What’s up with Ads that Offer LASIK for $220 or $250 per Eye?

If you are interested in LASIK, it’s likely that you have seen ads from national LASIK providers for “LASIK starting at $220 or $250 per eye.” But can you really have LASIK for $220 or $250? We are frequently asked about these ads at 20/20 Institute. It’s important to know a few things about the Read more »

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Federal Government along with American Academy of Surgeons and the American Medical Association have all requested that doctors postpone all elective surgeries.  Governor Polis, by executive order, has suspended all elective surgery procedures until at least April 15th in the State of Colorado.  Until further notice, we will Read more »

Understanding LASIK and Monovision

LASIK can accomplish some amazing things for your vision—for example, it can eliminate or drastically reduce nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. These three conditions are what cause someone to have blurry vision, and they’re caused by the shape of the cornea or the clear part on the front of the eye where a contact lens sits.  Read more »

Traveling After LASIK Surgery

Let’s face it, one of the most common reasons people have LASIK is to free themselves of the daily hassles of their dependency on their eyeglasses and/or contact lenses. Put another way, they are trying to gain visual freedom for themselves. LASIK is very good at giving patients visual freedom. Worldwide, the vast majority of Read more »

What’s the difference between LASIK and PRK?

If you are tired of your glasses and contact lenses and just want to be able to wake up and see, you are likely aware of the very popular LASIK procedure, but what about its “cousin” procedure, PRK? One of the more common questions that patients have for the laser vision correction specialist doctors at Read more »

How to Make LASIK More Affordable

If you wear glasses or contacts to see and are reading this blog, it’s safe to assume you’re considering a change. Maybe you have reached the “end of your rope” with the hassle of contacts or glasses. Or you’ve done the math and the lifetime cost of glasses and contacts outweighs the cost of LASIK. Read more »

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 Read more »

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 Read more »

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 Read more »

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 Read more »