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Eye Health

  • Why, As People Age, They Need Reading Glasses

    Starting at age 40, most people will start to lose their ability to focus on things close up.  This is caused by presbyopia, a natural occurrence in people with aging eyes in which the lens in the eye becomes less flexible over time. The more flexible the lens is, the easier it is to switch […]

    Continue Reading July 14, 2016

  • Top Ten Things You Need to Know About Cataracts

      According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), a cataract is a “clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision”. Over 22 million Americans age 40 and over have some form of it, but did you know it is also the leading cause of blindness in the world? Here are the top ten […]

    Continue Reading May 5, 2016

  • Basic (and Safe!) Makeup Tips for Women

    Just having access to YouTube opens women up to all kinds of advanced makeup tips and techniques. It can be fascinating to browse all the different options and then try looks that feel authentic and true to who you are.  Those dramatic eyes and eyeliner make a great impression but, if one is not careful, […]

    Continue Reading April 4, 2016

  • The Basics of Wearing Soft Contact Lenses

    Taking the step from frames to contacts can be both exciting and intimidating. Often, people know they want to make the switch but are concerned about the process and maintenance of converting to contact lenses. Knowledge is needed for new contact users to become familiar with the process and comfortable with the idea of adapting […]

    Continue Reading January 27, 2016

  • The Negative Effects of Electronics on Your Eyes

    During the average day we are subjected to multiple digital screens and devices. Between our computers, cell phones, tablets and television screens, the age of digital technology surrounds us. There are multiple statistics available that showcase our dependence upon digital technology.  Digital or technology addiction has become a real problem and therapy exists to assist […]

    Continue Reading January 6, 2016

  • Giving the Gift of Sight

    Five Ways To Make A Difference If you’re reading this sentence without squinting, you are one of about 96% of people in the world able to do so. But what about the 4% who aren’t? The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that roughly 285 million people around the world are visually impaired, 39 million of which […]

    Continue Reading November 4, 2015

  • The Basics of Eye Allergies For Colorado Residents

    Eye Allergies- The Basics Eye allergies are very uncomfortable and may even keep you away from the things you love, like nature walks during summer, campfires to end a late summer night or even from hanging out with a cute pup or kitten. Knowing the basics about eye allergies is the first step to relieving […]

    Continue Reading August 19, 2015

  • Why Should I Care About Polarized Sunglasses?

    What Is Polarization and Why Is It Important for Lenses? When you hear the word polarization, a few things might come to mind. Maybe you remember a fishing pro talking about his polarized sunglasses that help him see into the water or maybe you think of the sophisticated physics property that is defined as a […]

    Continue Reading July 18, 2015

  • Select Your Specs – Tips To Find The Best Sunglasses This Season

    Tips to Pick the Best Sunglasses for Sun Protection Sunglasses are not only the cutest summer accessories but also the most vital. The Sun can damage the eyes in many different ways, from temporary sunburn all the way to an increased risk of developing cataracts. So this summer, make sure you’re picking out a pair […]

    Continue Reading June 9, 2015

  • Understanding Computer Vision Syndrome

    Computer Vision Syndrome, What’s That? As technology has become more and more integrated into daily life, the tolls that it takes on your body are being discovered. Staring at a screen all day has been proven to cause posture problems, soreness of the neck and shoulders, and also problems with vision, such as Computer Vision […]

    Continue Reading April 24, 2015