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Vision Care

  • October is Computer Learning Month

    iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, iPad, Kindle, Nook, PS4, Nintendo, Xbox … these are the computers of the 21st Century. Computer Learning Month is a time for focusing attention on the important role computers, software and other technologies play in our lives, particularly in our children’s learning and their future. However, many computer users have Computer Vision […]

    Continue Reading September 27, 2019

  • September is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

    Shin guards for soccer, shoulder pads for football, and batting helmets for baseball and softball. Almost every sport has its own unique safety equipment, but most participants in sports forget to protect one of the most important parts of the body: the eyes. “Sports are the leading cause of eye injuries in children under 16,” […]

    Continue Reading August 23, 2019

  • August is Amblyopia Awareness Month

    Amblyopia (lazy eye) is the loss or lack of development of vision in an eye that is unrelated to any eye health problem. The brain does not acknowledge the images seen by the ambloyopic eye. Reduced vision due to amblyopia is not always correctable with lenses alone.  Amblyopia is the result of poor early visual […]

    Continue Reading July 30, 2019

  • July is UV Safety Month

    Lucky for you, it may be high time for a new pair of shades! We’re surrounded by things with expiration dates, from the food in our fridge to the moisturizer we put on our face at night. Over time, the lightbulbs in our lamps go out and the paint on our houses fade. But what […]

    Continue Reading July 9, 2019

  • June is Cataract Awareness Month

    June is Cataract Awareness Month With summer FINALLY here in Longmont, temperatures are now consistently in the 80s and summer break is here for our children, so we are all spending more time outdoors. June is Cataract Awareness Month, and here is some information on cataracts and how you can protect your eyes. A Cataract […]

    Continue Reading May 28, 2019

  • April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

    Did you know that more women suffer from visual impairments than men? One reason why women are affected by eye health issues more than men is because they tend to live longer. Women are also affected by hormonal factors, according to the National Eye Institute (NEI). According to the NEI, 3.6 million Americans age 40 […]

    Continue Reading March 27, 2019

  • March is Save Your Vision Month

    According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), the average American spends seven or more hours per day looking at their screens- smart phones, tablets, LED monitors, and flat-screen TVs. This overexposure to blue light – high-energy visible light emitted from digital devices – can lead to digital eye strain, sleep problems, blurred vision, headaches and […]

    Continue Reading February 22, 2019

  • January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

    Glaucoma Facts and Stats 1. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness. 2. There is no cure (yet) for glaucoma, and vision lost cannot be regained. 3. Everyone is at risk for glaucoma, from babies to senior citizens. 4. There may be no symptoms to warn you and there are virtually no symptoms. Some Statistics About […]

    Continue Reading January 2, 2019

  • October is Contact Lens Safety Awareness Month

    New CDC Report Shows One Quarter of Contact Lens-related Eye Infections Due to Improper Use, Modifiable Factors According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 41 million Americans wear contact lenses.  However, data from a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report shows that of contact lens-related corneal infections reported to the U.S. Food […]

    Continue Reading October 1, 2018

  • September is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

    Shin guards for soccer, shoulder pads for football, and batting helmets for baseball and softball. Almost every sport has its own unique safety equipment, but most participants in sports forget to protect one of the most important parts of the body: the eyes. “Sports are the leading cause of eye injuries in children under 16,” […]

    Continue Reading August 29, 2018