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How Technology Affects LASIK Procedures

There is no doubt that we live in the technology age. Almost every minute of everyday technology has changed the way we live our daily lives. The Internet and smartphones have changed our world. More and more people are shopping online instead of brick and mortar stores. Most people use GPS driven navigational apps instead of paper maps to find their way around town. Some use rideshare services instead of taking taxis or driving their…

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Why Selecting the Right LASIK Provider Matters

Finding the right LASIK provider can be an overwhelming task. At 20/20 Institute, we understand. Many of our patients tell us that lots of other LASIK providers in Denver are making lots of superlative claims. The best this, the latest that.   If many LASIK providers are claiming their doctors and their laser technology is the best out there, what are the most effective ways for you to cut through all the confusion?  We offer…

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What Is A LASIK Refinement?

LASIK is one of the safest and effective medical procedures performed in the world when performed by an experienced surgeon using most advanced technology.  Most patients achieve their desired result of 20/20 or better vision with one initial procedure. Sometimes the patient’s prescription is not fully corrected in one LASIK procedure. In these cases, the patient can have an additional procedure, called a refinement, performed about three to six months after their initial procedure to…

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Are Annual Eye Exams Recommended After LASIK?

In a word: yes. Sometimes the answer surprises LASIK patients.  After all, the goal of LASIK is to live life as glasses free as possible. So why go to an eye doctor if you don’t need glasses or contact lenses to see clearly? The reason is simple: When you have your peepers examined by a licensed eye doc, the comprehensive exam is doing a lot more than checking whether or not you need glasses or…

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Facts To Help You Overcome Your Fear Of LASIK

My son’s first time on an airplane was tough.  He was so scared, my wife and I nearly had to drag him out of the car in the airport parking lot.  Of course, everything ended up just fine. He ended up having a blast, and now looks forward to his window seat when we travel by plane. The unknown naturally creates fear. For many people, the unknown about LASIK is a big part of why…

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Life After LASIK Keeps Getting Better!

Have you ever wondered what truly gets better in your life after having LASIK? Most patients report that waking up the first morning after having LASIK with their new vision is a memory that they will never forget. The good news is that for the vast majority of LASIK patients things just get better from there. Everything from doing routine daily activities to extreme hobbies is just easier without the daily dependency on eyeglasses and…

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Is LASIK Right For You? Are You Right for LASIK?

While these questions appear to be the same, both are important to answer if you’re considering LASIK vision correction. In this blog post, we explain what we mean by these two questions. Is LASIK right for you? Would your life be better if you could wake up and get on with your day without wearing contact lenses or glasses? For many, the answer is an easy “yes,” but for others, it’s a bit more difficult…

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Is LASIK Safe During Pregnancy?

Wow!  New babies and new vision, two life-changing events in the same blog post - very exciting!  The answer to the question, however, is that the only safe place for LASIK and pregnancy to co-exist is in a discussion about the two...like this one! LASIK is a lifetime decision, so it’s best to have LASIK when all considerations are as ideal as possible.  20/20 Institute LASIK specialists are firmly committed to a conservative approach, and,…

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Are You Too Old For LASIK?

“Am I too old to have LASIK?” is a good question as there are age-related considerations we would like to share with you. However, there is no age where your LASIK doctor will say, “Sorry, you’re over the legal age limit to have LASIK” or “You better hurry up and have LASIK before your next birthday!” When people are considering LASIK, they want to make sure they’re making the right decision about correcting their vision. …

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5 Reasons to Consider LASIK

The New Year always brings about New Year resolutions. Why not make the resolution to see clearer in 2018? Here are 5 reasons you or someone you know should be considering LASIK this year! Save Money! That is right, save money that you would normally be spending on your current glasses and contacts for the remainder of your life. Did you know on average glasses and contact wearers spend $100-$200 a month on all things…

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