How Does LASIK Work?

LASIK surgery is the most common laser vision correction procedure, and has helped millions of people around the world see better every day. The procedure can be broken down in just a few easy steps. Numbing Drops: In Greeley, your LASIK surgeon administers numbing drops that take effect…

Published: September 14, 2016 Read Post

What Does Refractive Surgery Mean?

Refractive surgery is eye surgery that is performed to eliminate or reduce dependency on contact lenses or glasses, although some people still need prescription eye glasses or contacts after the procedure. It is used to improve the refractive state of the eye which improves natural vision. Refractive…

Published: September 6, 2016 Read Post

LASIK Surgery Recovery Time

The vast majority of patients see very well after LASIK surgery and are happy with their vision. LASIK recovery is often minimal and very little time passes between surgery and when patients achieve very clear vision. In Ft. Collins, our doctors are dedicated to helping all patients…

Published: August 29, 2016 Read Post

What Can LASIK Correct?

LASIK is a surgical procedure that uses a laser to change the shape of the cornea to correct refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and/or astigmatism. In Greeley, your LASIK surgeon creates a thin flap in the cornea, folds back the flap, then removes some corneal tissue underneath using an excimer…

Published: August 22, 2016 Read Post

What is Laser Eye Surgery?

Laser eye surgery is an umbrella term for several eye surgeries used to correct refractive errors. The most common types of laser eye surgery include LASIK, PRK, LASEK and EpiLASIK. Each of the four laser eye surgery procedures below use the same special laser, called an excimer…

Published: August 15, 2016 Read Post

LASIK and Pregnancy

LASIK vision correction is not recommended during or shortly after pregnancy. It is recommended that you postpone LASIK due to the following concerns: Hormone fluctuations: Fluctuations in hormone levels and fluid retention can cause changes in your vision and eye anatomy. It is common to experience small…

Published: August 9, 2016 Read Post

Cataracts After LASIK

A cataract means the normally clear lens within the eye has become cloudy. Cataracts will eventually develop in most people, including those who have had LASIK. Patients with signs of cataracts before LASIK should consider not having LASIK because vision may be better corrected with the…

Published: August 1, 2016 Read Post

Benefits of LASIK

LASIK surgery offers a wealth of benefits for the average eyeglass wearer. If you’ve been wearing eyeglasses for a long time, consider a few of the benefits of LASIK listed below. Improved Vision: The primary LASIK benefit is that 95%of patients who undergo the procedure achieve 20/40 vision, the vast…

Published: July 26, 2016 Read Post

Types of Cataract Surgery

As people age, cataracts often develop.  Cataract surgery is the only treatment suited for resolving cataracts. During cataract surgery, your surgeon will make a small incision in the surface of the eye, in or near the cornea.  An ultrasound breaks up the lens.  A laser…

Published: July 17, 2016 Read Post

LASIK Recovery

LASIK surgery is one of the most popular forms of vision correction. Recovery from LASIK can vary from person to person, however most people see 20/20 the next morning after their LASIK procedure. Although the patient’s vision is usually very good, that does not mean that healing is complete. It…

Published: July 12, 2016 Read Post