Is Your Child At Risk Of Developing Computer Vision Syndrome?

risks of developing computer vision syndrome for kids
Today, kids spend more time than ever in front of a monitor. This often begins at a very early age with a cell phone or tablet. Throughout school, kids will log thousands of hours of screen time as they work on assignments and chat with friends. As computers become indispensable to the lives of young people, digital eye strain becomes a problem. This condition has multiple effects that grow in intensity over time and can develop into a chronic condition, computer vision syndrome. Symptoms Of Computer Vision Syndrome Blurred vision Eye irritation and redness... Read More

Diet For Your Eyes: Improve Eyesight By Eating These 10 Superfoods

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Wondering how to improve your eyesight? You can support good eyesight throughout your life by eating plenty of food good for eyes. Several powerful superfoods will help you maintain keen, clear eyesight between eye examinations. Let’s meet some of them: Kale: The eyesight benefits of kale are most powerful when eaten raw. It can be used as part of a salad or smoothie. The leaves also can be baked, turning them into tasty kale chips. Corn: When you cook corn, you unleash powerful lutein and zeaxanthin, both good for eyes.... Read More

Misconceptions About Diagnosing Diabetic Eye Problems

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Are you concerned about diabetic eye problems? Diabetes and many other eye diseases are correlated with age, so everyone should take precautions to protect their vision. Regular eye examinations are crucial in maintaining the best eyesight possible. Just as many diseases can affect vision, an eye exam can reveal symptoms that might suggest underlying health conditions you aren’t aware of yet. Let’s discuss myths related to two common diseases that affect the eyes: Diabetes and glaucoma. Myth: Good Eye Chart Performance Means Your Eyes Are Healthy It’s better to have... Read More

Can Surgery Correct Astigmatism?

lasik for astigmatism
Thinking about Lasik for astigmatism? Laser eye surgery for astigmatism is an effective new way to deal with the vision problems caused by this common condition. In fact, laser can be appropriate for many mild or moderate vision issues. Astigmatism is caused by a defect in the cornea or lens of the eye. Either the eye’s cornea – the front surface – or the interior lens is curved differently in one direction or another. This causes vision distortion and blurriness. Generally, a mild case is something like nearsightedness, where objects further away... Read More

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

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Diabetes is a disease most people are familiar with since almost everyone knows someone who is diabetic. But the complications of diabetes are not as well-known. The first step in preventing or minimizing the effects of a disease is understanding what it is and what causes it. What is Diabetic Eye Disease? If you have diabetes, you may face several eye-related complications, which collectively are known as diabetic eye disease. It is very important to have your eyes checked regularly to screen for these four varieties. Early detection and treatment... Read More

When is Cataract Surgery Necessary?

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At Vision Care Specialists we strive to be on the cutting edge of eye care in Denver. To achieve this goal we have always focused on using the latest and best technology. Our laser cataract technology makes us the only private surgeon group offering this type of treatment in the Denver metropolitan area. If you have cataracts, keep reading to learn more about treatment and recovery. About Cataract Surgery Laser Cataract surgery differs from traditional methods in that the use of lasers greatly increases accuracy, allowing for a more precise... Read More

Alain Mikli Designer Eyeglasses Trunk Show

Come to our exclusive trunk show to preview Alain Mikli eyewear and for a chance to win a free pair of Alain Mikli frames from Vision Care Specialists.  Try out the latest eyewear fashions from one of France’s premier designers exclusively at Vision Care Specialists.  Learn what’s new in eyewear fashion; let Vision Care Specialists’ certified opticians recommend the styles that best fit your look and lifestyle, and take advantage of great deals and giveaways.  All guests to the event will be entered in a drawing to win a FREE pair... Read More

Face à Face Trunk Show: December 6th and 7th, 2016

Face a Face Trunk Show | Vision Care Specialists
Year after year, Face à Face remains one of the hottest eyewear brands we carry.  Check out a sampling of their outstanding frames in our Face à Face Gallery.  Coming this December, you can view the entire Face à Face collection at Vision Care Specialists’ Downtown Denver location. At our upcoming trunk shows you will have the opportunity to view the complete Face-a-Face collection and consult with Face à Face representatives and Vision Care Specialists certified opticians to determine which pairs are right for your look and lifestyle. Mark your calendar... Read More

Signs You Need to See a Cornea Specialist

Your cornea plays a very important part in your vision. It helps to focus the light coming into your eye and is responsible for over 65 percent of your eye’s focusing power. The health of your cornea is of utmost importance, so you need to understand when it is time to visit a cornea specialist. Fortunately, your cornea can repair itself quickly if you experience a minor abrasion. Deep or more serious abrasions may cause scars that form on the cornea. Infection or general disease in your body can also cause... Read More

Denver Eye Doctor: Pink Eye or Allergies – How To Spot the Difference

Ah-choo! Excuse me, my allergies are terrible. It’s just that time of year, and local allergists have reported that this is one of Denver’s worst allergy seasons on record. At least I’m not as bad as Jimmy over there; his eyes are redder than a ripe tomato. But is it all allergies? With all this pollen, cotton, and grass floating through the air and into our bodies, it can be hard to tell the difference between the season’s everyday suffering and real sickness. Eyes are especially contentious: as they fight... Read More