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Laser Vision Correction

Taking care of your eyes involves more than just vision checks. Ophthalmology not only includes vision, but many other conditions that affect eye health. At Colorado Ophthalmology and CosMEDics, we offer comprehensive ophthalmology services to for residents of Lone Tree, Littleton, Aurora, and surrounding areas of Denver Colorado.

Laser Vision Correction: What Procedure is Right for You?

Glasses…contact lenses…daily cleaning solutions…

Laser Vision CorrectionThese are the daily hassles that many people have to endure in order to see clearly. These visual aids help people who are nearsighted, farsighted or have astigmatism. However, if you are very active, wearing lenses can hinder your performance and prohibit you from participating in certain activities. The ongoing maintenance of glasses, frames and contacts can also be an expensive nuisance.

Dr. Alan Margolis has helped thousands of people gain the freedom to live life without corrective lenses through two types of vision correction procedures:

  • LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis): corrects refractive errors of nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism often helping people achieve 20/20 vision
  • PRK (photorefractive keratectomy): corrects refractive errors of nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism with similar results of LASIK for people with thin corneas

When it comes to vision correction, a procedure that is effective for one person may not be right for you – even if you seemingly have the same eyeglass prescription. The right procedure for you will depend on several factors:

  • Corneal thickness
  • Presence of eye disease or eye conditions
  • Strength of your glasses prescription (refractive error)
  • Tear film assessment
  • Age
  • Medical condition
  • Vision goals

The only way to find out if clear vision without glasses is a possibility for you is by scheduling a free LASIK Consultation with us. You can learn if having LASIK or PRK in Lone Tree is right for you. There is no obligation and you will leave our office knowing more about your own eye health. The decision on how to proceed will be entirely up to you.

At Colorado Ophthalmology and CosMEDics, we offer comprehensive ophthalmology services for residents of Lone Tree, Littleton, Aurora, and surrounding areas of Colorado. To learn more about our practice and how we can help you and your family, contact us today to schedule a consultation.

 

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