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Our Free LASIK Consultations are One of a Kind

There are two things most Denver LASIK patients have high on their list when considering LASIK vision correction. First, they want to be sure they are a good candidate for LASIK; next they want to feel comfortable with their LASIK provider. Patients tell us that during their Free LASIK Consultation at 20/20 Institute the top three elements of the consultation they liked the most were as follows: 1. Am I a Candidate for LASIK? LASIK is…

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What Your LASIK Results Could Be

LASIK and other Laser Vision Correction (LVC) procedures like Photo Refractive Kerotectomy (PRK) have been approved by the FDA since 1995 in the United States. That is over 20 years of vision correction history in the United States and over 20 million (20,000,000) procedures. LASIK is a truly groundbreaking and effective procedure for vision correction. In fact, the vast majority of patients achieve 20/20 vision or better after undergoing LASIK eye surgery*. Most patients report…

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LASIK Patient Guide

If you or a loved one is considering LASIK, you probably have a lot of questions. This basic guide to LASIK  provides  an overview and lets you focus on what is most important- deciding if LASIK is right for you. LASIK is an elective procedure. No one needs to have LASIK.   But many patients seek LASIK to achieve 20/20 vision without eyeglasses or contact lenses. Just like other fields of medicine, a patient should consider…

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Does LASIK Hurt?

A mild oral sedative is given before the procedure to relax the patient. For the procedure, numbing eye drops are given to patients before surgery to ensure they remain relaxed and comfortable. No shots or needles are used during the LASIK procedure. A lid holder is placed in the eye so the patient cannot blink. Although patients may feel some pressure (15-45 seconds while the flap is being created), most patients report a little discomfort…

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20/20 Institute Offers VIP NFL Experiences to Denver Broncos Fans

Official LASIK Sponsor of the Broncos awarding prizes to participants throughout this NFL season 20/20 Institute, the Official LASIK Sponsor of the Denver Broncos, announced their 2013 season VIP NFL experience fan prize giveaway. 20/20 Institute will award weekly Denver Broncos prizes ranging from United Club-level game tickets at Sports Authority Field to team branded merchandise. “This is an exciting year to be a Broncos’ fan. The opportunity to expand our relationship with the Broncos…

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How Long is LASIK Surgery’s Recovery Time?

LASIK surgery is one of the most popular forms of vision correction. Most people who undergo the procedure say it was one of the best decisions they ever made for improving their quality of life. Most patients report being able to perform their jobs and hobbies without being fully dependent on glasses and contact lenses. When people look in to LASIK eye surgery, they have many questions, especially around recovery time and procedures. Our Denver…

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LASIK Safer Than Contacts?

A recent report indicates for the first time that LASIK may be safer than wearing contact lenses over the course of a patient's lifetime. William Mathers, M.D., professor of ophthalmology at the Oregon Health & Science University's School of Medicine, found a greater chance of suffering vision loss from contact lenses than from laser vision correction surgery (LASIK). His findings were published in a letter in the October 2006 issue of "Archives of Ophthalmology." The…

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