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Vision Care

  • September is Sports Eye Safety Month

    More than 25,000 people seek treatment for sports-related eye injuries each year. The good news is that almost all of these injuries can be prevented. Whatever your game, whatever your age, you need to protect your eyes! Take the following steps to avoid sports eye injuries: Wear proper safety goggles (lensed polycarbonate protectors) for racquet […]

    Continue Reading August 30, 2022

  • June is Cataract Awareness Month

    Cataract is the world’s leading cause of blindness, accounting for approximately 42 percent of all cases of blindness in all nations. In the United States, more than 25 million Americans are estimated to have cataract, according to the report “Future of Vision: Forecasting the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems.” As the population in America […]

    Continue Reading May 31, 2022

  • May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month

    Prevent Blindness Declares May as Ultraviolet Awareness Month to Educate Public on Potential Health Dangers of UV Exposure to Eyes According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), many factors determine the amount of UV exposure including: Geography- UV rays are strongest in areas close to the equator. Altitude- Higher altitudes have greater UV exposure […]

    Continue Reading April 29, 2022

  • April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

    Prevent Blindness has declared April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month in an effort to educate the public on the increased risk for women and vision health issues, as well as steps that can be taken to prevent vision loss. Women have a higher prevalence of major vision problems, including: Age-related Macular Degeneration Autoimmune […]

    Continue Reading March 30, 2022

  • March is Save Your Vision Month

    Give your eyes a break! With screen time on the rise, so is the risk of digital eye strain. March is #SaveYourVisionMonth, and one of the best ways you can support your eye health is by taking a #screentime break while scrolling, streaming, and gaming. Practice giving your 👀 a break by joining in the #NationalDayOfUnplugging […]

    Continue Reading March 5, 2022

  • Vuity Eye Drops for Presbyopia

    What happens when you have trouble seeing up close? As we age, the lenses of our eyes become harder and less flexible, making it more difficult to see up close. These changes can lead to age-related Blurry Near Vision, also known as presbyopia. An innovative new prescription eye drop is here VUITY™ is the first […]

    Continue Reading February 8, 2022

  • January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

    Glaucoma is a chronic, progressive, and complicated eye disease.   Glaucoma is the third most common cause of blindness in the United States.  Risk factors for this disease include being 50 years of age or older (4- 10 times her prevalence), race (African Americans are 6- 8% more susceptible), other health problems (higher risk if one […]

    Continue Reading January 3, 2022

  • November is Diabetes Awareness Month

    The following is courtesy of the CO Optometric Association and 2020 Eyes Colorado Common Eye Diseases for Diabetic Patients Diabetic Retinopathy is when there is damage to the blood vessels in the back of the eye. This damage can cause blur or distortion in your vision, increase in floaters and permanent vision loss if severe. […]

    Continue Reading November 5, 2021

  • Halloween costume contact lenses

    What are costume contact lenses? Costume contact lenses – also known as cosmetic or decorative contact lenses – are contact lenses that change how your eyes look. These contact lenses can make your eyes look different in many ways, from changing the eye’s color or pupil shape to giving cartoon or film character effects. They can be […]

    Continue Reading September 30, 2021