Post

Investing in LASIK

LASIK is an investment in your vision. Based on patient experience, it’s also an experience that adds valued benefits and satisfaction to a person’s life. Having LASIK eye surgery is a great solution for many people that have nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism than other visual aids. Using a prescription product…

Published: December 17, 2017 Read Post