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Vision Care

  • 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

  • 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