Cataracts Awareness: What You Need to Know

Cataracts occur when the lens in one or both of your eyes becomes cloudy. Usually this happens with age, and the condition is very common in older people. More than half of all Americans will experience symptoms of cataracts by the time they reach 80. Why Does it...

Gone in 40 Seconds… PART 3

Since I last wrote about my laser eye surgery many things have happened. My eyes healed up nicely and I can ski and golf without prescription glasses or contacts. I still choose to wear glasses in the office because of the high visual demands of the computer screen...

Gone in 40 Seconds… PART 2

By Dr. Lawrence Jacobs As I sat in the recovery room I was surprised at how well I could see compared to my expectations. My wife picked me up to go home for my drug induced nap. My eyes felt a little scratchy, but no pain that day or the next day. On the third day...

Gone in 40 Seconds… PART 1

By Dr. Lawrence Jacobs In 1994, the FDA approved Lasik and PRK (PhotoRefractive Keratectomy) in the United States. Doctors in Canada were the first to perform these procedures in 1987. I was one of the first doctors in Colorado to assist my patients through their...