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Longmont Vision Center for Eye Surgery Evaluation

At Longmont Vision Center, our trusted eye doctors can help you with many types of vision and eye health concerns. Our team always uses the most appropriate treatment options for any vision or eye health concern. In some situations, we may recommend eye surgery evaluation. By providing you with access to treatment like this, we aim to improve your vision and eye health to the highest level possible.

Eye Surgery in Longmont, CO

How Your Optometrist in Longmont Can Help You

For many patients, the first and primary treatment option for vision concerns is the use of eyeglasses or contact lenses. However, some people may benefit from more extensive treatment including eye surgery. When you meet with your optometrist in Longmont, we’ll conduct a thorough examination of your eyes to spot any type of eye or vision concern. We’ll then work closely with you to understand the best treatment for you. This may include eye surgery.

Eye Surgery Evaluation for Vision Correction

One of the most common reasons for eye surgery evaluation from our optometrists is for vision correction. Today, several procedures are available that may help to improve your vision so much so that you do not need to wear prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses any longer. These procedures work to reshape the eye to help improve vision. It may be helpful to those that suffer from:

  • Nearsightedness
  • Farsightedness
  • Astigmatism

These corrective vision surgeries use lasers to create exacting results through changes to the cornea, or outer film of the eye. This changes how light enters the eye and improves the eye’s ability to create sharper images.

We may recommend photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), one of the first procedures approved by the FDA. Over a few days, this procedure can improve your vision significantly. Another more commonly used treatment today is LASIK. This procedure removes the outer covering of the eye to adjust the cornea and reshapes the eye to improve vision. These procedures only take a few minutes and require only a few days of healing. We may recommend refractive lens exchange, a more invasive procedure, that replaces the natural lens with an artificial one if you suffer from extreme farsightedness.

Other Eye Surgeries to Improve Eye Health from Our Longmont Optometrist

Your Longmont optometrist can help with other eye surgery evaluations as well. In addition to recommending eye surgeries to correct vision, our optometrists may also make recommendations for procedures that can improve eye health. This may include cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery, or surgical procedures to address abnormalities in your eye muscles or optical nerve. Other procedures include blocked tear duct procedures, eyelid surgery, ptosis repair, and orbital surgeries. Some patients may need retina surgeries as well to improve vision and limit vision loss.

Contact Your Eye Doctor in Longmont for an Appointment today!

Discuss any eye problems or eye diseases you may have with our trusted team of doctors. Longmont Vision Centers offers treatment for patients in Longmont, Colorado as well as Niwot, Hygiene, Lyons, and Firestone, as well as the surrounding communities. Schedule an appointment with your eye doctor in Longmont today to discuss eye surgery needs. Contact us at 303-651-6700.

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