How to Research LASIK Surgeons

If you are interested in having a vision correction procedure such as LASIK, it’s important to do your homework and properly research potential LASIK surgeons. When researching LASIK surgeons, consider the following: Experience and Versatility. It’s important to select the most experienced LASIK surgeon you can find, who uses…

Published: December 10, 2017 Read Post

Eye Surgery Types

From LASIK to PRK, there are several types of eye surgery available today to correct less than perfect vision. While each one has the same goal of improved eyesight, every eye surgery procedure is unique. To help you understand which type of eye surgery is right for you, here’s an…

Published: December 3, 2017 Read Post

Using Flex Plans for LASIK

Are you ready to trade glasses or contact lenses for the freedom of LASIK vision correction but not sure about your options for paying for it? If your employer offers a Flex Plan or a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), consider using it for LASIK surgery. Flex Plan Specifics A Flex…

Published: November 26, 2017 Read Post

Is LASIK Surgery Safe?

Although LASIK eye surgery results have continued to improve since the early days of the procedure, some potential LASIK candidates still wonder if LASIK surgery is safe. LASIK eye surgery is one of the most popular elective procedures performed today, and it offers many benefits that can improve your…

Published: November 19, 2017 Read Post

LASIK Alternatives

Most patients who are over the age of 21 and in good health with no other eye conditions or diseases are generally considered good candidates for LASIK. LASIK is approved by the FDA to treat a broad range of vision problems, including nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. However, some people…

Published: November 12, 2017 Read Post

LASIK Complications

LASIK eye surgery is one of the safest procedures of its kind, with an excellent success rate. Like any medical procedure, refractive surgery carries some risk. Major complications after LASIK are extremely rare, occurring in less than 1% of all patients. Most side effects are minor and can be…

Published: November 5, 2017 Read Post

How is Laser Eye Surgery Performed?

LASIK laser eye surgery is a vision correction procedure that aims at permanently altering the focusing power of the eye by reshaping the cornea with a precise excimer laser. Laser eye surgery is performed as an outpatient procedure while the patient is awake. Usually both eyes are operated on at the same…

Published: October 29, 2017 Read Post

Is LASIK Right for You?

LASIK has successfully improved the vision of millions of people, but it isn’t for everyone. Before you sign up for LASIK surgery, here are a few things to help you determine if LASIK is right for you: LASIK is surgery to a very delicate part of your eye, and…

Published: October 22, 2017 Read Post

Understanding Refractive Errors

To see clearly, the cornea and the lens of the eye must bend (refract) light rays so they focus on the retina. The retina, a layer of light-sensing cells that line the back of the eye, converts the light rays into impulses that are sent to the brain where they…

Published: October 15, 2017 Read Post

Preparing for LASIK Surgery

LASIK surgery requires considerable preparation. Prior to LASIK in Ft. Collins, you’ll need a complete eye examination by your refractive surgeon including the following tests and evaluation: Your surgeon will dilate your pupils to fine-tune your prescription. Examination of your eyes to make sure they’re healthy, including testing for glaucoma,…

Published: October 8, 2017 Read Post