Inside Vision Care Specialists

Classic Looks, Unparalleled Quality: Lunor Eyewear From Germany

For nearly 25 years Lunor has been creating the highest quality handmade frames with understated, retro styling.  World famous for their contemporary interpretations of classic designs, each Lunor frame has a restrained luxurious look that radiates timeless quality. Exceptional German Engineering A family owned company, the Lunor workshop is located on the edge of Germany’s Black Forest and employs just 20 master craftsmen. The creative brain behind the clean lines of every Lunor design is Michael Fux. In his role as Managing Director and Designer, Fux refuses to slavishly follow fashion. ... Read More

Vision Care Specialists Supports Mission Experience Haiti Orphanage

Kathy Ortiz (patient since 2005!) is part of Mission Experience Haiti Orphanage and makes several mission trips per year there. The group had a school bus donated that they will be sending via container and their goal is to fill the bus with supplies for children in the orphanage. Please join us in collecting basic essentials for these kids: School supplies: pencils, sharpeners, pens, paper, spiral notebooks, crayons, markers, construction paper, scissors and backpacks. Balls of all shapes and sizes: basketballs, soccer balls, rubber playground balls, and others are good... Read More

Overuse of Antibiotic Eyedrops to treat Pink Eye

Overuse of Antibiotic Eyedrops to treat Pink Eye
Findings in a recent study published in an eyecare journal confirm the nationwide trend of overprescribing antibiotics for common infections, especially antibiotic eyedrops for pink eye. The cause is most likely due to eyedrop prescriptions being written by a primary care physician, pediatrician, or urgent-care provider.  Eye care providers are most appropriate to diagnose pink eye as allergic, viral or bacterial and to treat accordingly.   Acute conjunctivitis or pink eye affects 6 million Americans annually and tends to clear in a week with treatments of cold compresses and possibly... Read More

Like Yoga for Your Eyes: Five Relaxation Exercises to Help Relieve Pain

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Wondering about the cause of eye strain? Eye strain symptoms like redness, dryness and itchy, burning eyes can make it difficult for you to focus and get things done. The most likely culprit: the screens you use every day at work and home. Many computer and smartphone screens use powerful blue light as part of their backlight system. This light is so intense, long-term exposure can actually damage your eyes. However, even if you are using more eye-friendly technology, you can still experience strain occasionally. Luckily, digital eye strain treatment can be... 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

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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

Dr. Paul Hulse Joins Vision Care Specialists’ Team

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Demand for high quality, full-service eye care continues to grow in Denver. Vision Care Specialists is thrilled to add Dr. Paul Hulse to our team to keep up with patient growth in our Lakewood and Aurora offices. Dr. Hulse brings a wealth of experience in general vision, as well as specialties in: Diabetic eye disease Vision problems related to brain injury Children’s vision Vision therapy Dr. Hulse completed a residency in vision rehabilitation at the State University of New York where he worked extensively with pediatric patients in the management of... Read More

Vision Care for Children in Need

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Last month Vision Care specialists partnered with Essilor, the largest and most trusted optical lab network in the U.S., to provide vision care for children in need. Jim Bonham, Optician Extraordinaire Jim Bonham, a veteran Vision Care Specialists optician from Aurora, worked with local students to fit them with much needed glasses as part of Essilor’s Kids Vision For Life (KVFL) program.  Jim has a special knack for putting children at ease and turning the negative of having to wear glasses into a positive.  He also knows from experience the... Read More

The ABCs of Flexible Spending Accounts

With the escalating costs of healthcare, more and more people are looking for ways to save money.  One great way is to participate in employer funded healthcare savings accounts which can be used for medical, dental and comprehensive vision care.  There are three main types; Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Healthcare Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). All are tax-free, but each come with specific rules about how the money can be spent, how many pre-tax dollars can be contributed and more. Flexible Spending Accounts – A Great Way to... Read More

Year End Eyewear Sale

Now through January 16, 2016 enjoy great savings on designer eyewear at all four Vision Care Specialists locations. Save 50% off your second complete pair of glasses – Save 30% off all prescription and non-prescription sunglasses!