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Vision Care

  • 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

  • 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 June 8, 2021

  • 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 CHICAGO, April 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Because extended exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause damage to the eyes, Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest eye health and safety organization, has declared May as Ultraviolet Awareness Month. The group […]

    Continue Reading May 4, 2021

  • Vision Changes at 41-55 Years of Age

    Did you know that your vision has been gradually changing since childhood? It’s true! These subtle changes occur for everyone, even for individuals who have never needed assistance from glasses or contacts. Over the course of your life, the lens in your eyes begins to stiffen and slowly begins to lose its ability to change […]

    Continue Reading April 5, 2021

  • 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. The disease is quite common in older white […]

    Continue Reading February 10, 2021

  • 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