Restoration Eye Care is excited to announce a FREE LASIK consultation day exclusively for all Mid-Missouri First Responders and their families, with one lucky winner to receive a FREE LASIK procedure! All attendees will receive our great LASIK savings with added bonuses, and a free consultation on Friday, May 4th from 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

All nominees are expected to attend our event on the 4th, prior to picking our winner. Our winner will be chosen on Friday, June 1st, 2018.

Nominations and consults will be taken until Thursday, May 24th. Everyone nominated must come in for a screening to be eligible.

Nominate a First Responder by visiting us at or on our Facebook page!

This summer Restoration Eye Care has a special LASIK package, just for First Responders and family members. In addition to the 15% savings all First Responders will receive, we will also include a $100.00 gift card for your first pair of nonprescription sunglasses after LASIK.

We offer many different options to make LASIK affordable, including $0 down, 0% deferred interest payment plan options.

Dr. McGarity offers the safest, most effective form of LASIK РCustom iLASIK. This is a blade-free LASIK procedure truly customized for your eyes. Our experience and technology make Restoration Eye Care Mid-Missouri’s premier choice for LASIK.

Interested in learning more about Restoration Eye Care or the event? Contact our LASIK Coordinator Layla at or call (573) 441-7070 for more information.

We are located at 1410 Forum Katy Parkway, Columbia, MO 65203


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Previous Nominations

Randy Amor, fire fighter

He is the kind of guy who would do anything for anyone at the drop of a dime. He would literally give the shirt off his back to a stranger in need. One of the most upstanding men I know. He does a lot for this community and often gets little recognition for all of his hard work and dedication.

Chris Babich, Firefighter/Paramedic

Chris works 24-hour shifts and it is hard on his eyes to sleep in contacts. It would be great for him to not have to worry about contacts and glasses during his shifts.

Thomas Schonhardt, Firefighter - Columbia Fire Department

Dear Restoration Eye Care, I am nominating my husband, Thomas Schonhardt, for the free LASIK procedure for first responders. He is a Firefighter for the City of Columbia, and is an incredibly worthy candidate of the procedure due his extreme need for vision correction and his dedication to serving our community. Thomas has lived with severe vision impairment since the age of four, and has needed contacts/glasses for as long as he can remember... (more…)