Elite Vision maintains eye health and focuses blurred vision with the help of advanced optical technology. It is one of the few practices in Colorado that determines glasses prescriptions with the Topcon CV-5000 refraction system, it uses digital fundus photography to evaluate eye health without dilation, and all of its medical documents are electronically stored and encrypted to protect each patient's privacy.
Onsite docs fit patients for new specs by designer brands such as Armani, Juicy Couture, Oakley, and Gucci. Lenses can be customized to be especially light or to have nonglare coating or progressive thicknesses. The selection of contacts includes some that can be worn and slept in for 30 days straight, and the sportswear collection includes glasses designed specifically for cycling, hunting, running, and train-spotting.
At Woodmen Optical, a staff certified by the American Board of Opticians welcomes customers for prescription glasses, sunglasses, and optical services. A wide variety of frames from brands such as Perry Ellis, Flexon, and Fendi gladly fit over lenses fresh from eye exams. Additionally, anti-reflective coatings, transition lenses, and progressive lenses are available.
The surgeons at Icon LASIK have sharpened the vision of more than 90,000 patients since 1999, including professional athletes John Elway, Tom Danielson, and Bode Miller. Using three types of LASIK lasers, the doctors are equipped to address a range of acuity impairments, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Before procedures, Orbscan mapping and measurement technology takes careful stock of the structure and power of each eye without revealing television watching habits.
If board-certified eye surgeon Dr. Paul Cutarelli kept a physical tally of all the LASIK and PRK procedures he has performed, he would probably be nearing the end of a comically lengthy scroll. That’s because he’s been at the helm of more than 60,000 of these procedures, which are designed to sharpen vision in minutes with the help of a precise laser and wavefront computer technology that determines exactly where to shape the cornea. This former resident of the world-renowned Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital pairs his most repeated procedure with a handful of other vision-correcting services. He can trade a scarred cornea for a new one and remove blurring cataracts. He can also insert a lens behind the iris to crystallize vision, an alternative for patients who can’t get LASIK or who refuse to hang magnifying glasses from each eyebrow.
If you're willing to let someone operate on your eyes with a laser, what's the one thing they better have? Steady hands are important, sure, but how about experience? All told, The LASIK Vision Institute's doctors have performed more than one million eye surgeries at 57 locations nationwide. Across its network, the company has independent veteran surgeons who are all LASIK experts.
Technology has played a major role in LVI?s success, as well. Each location relies on FDA-approved laser technology that results in minimal discomfort and short recovery times, in addition to helping many patients see 20/20 or better.
Optique of Denver's Dr. Marie Schaefer brings more than a decade of professional experience to each appointment. Those thinking of making the leap from glasses to contacts can take comfort in the fact that Dr. Schaefer can fit astigmatic, multifocal, spherical, and cone-shaped lenses. For those going the four-eyed route, optician Kristen Collins dolls out guidance on more than 700 frame styles from the likes of Kaenon, Lindberg, Oga, and Theo. She can also advise clients on more than 50 lens types.