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Comprehensive Eye Care and Laser Surgery Protecting and Maintaining Vision Throughout Boulder, Colorado

Boulder's Trusted Eye Clinic


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Extraordinary, knowledgeable Doctor and the friendliest staff I've ever seen.

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Eddie Barr

July 2021

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Very professional and polite. The office has a comfortable and peaceful vibe to it. Everyone there was awesome!!

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Is Your Vision Deteriorating? Schedule a Consultation Today

If you notice changes in your vision, it's time to request a consultation with the eye doctors at Pearl Street Eye in Boulder, CO. During a consultation, we will conduct a thorough eye exam to detect any concerns and determine what treatment is best for you.

We present our patients with multiple options for improving their vision, including corrective lenses available at our optical shop and surgical solutions like LASIK, PRK, or cataract surgery.

To begin, contact us or call:

(303) 442-6260

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LASIK Eye Surgery

Life-Changing Vision Correction

LASIK has become one of the most well-known eye surgeries in recent years and for good reason. The significant vision improvement that LASIK can achieve allows many patients to do away with glasses and contact lenses altogether. Imagine being able to drive, work on the computer, and play with your children without the need for corrective lenses.

At Pearl Street Eye, our LASIK surgeons use the most advanced laser technology and the most modern techniques to correct our patients' sight. If you are considering LASIK surgery, contact us today.


How Does LASIK Work?

Most common vision problems like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism are caused by misshaped corneas. The cornea refracts light through the eye and onto the retina. When it is irregularly shaped, light does not refract properly, and your vision suffers.

During LASIK surgery, an eye surgeon uses a laser to reshape the corneal tissue. When the eye's tissue is corrected, the patient's vision becomes clearer.


How Is LASIK Performed? A Procedure Timeline

LASIK surgery takes about 15 minutes per eye.
LASIK surgery takes about 15 minutes per eye.

Corneal Flap

After applying numbing drops and an ophthalmology speculum to keep your eye open, the LASIK surgeon will use a highly-precise surgical tool to create an extremely thin flap on the corneal surface. Then, they will fold back the flap, exposing the tissue beneath.  

Laser Correction

Next, they will safely and precisely use a medical laser to remove corneal tissue. For nearsighted patients, the laser makes the cornea flatter. For farsighted patients, the laser makes it steeper. For patients with astigmatism, the laser can correct the cornea's irregularities. 

Nearly Immediate Results

Finally, the doctor completes the surgery, folding back the corneal flap. The corneal surface naturally heals over a matter of days. You may notice improved vision just one day after LASIK treatment.

"I am glad to have found Dr. Coco and his staff. You will be too."


Alexis Taylor

February 2022

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Totally loved the front office staff and the young lady that started the exam. She made it fun and was very efficient without making me feel like she was just rushing through to the next client. Dr. Coco was friendly and didn't waste any time. He reviewed the results the assistant had put into the computer, checked my eyes himself, and then gave me his verdict of what was going on and how we would go forward. Not in a telling me what but in a we're in this together kind of way. I am glad to have found Dr. Coco and his staff. You will be too.

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Sarah Owens

Boulder, CO


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Excellent clinic for children. We have twins with autism which can make medical appointments challenging. Our boys were nervous but the nurses and doctor were supportive and flexible. They all really went above and beyond to help our boys. Our doctor discussed the plan of care for our boys and answered all of our questions. They are affiliated with Children’s. Their clinic is close to home, easy front row parking, a children’s took care of all the paperwork. 10/10.

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Other Featured Procedures

While LASIK is one of our most sought-after procedures, we provide a wide variety of treatments at our practice in Boulder, CO. Some of our other popular procedures include:


PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) serves as an alternative to LASIK. Like LASIK, PRK is a corneal surgery that uses a laser to reshape the corneal tissue. However, instead of folding back a corneal flap, the front portion of the lens is removed entirely. This can better suit patients with thin corneas.

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Cataract Surgery

Cataracts are common in older adults. A cataract is a clouding of the eye's lens that causes the vision to become blurry. During cataract surgery, we will use a laser to expose the natural lens. Then, the lens is broken up and removed using ultrasound technology. Finally, the doctor will replace the lens with an advanced prosthetic.

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Visian ICL

Another alternative to LASIK for patients with nearsightedness or astigmatism is Visian ICL™ treatment. The Visian ICL is a prosthetic lens. During surgery, one of our eye surgeons can safely insert the ICL behind the iris. This is a unique corrective surgery because it doesn't involve the removal of any natural tissue.

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Glaucoma Treatment

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, causing vision loss over time. We can provide you with a range of treatment options to control your glaucoma, including eye drops, medications, and laser surgery. Timely treatment can prevent vision loss and blindness.

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Eye Floaters Treatment

If you have black or gray specks in your vision that move when you look at them, they may be due to age-related changes inside your eye. Though eye floaters can be easy to ignore, flashes of light or a sudden increase in floaters can indicate something serious that requires immediate attention. Our eye doctors can perform tests and provide you with treatment.

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Dry Eye Treatment

Dry, itchy eyes are uncomfortable and can make it difficult to see, especially when driving at night or looking at a computer screen. We can perform diagnostic tests to pinpoint the cause of your dry eyes and create a treatment plan that is uniquely suited to your condition.

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Comprehensive Eye Exams

An eye exam performed at our Boulder, CO, office can detect early warning signs of serious eye-related problems before they impact your vision. During your eye exam, we will perform a variety of tests to assess your vision and eye health. If necessary, we can even fit you for contact lenses and glasses.

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Protect Your Eyesight

Why Regular Eye Exams Are Important

Even if you are satisfied with your vision, it is still a good idea to undergo regular eye exams with highly trained optometrists. During a basic eye exam, our doctors may notice signs of medical conditions that you might not have noticed. For example, glaucoma is a condition that can lead to blindness, but it usually does not affect your vision until it is too late to properly address.

When you join us at our office for the first time, we encourage you to come prepared with a summary of your medical history and any corrective lenses you are currently using.

Receive Comprehensive Eye Care for the Entire Family

Everything you need under one roof in Boulder, CO

Because Pearl Street Eye is home to the professions of ophthalmology and optometry, we are capable of covering the entire spectrum of vision care. No matter your concern, Drs. Justin Coco and Stanley Cushing can determine what you need to improve and protect your vision. From preventative eye exams to medical procedures, our mission is to provide you with everything you'll need to maintain your eyesight without having to refer you elsewhere.

If you're in the Boulder, CO, area and you need eye care, contact us or call:

(303) 442-6260


"Always a pleasant experience."


Kate Brown


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The staff at this office are exceptional. Everyone is nice, friendly and helpful and it's always a pleasant experience.

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Mitchell M.


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Dr Coco and his staff were very personable and professional. All my questions were answered simply and clearly. I will definitely return for follow up consultations.

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The team at Pearl Street Eye in Boulder, CO, combines cutting-edge technology with a genuine commitment to patients' health. Drs. Stanley Cushing and  Justin Coco, have in-depth experience and are members of the:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology™
  • American Osteopathic Association®
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery®
  • American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Optometric Association

Are you due for an eye exam or worried about your vision? Request a consultation or call our practice today at (303) 442-6260.

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