How do ICLs compare to LASIK?

One of the more recent advancements in Refractive Surgery is a procedure where a special lens is inserted into the eye to correct a person’s vision. This procedure uses what is called an Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL), and it is growing in its awareness amongst patients who are seeking options to get them out of Read more »

Costume Contact Lenses: What You Need To Know

It’s almost Halloween. Have you decided what you’re going to be this year? Well, whatever you decide your costume will be, we hope you have an enjoyable and safe Halloween! Naturally, at 20/20 Institute, we are passionate about helping people be happy and healthy with their vision, and this is the time of year that Read more »

You can’t see clearly. What are your options?

Your eyes are healthy and all, it’s just that you don’t see well. Maybe you can thank one or both of your parents, as most eyeglass prescriptions are passed from parents to their children. It is not ideal, but it is the reality. Of course, if given the choice, you would have chosen differently, however, Read more »

5 Things To Consider Before Your LASIK Surgery

LASIK (Laser in Situ Keratomileusis) is the most popular form of Laser Vision Correction (LVC) in the world today. If you or a loved one are considering LASIK, there are five primary questions you should be asking. How happy or unhappy are you with your current form(s) of vision correction? Eyeglasses and contact lenses are Read more »

Dry Eye and LASIK

If you are considering LASIK and have questions about dry eye, you may be asking yourself about whether LASIK is right for you.  

Summer Tips for Healthy Eyes

Ah, summertime. A season many regard as the best one, complete with vacations and summer sports. And what do all those activities have in common? Why the sun, of course! Most of us can’t get enough of that summer sun. It makes our skin darker, our hair lighter, and the days longer. What more could Read more »

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 Read more »

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. Read more »

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 Read more »

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. Read more »