Vision Innovations

Dr. Chu Jeong. O.D., Hidden risks of LED Light to your Eye Health

Yumi Jeong
You know that LED light saves you money and is friendly to the environment.  However, do you know that this bluish light – now so commonly emitted by smart phones, TVs and computers – can cause significant harm to your eye health? Light consists of a range of wavelengths.  “Electromagnetic spectrum” is the term describing the entire range of light’s wavelength.  Our eyes detect wavelength between 380 and 780 nm. Our brain in turn interprets various wavelength of light as different colors.  Red, for example, has the longest wave-length.  Violet... Read More

LASIK Surgery Denver: New Research Supports Benefits of LASIK Procedure

LASIK Surgery Denver
The results are in and it’s good news for prospective LASIK patients! The United States Food and Drug Administration has released its long-awaited comprehensive multi-study review of LASIK surgery’s efficacy and safety. The eye doctors of Vision Care Specialists agree with the findings. LASIK surgery Denver is a safe procedure that can radically improve patients’ vision. Refractive surgeons present at the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s recent meeting were happy to hear that the FDA found that in over 95% of survey respondents achieved 20/20 vision or better after their LASIK... Read More

Dr. Lee Guo, O.D., How to Slow the Progression of Childhood Myopia

Dr. Lee Guo
By Dr. Lee Guo, O.D.   “Myopia control” has been a hot topic among eye care practitioners for years.  Myopia, aka “near-sightedness,” is a refractive eye condition in which the images in the environment fall short in front of the retina, causing visual blur at distance that will require glasses, contact lenses, or refractive surgery like LASIK to correct. Why Should I Be Concerned About My Child’s Myopia? Myopia is especially troublesome for children, as it tends to progress in severity during development and into early adulthood. That is, once they develop... Read More

Denver Optometrist Can Help You Preserve Your Sight Without Surgery with Jetrea

Denver optometrist
In beautiful Denver, Colorado, there’s a lot to see and do! Unfortunately, symptomatic vitreomacular adhesion (VMA), can inhibit you from seeing the sights. Symptomatic VMA occurs when the gelatinous inner eye tissue, the vitreous, adheres consistently to the macula in the back of the eye, causing central vision distortion and loss, which may worsen as the disease progresses with age. About 500,000 people across the U.S. are impacted by symptomatic VMA.  The most common symptoms include: Decreased vision Blurred central vision Distortion of straight lines Dark or blank spots  ... Read More

Denver Contact Lenses: It’s Time You Try Contact Lenses Again

The crew at Vision Care Specialists thinks you should never say never when it comes to Denver contact lenses. In fact, if you’ve said “no” to them in the past, we’d like to encourage you to come in and take the Contacts Comfort Challenge. Although contact lenses have been around for more than 100 years, advances in material and manufacturing have made them a more comfortable, convenient, and effective option even for those who have tried them in the past and been disappointed. Try contacts again, you will be amazed! Is... Read More

Lasik Alternatives: When LASIK Is Not Right For You

LASIK corrective eye surgery might be the procedure that gets the most recognition, but these days there are a number of LASIK alternatives that should be considered depending on your specific needs. With changes in technology, individuals who were once told they were not candidates for a surgical correction may have better options. The experienced eye doctors at Vision Care Specialists conduct a thorough analysis of your unique vision and lifestyle needs with our LifeFitTM Approach before proposing any surgical solution. Below is a description of some of the more popular... Read More

Enhance Your Performance with Sports Glasses this Summer

It’s springtime in Colorado, time to head outside and start enjoying the sports we love.  As the thinnest state in the nation, Colorado is also one of the most active.  Whether you enjoy golf, tennis, biking, hiking, or marathon running, the right sports glasses can protect your eyes and improve your game.    Let’s start with protection.  One of the reasons Coloradans are so active is that we enjoy 300 days of sunshine a year.  In the summer months, this can be brutal on the eyes.  Ultraviolet (UV) rays are... Read More

Denver Eye Glasses Could Be Hip with Google Glass

Google Glass allows wearers via voice command to shoot video and pictures as well as project directions, email and other Internet searches on a tiny screen mounted on eyewear. It offers a hands-free, on-the-go computing experience and is likely the precursor of things to come. Like most cutting-edge innovations, the technology has met with mixed reviews primarily over privacy and copyright concerns, legal implications, interference with driving and more. Recently Google has joined forces with Luxottica, the company behind Ray-Ban and Oakley, so there just may be hope for Denver... Read More

Specialty Eye Care Colorado: Today’s Multifocal Contact Lenses

Specialty Eye Care Colorado
Contact lenses can be a great alternative for people who don’t like wearing glasses; however for people requiring multifocal corrections, they have not always been a viable solution. People wear contacts for a variety of reasons: looking good, playing sports, or simple comfort. Many people over 40 develop presbyopia, an eye condition that causes people have decreased near vision. In the past, once a contact lens wearer, became presbyopic, the only option was bifocal glasses or reading glasses. But no longer. The latest multifocal contact lenses are solving this problem rapidly.... Read More

Colorado Eye Doctors Advise Against Buying Discontinued Frames

Doctors advise against buying discontinued frames
There is a good chance that you, like many people out there, tend to look for the best deals, especially on higher ticket items. Sometimes this means settling for last year’s model. There’s no doubt that this can be a good shopping strategy: cars and televisions, for example, don’t change that much each year, and buying close-out models can be significantly less expensive. But there are other categories, however, where the risk of buying discontinued models can be much greater, and one of those is eyeglass frames. Many outlet stores... Read More