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Vision Care

  • 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 5, 2021

  • Holiday Edition: Eating Your Way to Good Eye Health

    This holiday season you can eat your way to better eye health by simply incorporating key foods to support your eyes. Good eye health starts with how you feed your body. Colorado doctors of optometry agree that you should aim for eye health nutrition such as Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Lutein, Zeaxanthin, Zinc, Copper and Vitamins […]

    Continue Reading December 6, 2020

  • 7 Ways to Reduce Aging of Your Eyes

    Spoiler alert… We’re giving you the best way to reduce aging of the eyes up front. Ready? 1)Taking Sun Exposure Seriously: Sun exposure can increase your risk of cataracts and if you have blue eyes and fair skin your risk of cataracts is even higher. Once sun damage of the eye occurs, the long term […]

    Continue Reading November 5, 2020

  • October is Computer Learning Month

    Computers occupy every facet of our lives, from our ubiquitous smartphones to our desktops, laptops, and tablets. It is well documented that our eye function and focus differently while looking at digital text and pixels vs printed material. While ergonomics play a role, eye fatigue and comfortable vision are most dependent on the eye wear […]

    Continue Reading October 6, 2020

  • Pandemic Stress Can Change Your Eyesight

    How have the last few months been for you? Regardless of the positives in your life you’re probably baseline stressed. It’s normal to feel anxious, stressed, overwhelmed or even scared right now. Colorado is experiencing both a pandemic and a civil rights movement alongside the compounding challenges of reopening schools, a high unemployment rate, and […]

    Continue Reading September 8, 2020

  • Blue Light Glasses?

    Blue light glasses- hype or placebo? There is a dearth of research that blue light glasses do anything to prevent eye disease or reduce computer eye strain from high energy blue wavelengths. In fact, groups such as the American Academy of Ophthalmology have gone on record refuting any computer glasses. “I agree with this assessment”, […]

    Continue Reading March 2, 2020

  • February is AMD Awareness Month

    February is AMD Awareness Month. Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is a retinal degenerative disease that causes progressive loss of central vision. The risk of developing macular degeneration increases with age and is the most common cause of vision loss in individuals over the age of fifty-five. There are approximately 200,000 new cases of wet […]

    Continue Reading January 24, 2020

  • 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 6, 2020

  • November is Diabetes Awareness Month

    Diabetes Myths from the Centers of Disease Control Diabetes is a complex disease. You may have heard conflicting theories on what causes it, how it is diagnosed, and how it is managed. If you are affected by diabetes, you will want the truth about the disease. Here are some COMMON MYTHS ABOUT DIABETES that you […]

    Continue Reading October 25, 2019

  • 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