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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 national Read more »


Understanding LASIK and Monovision

LASIK has accomplished some amazing things for peoples’ vision—for example, if you have nearsightedness, farsightedness, and/or astigmatism, LASIK may be able to eliminate or drastically reduce your eyeglass prescription. These three conditions are what cause most people to have blurry vision, and they’re caused by the shape of the cornea (the clear part on the front Read more »


What To Avoid After Your LASIK Eye Surgery

The decision to have LASIK is a big one. It’s what most would call a “life-changer.” It’s transformational. You are choosing to see in a different way and that’s a big deal! For most LASIK patients, the thought of being able to just wake up and see are almost surreal. What will you do first with your new eyes?


Why Is LASIK So Popular During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

This once-in-a-century pandemic has changed our world. Our daily routines have been altered in ways most of us could never have imagined. When we take time to think about what’s most important to us, health and safety tops the list. To ensure our health and safety during the pandemic, many changes have happened to work Read more »


Why are eyeglasses so expensive?

At 20/20 Institute, we meet patients considering LASIK for many different reasons.  Every person is different, but in general, people simply want the freedom to live the life and lifestyle that they want to live. Many report to us that their glasses and contacts get in the way of living their best lifestyle.  Frequently though, Read more »


COVID-19 Screening Questionnaire

Can you answer “Yes” to any of the following statements? I am in one of the following Vulnerable groups related to COVID-19 Moderate to Severe Asthma Chronic Lung Disease Diabetes Serious Heart Condition Chronic Kidney Disease Chronic Liver Disease Age 65 or above Immunocompromised (including medications, cancer treatments, transplants, HIV) I do not want to Read more »


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

LASIK Procedures Resume in Colorado Government officials have granted permission for LASIK and other elective surgery procedures to resume in the State of Colorado. The health and safety of our patients and staff remains our top priority. To respect best practices and social distancing guidelines, we are limiting the number of patients in our office 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 »