Posted on: 05/26/16

LASIK Myths, Lasik Surgery

Common Myths About LASIK, We Set The Record Straight In Denver

Myth: LASIK isn’t safe

Fact: LASIK is one of the safest and most popular procedures for vision correction. Since the early 90’s, LASIK surgery has evolved in technology making the procedure more precise and reducing complications.

Myth: You can lose vision permanently

Fact: No one has ever gone blind or had permanent vision loss due to the LASIK procedure.

Myth: LASIK comes with many complications

Fact: Serious complications are very rare, over 95% of LASIK patients are satisfied with their outcome. LASIK is a medical procedure, as with any procedure their are risks. The introduction of All-Laser LASIK has reduced risk.

Myth: If you have complications, you can’t do anything about it

Fact: Patients who’s vision is not satisfactory, have many treatment options to improve vision.

Myth: LASIK isn’t an option for farsightedness, nearsightedness or astigmatism.

Fact: The LASIK procedure can correct the vision problems, if you have a serious vision problem there are other refractive procedure to help improve your vision.

The fact is Dr. Paul Cutarelli completed his ophthalmology residency at the world-renowned Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He has performed over 90,000 eye surgery procedures and is one of Denver’s most experience surgeons. Learn why Dr. Cutarelli is the correct choice for LASIK in Denver.