LASIK & Refractive Surgery Co-Management in La Junta

LASIK & Refractive Surgery Co-Management in La Junta

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Discover a Whole New World With LASIK and Other Refractive Surgeries

Wish you could see the world more clearly without having to rely on your glasses or contact lenses?

Refractive eye surgery may be the perfect solution for you!

With LASIK, you’ll enjoy clear vision, all day, everyday — without any need for corrective eyewear.

Have any of the following?

  • Myopia/nearsightedness–difficulty seeing faraway objects
  • Hyperopia/farsightedness–difficulty seeing near objects 
  • Astigmatism–blurred perception of near and far objects

Gone are the days of foggy, rain-speckled lenses. LASIK will give you the clear vision you desire and the confidence you deserve.

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Ready to See the World With Crystal Clear Vision?

What is LASIK and Refractive Surgery Co-Management?

LASIK and other refractive surgeries are delicate, and it can all feel overwhelming. That's why we work together with the eye surgeon to provide you with the best outcome in the most efficient manner.

We'll provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision and determine whether you're a candidate for refractive eye surgery. If so, we'll refer you to the ophthalmologist for surgery. Following surgery, we'll provide post-operative care to make sure you maintain healthy, clear vision.

Getting co-managed for LASIK and other refractive surgeries is an advantage, as you benefit from the expertise of two medical experts who work together to provide you with the best eye surgery results possible.

Contact ABBA Eye Care - La Junta in La Junta to schedule a consultation and find out if LASIK (or other refractive surgeries) is right for you.


How LASIK and Other Refractive Surgeries Improve Vision

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Have trouble seeing near or far away? The source of the problem may be the curvature of your cornea. An irregular corneal shape affects the way light hits the retina–which sends visual signals to the brain.

LASIK and other refractive surgeries change the shape of your cornea to offer you clear vision, without the need for contacts and glasses. After the surgery, you'll be able to swim, shower and play sports without a second thought about your eyesight.


LASIK & Refractive Surgery Benefits

  • Highly effective

    There is a reason LASIK is so popular–96% of patients report satisfaction after this procedure.

  • Works quickly

    You may see results from LASIK or other refractive surgery quickly–sometimes as soon as a day or two after the treatment.

  • Minimal discomfort

    You are unlikely to feel any pain during the procedure thanks to the numbing drops. Also, you won’t need stitches or bandages after surgery.

  • Quick recovery time

    Compared to other eye surgeries, LASIK has a relatively quick recovery time. Although the speed varies from patient to patient, you may feel like yourself again in as little as 6 to 12 hours.


How to Prepare for LASIK and Other Refractive Surgery

  • Stop wearing contact lenses–your eye doctor will tell you how soon before surgery to wear glasses instead of contacts.
  • Understand the procedure–talk to your eye doctor about what to expect.
  • Arrange a ride–you won’t be able to drive home from the clinic, so coordinate with a friend or relative.
  • Arrive with a fresh, clean face–don’t apply eye makeup and avoid wearing heavy lotions or perfumes before the procedure.

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What to Expect from the Treatment

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  • The eye surgeon will apply numbing drops to your eye.
  • They will keep your eyes open with a device .
  • The eye surgeon will make a small flap in the surface of your cornea with a laser or microkeratome–a precision surgical instrument.
  • You will look directly at a light while the eye surgeon reshapes your cornea.
  • The surgeon will place the flap back in place so it can heal.

LASIK and Refractive Surgery After-Care

  • Apply eye drops as directed by your eye doctor.
  • Rest your eyes as much as possible in the ensuing days.
  • Avoid rubbing your eyes.
  • You may return to your regular activities including driving, after a few days.
  • Go to all post-operative eye examinations.
  • You may experience blurry vision after surgery. This should go away, but if it persists after several months, discuss it with your ABBA Eye Care - La Junta eye doctor.

