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. 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

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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

  4. 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

  5. Are You Due for an Eye Exam?

    Has it been a while since your eyes have been checked? Even if you think you’re seeing well enough, you may be due for an eye exam. Read on to learn if it’s time to schedule your next eye care appointment. It’s Been More Than A Year Since Your Last Eye Exam Your vision changes from one month t…Read More

  6. Why You Need Eye Exams, Even If You Have 20-20 Vision

    It’s Not Just About Getting Glasses What eyeglasses and contact lenses do for us is correct vision so we can see with clarity. An eye care center works with patients to help each one see 20/20, or as close to that goal as possible. This is achieved through corrective lenses in the form of glasses …Read More

  7. Early Warning Signs Of Cataracts

    What Are Cataracts? When a section of your eye lens, or both of the lenses, become clouded, this is known as cataracts. While cataracts are thought of more frequently with regards to eye care for the elderly, it is possible (though not common) to get cataracts at a much younger age. Typically, catar…Read More

  8. Preparing Children for Their First Eye Exams

    Your child’s vision is precious, and you want to help him or her develop healthy eye care habits now that will continue well into adulthood. A positive first experience with an eye doctor can help cultivate a sense of being comfortable with going to a vision center for eye-care services. Here’s …Read More

  9. 7 Foods to Eat for Better Vision

    Your grocery store, farmers’ market, and backyard garden provide a cornucopia of healthful foods to improve your vision and keep your eyes healthy. The following foods deliver excellent doses of nutrients that promote good vision and provide your eyes with what they need to serve you well, now and…Read More

  10. Your Guide to Proper Contact Lens Care Part 2

    Caring for your contact lenses properly means caring for your eyes properly. Many people take their eyes for granted, especially when it comes to contact lenses. A contact lens is not like a favorite t-shirt that can be worn again and again without washing. Contacts sit directly on your eyes, and if…Read More

  11. Your Guide to Proper Contact Lens Care

    Contact lenses are wonderful things. With contact lenses, you don’t have to squint through droplets on your glasses when it rains, or worry about your glasses fogging up when it’s cold out. You can wear whatever sunglasses you like without having to pay for prescription lenses. In short, your co…Read More