1. Why Choose Spectrum Eye Care

    Eye care is an important facet of healthcare that often gets overlooked, as ironic as that may seem. People assume that their vision is fine, when the reality is that over 61% of Americans need glasses. Spectrum Eye Care is dedicated to serving the Colorado Springs area with expert eye care. In Colo…Read More

  2. 4 Common Health Problems Eye Exams Can Detect

    Health problems with eyes are difficult to determine without a proper exam. Eye exams can accurately analyze your eyes’ health by running a series of tests that go beyond the quality of your vision. These eye exams are crucial for keeping sustainable eye health, since they can detect problems that…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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  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

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    The Effects of Smoking On Your Vision

    Smoking has long been demonized for its association with lung disease and cancer, but few people recognize that it is also linked to vision loss. Yes, it’s true: smoking can cause impaired sight and blindness. Although the idea of losing one of the five major senses is unsettling, there are certai…Read More

  10. Image of glasses set on a table.

    Geriatric Eye Care For Your Loved One

    Geriatric eye care, also referred to as geriatric optometry, is a difficult area of health care for a number of reasons. Not only do eye diseases tend to become more apparent as age increases, but a patient’s ability to deal with and recover from these conditions becomes less effective. Thus, it i…Read More

  11. A young girl sits on her father's shoulders and looks out into the distance, making "binoculars" with her fingers.

    5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing Your Kids’ Optometrist

    As a parent, you want to make sure your child is healthy. But when vision problems arise, you may need to seek out the help of a pediatric optometrist. If that’s the case, it can be overwhelming to know where to begin. What kind of questions should you ask in order to make sure you’re picking th…Read More

  12. Person jump skiing against a blue sky and a snowy backdrop.

    Tips For Eye Safety On The Slopes

    If you live in Colorado, chances are you spend some time skiing in our mountains. If you do plan to hit the slopes this season, make sure to stay safe. Here are some tips for maintaining eye safety while you’re having winter fun here in the Centennial State. Wear Eye Protection Ski goggles aren’…Read More