1. Preparing Children for Their First Eye Exams

    Your child’s vision is precious, and you want to help him or her develop healthy eye care habits now that will continue well into adulthood. A positive first experience with an eye doctor can help cultivate a sense of being comfortable with going to a vision center for eye-care services. Here’s …Read More

  2. 7 Foods to Eat for Better Vision

    Your grocery store, farmers’ market, and backyard garden provide a cornucopia of healthful foods to improve your vision and keep your eyes healthy. The following foods deliver excellent doses of nutrients that promote good vision and provide your eyes with what they need to serve you well, now and…Read More

  3. Your Guide to Proper Contact Lens Care Part 2

    Caring for your contact lenses properly means caring for your eyes properly. Many people take their eyes for granted, especially when it comes to contact lenses. A contact lens is not like a favorite t-shirt that can be worn again and again without washing. Contacts sit directly on your eyes, and if…Read More

  4. Your Guide to Proper Contact Lens Care

    Contact lenses are wonderful things. With contact lenses, you don’t have to squint through droplets on your glasses when it rains, or worry about your glasses fogging up when it’s cold out. You can wear whatever sunglasses you like without having to pay for prescription lenses. In short, your co…Read More

  5. Blue Light and How it Affects Your Eyes

    If you’re like most other people, the last thing you look at before bed and the first thing you look at when you wake up is probably your mobile phone. According to IDC Research, 80 percent of smartphone users check their phone within the first 15 minutes of waking up in the morning. Statistically…Read More

  6. Your Guide to Keeping Dry Eye at Bay Throughout Winter Part 2

    If you’ve been struggling with dry eye, you’re not alone. It’s something that millions of Americans suffer from, and it’s especially common in the dry climate here in Colorado Springs, particularly during the winter. But, the good news is that there are lots of things you can do to combat dr…Read More

  7. Your Guide to Keeping Dry Eye at Bay Throughout Winter

    Don’t let dry eye get you down this winter. Do your eyes ever feel overly dry and scratchy? Are your eyes red and sensitive to the light? Do you feel like something is in your eye, even when there’s nothing in it? These are all symptoms of dry eye, and it’s something that’s all too common he…Read More

  8. 5 Eye Symptoms That Can Signal a Health Problem

    Your eyes are an excellent barometer of your visual and general health. In fact, many illnesses have a surprising effect on the eyes. Paying attention to changes in your eyes and vision can help you ensure that you receive the treatment you need. These five symptoms may indicate that you have a heal…Read More

  9. How Does Hydration Affect My Eyes?

    Keeping your body hydrated is essential for your good health, but hydration is equally important for your eyes. Without adequate moisture, your eyes become dry and uncomfortable. Understanding how hydration problems occur can help you prevent dry eye, which one of the most common types of eye proble…Read More

  10. How Your Heritage Affects Your Vision Health

    Your height, weight and eye color are influenced, to some degree, by the genes inherited from your ancestors. Unfortunately, you can also inherit an increased risk of developing certain eye conditions and diseases. Learning which diseases are more common, based on your ethnicity, will help you ident…Read More