1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Eye Care and COVID-19: What You Should Know

    Our eyes are a unique organ in our body. Even though we may not think about the health of our eyes on a daily basis, we use them constantly. You may start to pay attention to your eyes if you have allergies, if an eyelash gets caught, or if the sun is particularly bright while you’re driving. But …Read More

  11. Managing Dry Eyes Heading Into Winter

    Fall is truly an incredible time of year for Colorado, with beautiful oranges, yellows, and reds throughout the area, fresh cool weather, and the fun crunch of leaves under our feet. But unfortunately, fall colors soon turn to cold winter weather, which means dry air that can cause a variety of prob…Read More

  12. Signs Your Child May Need Glasses

    It takes many things to be successful in school, such as hard work, focus, and the willingness to spend time studying. However, a child may be the most dedicated and hard-working student in the school but can still find it hard to get ahead. But one solution that many parents may not think about has…Read More