1. How to Naturally Avoid Eye Allergies

    Spring and summer are amazing times of the year; while flowers blooming, grasses growing, and trees sprouting are a beautiful sight, they can wreak havoc on our eyes. If you’re allergic to pollen or mold spores, springtime and summer can be a nightmare, making it hard to even go outdoors. There ar…Read More

  2. Everything You Need to Know About Eye Drops

    Everything You Should Know About Eye Drops Our eyes can be very sensitive organs; even just a small speck of dust can cause irritation. From specks of dust that we can just blink away to allergies that cause red, itchy eyes, to eye infections that need to be treated with prescription medication, our…Read More

  3. April is Sports Eye Safety Month

    Do you or your kids participate in sports? Do you wear prescription glasses, sports goggles, or contacts? Then you should know that April is Sports Eye Safety month! According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, there are nearly 30,000 sports-related eye injuries that are treated in U.S. emerg…Read More

  4. Getting Bifocals? Here’s What to Know

    It’s an unfortunate fact that our eyes change as we get older; the quality of our vision lessens, and it can become more difficult to see things both close up and farther away. While prescription glasses or contacts can do wonders for helping our vision, having issues with nearsightedness and fars…Read More

  5. Try Prescription Glasses or Goggles If You’re Into Sports

    Everyone can get into at least one sport, right? Whether it’s soccer, baseball, football, skiing, swimming, or even chess (sure, chess is a sport), there’s something thrilling about sports that brings out a friendly competition and athleticism. But if you need corrective eyewear, playing sports …Read More

  6. Make an Eye Exam a Part of Your 2021 New Year’s Resolutions!

    2021 is hours away! At Spectrum Eye Care, located in Colorado Springs, we’re sure that you’re just as relieved for 2020 to be over as we are. Even though 2020 was a successful year for many of us, there were various issues that we’re looking forward to putting behind us. So as we’re all look…Read More

  7. Why Are My Eyes Red?

    Whether from staying up all night hanging out with friends or an upset baby, staring at a computer screen all day, or from allergies, we’ve all had to deal with red eyes at some point. The tired, burning feeling makes our whole bodies feel exhausted, and going out in public with red eyes is almost…Read More

  8. 4 Benefits Of Wearing Prescription Sunglasses

    Colorado is an especially sunny state any time of year, but as we’re heading into winter, this also means there is more glare from the snow. Whether you’re in the mountains at a ski resort or at home in Colorado Springs, it’s important to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays from the sun. An…Read More

  9. Can Makeup Affect Your Eye Health?

    It’s a great feeling when you’ve applied your mascara perfectly, the eyeliner is just right, and that new shade of eye shadow works so well with your eye color. There’s a certain kind of confidence that can come when you know you look your best. However, even though you look amazing, your eyes…Read More

  10. How to Avoid Eye Strain

    We all know the feeling – a stinging sensation, sore, tired, watery eyes, and all we want to do is rub or keep our eyes closed. Eye strain is annoying and frustrating, especially if you work at a computer all day and frequently experience these symptoms. But the good news is that there are ways to…Read More

  11. What is Presbyopia?

    As you may have experienced already, our bodies change as we get older. Our metabolism slows down, we might feel less flexible, our hearing gradually declines, and our eyes age as well making it harder to see clearly. While everyone is different, it’s not uncommon for people to experience worsenin…Read More

  12. Signs It’s an Astigmatism

    If you take a look around you, there’s a good chance that there are a number of people wearing glasses. And even though you can’t tell, many others are wearing contact lenses. And one of the reasons may be that they have astigmatism. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about what astigmatis…Read More