Cheap LASIK (Why You Should Be Wary)

The average cost of LASIK eye surgery is more than $2,000 per eye. You may be tempted by cheap LASIK surgery prices that are advertised. These low cost rates may seem appealing until you realize what you are really being offered. The Top 3 Reason to Avoid Cheap LASIK:…

Published: January 17, 2017 Read Post

What is Refractive Surgery?

If you have a refractive error, such as nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), astigmatism or presbyopia, refractive surgery is a method for correcting or improving your vision. There are various surgical procedures for correcting or adjusting your eye’s focusing ability by reshaping the cornea, the clear, round dome at the front of…

Published: January 8, 2017 Read Post

Is Cataract Surgery Safe?

A cataract is a clouding of the eye lens that can make it hard for you to see. The condition is most common in older people, but anyone can have one. As cataracts grow, they can cause symptoms that interfere with daily activities. Cataracts can cause dim, blurred, yellow…

Published: January 2, 2017 Read Post

LASIK Alternatives

Although LASIK has greatly improved the vision of tens of thousands of patients, it’s not the best option for everyone. There are several LASIK alternatives to consider if you are interested in vision correction and are not a good candidate for the LASIK procedure. Because your surgeon in Greeley is…

Published: December 27, 2016 Read Post

Dry Eye and LASIK

Dry eyes are no fun: They itch, sting and tear up. They’re a possible side effect of LASIK eye surgery, but usually they clear up within the first year of recovery. It is important when considering LASIK that you understand the possibility of experiencing dry eyes after your procedure. If…

Published: December 20, 2016 Read Post

Does LASIK Hurt?

LASIK eye surgery is a very popular procedure in part because it is patient-friendly in many ways. The procedure only takes about 15 minutes for both eyes, and the healing process begins immediately with little to no discomfort. Another perk is that it doesn’t take long to start seeing positive…

Published: December 14, 2016 Read Post

Types of Cataract Surgery

If the lens inside your eye has become cloudy, you may want to consider cataract surgery. During cataract surgery in Greeley, your surgeon removes the cloudy lens and replaces it with an artificial lens (called an intraocular lens: IOL) to restore clear vision. The procedure is typically performed on…

Published: December 9, 2016 Read Post

Cataract Causes

A cataract occurs when the lens inside your eye becomes cloudy. Things linked to clouding include: Aging (age-related cataracts) Overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, such as from sunlight, tanning booths, or sunlamps Diabetes: especially when the blood sugar levels are above the safe range, diabetes causes changes in the eye…

Published: November 22, 2016 Read Post

LASIK Eye Surgery Cost

The cost of LASIK varies widely from surgeon to surgeon, with a national average of about $2,000 per eye. LASIK eye surgery cost depends on many factors including the type of LASIK procedure you receive. For example, traditional LASIK versus the more expensive custom LASIK, in which the doctor uses…

Published: November 13, 2016 Read Post

Flapless LASIK Surgery

Flapless LASIK is a term used for any laser vision correction surgery that does not involve creation of a corneal flap. Flapless LASIK surgery is a very different procedure from traditional LASIK, although both types of LASIK procedures generally result in excellent corrected vision that eliminates the need for eyeglasses…

Published: November 7, 2016 Read Post