Presbyopia is a normal result of the aging process. The crystalline lens within your eyes is composed of proteins. These proteins are soft and flexible when you are younger. As you approach middle age, presbyopia occurs as the protein composition of the crystalline lens changes, making it harder and less…

Published: June 5, 2017 Read Post

LASIK Reviews

If you’re tired of wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses, you may wonder whether LASIK surgery is right for you. After all, LASIK surgery has a successful history and most patients are satisfied with their results. Potential patients rely heavily on LASIK reviews from family, friends and colleagues. When researching LASIK…

Published: May 29, 2017 Read Post

LASIK Healing – Part Two

Avoid Any Facial Applications: Avoid applying any facial applications, especially around your eyes. Creams, lotions and makeup should be avoided to prevent infection. Eye liner, eye shadow and mascara are especially dangerous because small particles from the makeup can enter or irritate your eye. Protect Your Eyes from the Sun:…

Published: May 21, 2017 Read Post

LASIK Healing – Part One

One of the many benefits of LASIK eye surgery in Ft. Collins is a fast healing and recovery time. Below are several tips that can speed up LASIK healing and help you to avoid any complications after surgery: Give Yourself Time to Heal: After your LASIK surgery, give you and…

Published: May 16, 2017 Read Post

LASIK in One Eye Only

In the early days of LASIK surgery, the procedure was performed on one eye at a time. Today, most patients have treatment on both eyes during one safe and easy procedure. Although today it is common practice to treat both eyes together, some patients opt to only have LASIK…

Published: May 7, 2017 Read Post

LASIK vs Contacts

For some people, making the decision to have LASIK is not as straightforward as it is for others. Misunderstandings about the safety and cost of laser eye surgery can sometimes cause patients to hesitate to move forward. It’s important to understand the record of LASIK vs contact lenses, over both…

Published: April 30, 2017 Read Post

Preparing for LASIK

Even though LASIK is a relatively safe procedure, it is normal to experience uneasiness or nervousness prior to surgery. If you are scheduled for LASIK eye surgery in Ft. Collins, properly preparing for LASIK will help you feel more at ease and increase your chances of a positive outcome.

Published: April 23, 2017 Read Post

Cataract Surgery Options

Cataracts are a cloudiness that forms in the normally clear lens of the eye, leading to decreased vision. Although cataracts are a leading cause of vision loss in people over the age of 40, cataract surgery options offer easy solutions to clear vision for the millions that suffer from…

Published: April 16, 2017 Read Post

LASIK Consultation Preparation

In order to determine if you are a candidate for LASIK, you must first have a thorough, dilated eye exam with a qualified ophthalmologist. This exam is often referred to as a LASIK consultation. Here are a few things to consider for your LASIK consultation preparation: Discontinue Contact Use: It is important…

Published: April 10, 2017 Read Post


LASIK, which stands for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, also commonly referred to as laser eye surgery or laser vision correction, is the most popular form of refractive surgery for the correction of myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. For clear vision, the eye’s cornea and lens must bend (refract) light…

Published: April 6, 2017 Read Post