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About 20/20

Our founding doctors built 20/20 Institute on these core values: align independent, experienced doctors that specialize in LASIK with patients that desire advanced laser technology — deliver all this in a comfortable and professional environment built around the patient’s needs. Personalized service and attention is what 20/20 Institute patients have come to enjoy. 20/20 Institute’s Read more »


LASIK: Is It Right For You?

Most patients tell us that LASIK “has been on their mind” for quite a while before coming to see us. And for good reason, when a person has worn glasses or contacts for years and years, it’s a big decision! The LASIK Specialist doctors at 20/20 Institute agree that the decision to have LASIK is 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 a general sense, people simply want the freedom to live the life and lifestyle that they want to live and their glasses and contacts get in the way.  Frequently though, patients also take into account the rather Read more »


What To Avoid After LASIK 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?


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 »


What’s the difference between LASIK and PRK?

If you are tired of glasses and contact lenses and just want 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 20/20 Institute is about Read more »


Does 20/20 Vision equal “Perfect” vision?

Simply stated: no.  The majority of patients achieve better than 20/20 vision when they come to us for LASIK. When any patient visits 20/20 Institute for LASIK and is a good candidate, our LASIK Specialists customize a treatment plan designed to maximize each eye’s probability of safely achieving 20/20 or better vision. This approach of Read more »


Can Diabetics Have LASIK?

In the US, more than eight percent of the population over age 20 is affected by diabetes, making it a relatively common disease. Naturally, if you have been diagnosed with Type I or Type II Diabetes you may be concerned about whether you can safely enjoy the benefits of LASIK. We understand your concerns and Read more »


Understanding LASIK and Monovision

One question we’re frequently asked is “Does LASIK correct for a person’s need for reading glasses?” Have you ever heard of having one eye set to see distance and the other set to see near?  That’s called monovision or blended vision. What Does Monovision Do? Monovision reduces a person’s dependency on reading glasses for near-vision Read more »


How to Protect Your Eyes After LASIK

It’s Saturday morning, the sun is up, and you roll over and decide it’s time for you to be up too.  You open your eyes… Wait a minute!  You can see all the way across your bedroom, and there’s texture on the ceiling of your bedroom!  “Did I fall asleep with my contacts in again?” Read more »