180 East Hampden Avenue, Suite 200
Englewood, CO 80113

Satellite locations available in:
Castle Pines, Broomfield, Vail, and Goodland, KS.

PRK

LASIK, PRK, ICL, or CLE?

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  • Proven methods for reducing or eliminating reliance on glasses or contacts
  • Treats nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism
  • Laser precisely re-sculpts the cornea shape to change prescription
  • Risks include over- or under-correction, dry eye, glare, and halos

LASIK

  • The most popular form of refractive surgery and laser vision correction
  • Most patients achieve good vision the next day
  • Involves creation of a corneal flap- a thin layer which preserves corneal surface

PRK

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  • Another option for laser vision correction (same laser used for LASIK)
  • No flap is created- Laser is performed on the corneal surface.
  • No chance of flap wrinkles, flap dislocation, or interface (underneath flap) problems
  • Surface cells (corneal epithelium) need to re-grow.
  • Early discomfort common.
  • Healing/vision recovery is generally slower than LASIK
  • Long-term results are equivalent to LASIK

ICL (Implantable Collamer Lens)

  • A lens implanted inside the eye to reduce or eliminate glasses or contacts
  • Ideal for age 18-45 with moderate-high nearsighted (myopic) prescription
  • Outstanding optics and predictability.
  • Quick recovery.
  • Newer technology allows for astigmatism correction to a certain degree.
  • A small opening in the iris (PI) is created with YAG laser prior to the implant
  • Risks include cataract, over- or under-correction, and elevated eye pressure
  • Corneal shape is preserved. ICL may be removed if needed.

Clear Lens Exchange (also called CLE, CLEAR, RLE, and PRELEX)

  • Natural lens is removed and replaced with intraocular lens (IOL)
  • A variety of IOL choices are available (distance only, astigmatism-reducing, multifocal, monovision)
  • Ideal for age 45+ without medically significant cataract
  • Procedure similar or identical to cataract surgery- a cataract will never develop once CLE issuccessfully performed
  • Less suitable < age 40 as IOLs not as “flexible” for range of focus as natural lens
  • Risks include over or under-correction, retinal or corneal swelling

Call 303 482 1300 for a free refractive surgery consultation

Schedule a FREE LASIK consultation

Location: Englewood, COCastle Pines, COBroomfield, COVail, COGoodland, KS

Preferred Time: 7:30 - ­10:301:00­ - 2:302:30 - ­3:30

Schedule a Cataract Consultation

Location: Englewood, COCastle Pines, COBroomfield, COVail, COGoodland, KS

Preferred Time: 7:30 - ­10:301:00­ - 2:302:30 - ­3:30

A cataract consultation will be billed through your medical insurance as a cataract is considered to be a medical condition. We are happy to address any questions or concerns that you may have prior to your consultation with us at 303-482-1300.

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Technology:

Mile High Eye Institute has the most advanced lasers in the world which provide the most precise and accurate treatment possible for the best visual results and independence from glasses and contact lenses.

Experience:

Our doctors have performed surgery on thousands of people in the Denver metro area, the United States, and people from around the world. Our doctors have performed surgery on other doctors as well as professional athletes.

5 Star Service:

At Mile High Eye Institute you will be treated like family while receiving thoughtful and thorough eye care without feeling like you are being rushed through a 'process'. Our doctors and staff are dedicated to making you feel as comfortable as possible while providing you with excellent vision.