1. Eye Care Northern Colorado

    As we age we need additional light in order for us to do everyday tasks because your eye's pupil does not open as widely as it used to allow light to enter. When less light reaches your retina images are no longer as sharp as they once were.  There are a couple of suggestions for helping to bring more light to your eyes.  You can install task lighting underneath kitchen cabinets or above st…Read More

  2. School Children’s Eyes, Optometrist Fort Collins

    Good vision is essential for children in school in or order for them to learn. Did you know that more than 80% of what your child is taught to them  in school is presented to them visually.  Make sure your child's eyesight is 20/20 and there is no nearsightedness or farsightedness.  It is also possible for them to have astigmatism even at a young age -so get their eyes check regularly or if you…Read More

  3. Computer Eye Problems, Eye Care Northern Colorado

    Working on the computer all day at work can cause some eye problems. Your optometrist can fit you with computer eyeglasses that will help you focus more accurately and with less effort. These glasses can also help you read printed material and there are lenses that have tints and coatings that will make your eyes feel a lot better.  It's a good idea to take  frequent breaks from looking at the c…Read More

  4. 8 Ways To Protect Your Eyes, Vision Center Fort Collins

    Protect your eyesight by practicing these 8 things: 1. Notice changes in your vision and see an optometrist if you do. 2. Exercise frequently--some studies show that you can reduce your risk for macular degeneration by up to 70% 3. Check for diabetes and high blood pressure.  These diseases can cause harm to the eyes. 4. Know what eye diseases run in your family if any. 5. Protect your eyes from…Read More

  5. Dealing With Dry Eyes, Optometrist Fort Collins

    Did you know that your tears wash the eyes washing out dust and debris and also keep your eyes moist? Your tears contain enzymes that neutralize microorganisms that gather in the eyes. Your tears are an important part of good eye health.  If your eyes are always dry the lacrimal gland near the eye may not have a chemical composition where your tear evaporate too quickly or your eyes just may not …Read More

  6. Our Aging Eyes,Vision Center Fort Collins

    As you age a healthy diet & no smoking are great natural defenses against vision loss. It's extremely important to have regular eye exams with a caring and knowledgeable optometrist .  Make sure to your optometrist about any history of eye problems you've had in the past or that run in your family along with any other health problems you may have.  He or she should also be told what medic…Read More

  7. Cataracts As We Age, Eye Care Northern Colorado

    Almost  half of all 65-year-old Americans have some degree of cataracts in their eyes. In fact cataracts are so common among seniors that it is also classified as a normal aging process.  And as you get closer to your 70's, the percentage is even higher. By 2020 there could be more than 30 million Americans with cataracts.  Luckily modern cataract surgery today is extremely safe and effective…Read More

  8. Reading The Fine Print! Optometrist Fort Collins

    After the age of 40 you might find yourself not being to read fine print or that your eyes have changed.  It seems more difficult to focus on objects up close.  This is normal!  It is because of the loss of the focusing ability of your eye due to hardening of the lens inside your eye.  This condition is called presbyopia.  Your optometrist can prescribe glasses, contacts or you may be a …Read More