LASIK & Refractive Surgery Co-Management in La Junta

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Hours
  • Monday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thursday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
  • May. 27 Closed
Insurance Plans
  • VSP
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Spectera
  • Medicaid
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • EyeMed
  • Blue Cross
  • Metlife Vision
Patient Reviews
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- Feb. 23, 2024
The Abba eye care team are professional and caring to my needs. They took their time with me and mak... ing sure I got my glasses
- Feb. 12, 2024
This office was wonderful and the staff was great! The digital eye exam was very accurate and we had... our prescription almost immediately. Thank you
- Jan. 05, 2024
Great ppl. Great selection of frames
- Dec. 22, 2023
Wonderful staff
- Nov. 19, 2023
The staff is amazing, they were very helpful, and friendly
- Oct. 04, 2023
I highly recommend them. I’m very impressed with the staff at the La Junta office. They are friend... ly, knowledgeable and extremely customer service oriented.
- Oct. 03, 2022
On time appointment. Glasses arrived early. Great prices.
- Sep. 24, 2022
Very friendly and knowledgable staff. Also, they work with the VA.
- Sep. 08, 2022
Very kind, caring, professional staff. I won't use anyone else in the Lower Arkansas Valley area, fo... r my eye care.
- Apr. 04, 2022
Best deals in town dr is kind and courteous. Staff also help me pick out frames that fit my face. T... he whole staff as the most HAPPY and helpful best customer service around.
- Oct. 07, 2021
They had the best selection of frames of anywhere else I had visited. They even had 2 Styles of riml... ess frames, and no one else even carried them. Staff was very helpful, when I had to make a final decision on frames. I will come here again! Thanks Abba Eyecare of LaJunta, CO!
- Jan. 14, 2021
Staff was very courteous and the Dr. answered all my questions. Overall a great experience.
- Oct. 07, 2020
Excellant professional service.
- Sep. 29, 2020
Ausom staff , got me in right away and removed metal from my eye. I cant say thank you enough!
- Aug. 31, 2020
The staff truly care about the patients. I love La Junta staff.
- Jun. 29, 2020
The staff at Abba Eye Care are very understanding and patient and explain things very well. Awesome ... customer service!
- Feb. 10, 2020
Super helpful and kind!
- Jan. 22, 2020
Always friendly and very nice with a small child.
- Oct. 28, 2019
I like Dr. Keshmiri, she is personable and professional. I loved Dr. Pierre, but he isn't coming to... La Junta anymore. I absolutely love the staff in La Junta. They provide top notch service. They go the extra mile to provide exceptional care. I visited an Abba in Colorado Springs and was irritated by the lack of service I received, so I went back to LJ (even though they didn't have the frames I was looking for). They are knowledgeable about insurance, up front about pricing, timely and efficient.
- Sep. 20, 2019
it was a great experience

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Lasik Refractive Surgery FAQs

Will I still need to wear glasses after LASIK?

The satisfaction rate is very high for post-LASIK and refractive surgery patients. That said, whether you’ll still need corrective eyewear after surgery depends on your eye condition, how well your cornea responded to surgery, and the healing process.

What are some eye problems that LASIK and refractive surgery can't correct?

LASIK and refractive surgery are specifically designed to correct refractive errors caused by an irregular shaped cornea. It can’t solve the following: 

  • Amblyopia–lazy eye
  • Cataracts–cloudy patch on the surface of the lens
  • Glaucoma–damage to the optic nerve caused by pressure inside the eye
  • Keratoconus–weak or thin cornea that bulges forward
Can LASIK or other refractive surgeries have negative effects?

No procedure is completely free of possible risks and complications and the same is true of LASIK and refractive surgery. Some of these include: 

  • Dry eye symptoms
  • Double or blurry vision
  • Flap problems including infection
  • Vision undercorrection or overcorrection 

If you experience any of these. Contact ABBA Eye Care - La Junta right away.

Will I have to have LASIK and refractive surgery again?

Usually, LASIK or refractive surgery is successful the first time around. However, if the problem persists after the treatment, the eye surgeon may repeat the surgery.

Contact ABBA Eye Care - La Junta in La Junta today to learn more about LASIK and other refractive surgeries and to find out if you're a candidate.


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