You depend on your vision for just about everything, and that’s why you shouldn’t entrust your eye care to just anyone. Whether you’re looking for a pediatric eye doctor for your child or an optometrist who can provide you with the eye care you need, make sure that you find an eye doctor you can depend on. Luckily, here in Colorado Springs, you have Doctor Bennett from Spectrum Eye Care on your side, and he’s been providing eye care since 1989. Rest easy in knowing that your eyes are in good hands with Doctor Bennett. Schedule your appointment today, and keep reading for informative articles about eye care in Colorado Springs!

  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

  6. A close-up of a woman's mouth as she blows out the smoke of a cigarette held in her hand.

    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. 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

  8. 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

  9. Looking through eyeglasses to see the print on a magazine page clearly.

    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

  10. Woman in a field wearing sunglasses and holding flowers.

    Bad Habits That Can Age Your Eyes

    We don’t have to tell you: your eyes are important! Poets call them the “windows to your soul” for a good reason. They reflect you in so many ways, shining a light on your personality and reflecting the mood you’re in at any given moment. What’s more, your vision is important, and taking g…Read More

  11. Rows of colorful glasses on display at the optometrist.

    The Dos And Don’ts Of Cleaning Your Glasses

    According to The Vision Council, an advocacy group that champions better vision for everyone, approximately 3 in 4 Americans wear glasses or contact lenses. Even people who wear contacts all day often own a pair of glasses as well to use after removing their contacts at the end of the day (or in an …Read More

  12. A group of women athletes playing volleyball.

    Tips To Improve Your Sports Vision Skills

    Whether you’re heavily engaged in sports or you simply enjoy taking part in the occasional sports-related weekend activity, you depend on your vision skills in order to perform well athletically. From having good hand-eye coordination to being able to detect quick actions, you need to see clearly …Read More