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

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