1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Woman putting on contact lenses.

    7 Questions To Ask Before Getting Contact Lenses

    Are you thinking about getting contact lenses? There are many reasons people decide to wear contacts, including convenience, improvements in vision, and a desired change in appearance. Glasses are great, and you can certainly wear both, just not at the same time, of course! The vast majority of peop…Read More

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    Top Reasons To Visit Your Optometrist In Monument, CO

    Your vision matters. When you can’t see clearly, you miss out on a lot in life, plus you can potentially put yourself and others at risk. For example, if your vision is blurry and you get in your vehicle to drive, you may not be able to see well enough to make quick decisions drivers are often req…Read More