Current Glaucoma Treatment Options

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma affects between 3 and 4 million Americans and is the number two cause of preventable blindness worldwide. About 50% of patients with glaucoma are currently undiagnosed. It is sobering to think about how many of you reading this article right now currently have undiagnosed glaucoma. This article is [...]

2023-01-17T16:32:04+00:00January 17th, 2023|38 Comments

What Do Your Eyes Reveal About You?

An individual's eyes can reveal a lot about them, including their mood, feelings, and even emotions. By simply looking at them, eyes can convey a warm, bright, and inviting vibe as well as a cold and repellent one – they are the window to a person’s soul. The Iris: What is it? The iris is [...]

2022-08-29T17:44:53+00:00August 29th, 2022|12 Comments

 Potential Alcohol Effects on Vision & Eye Health

While we all know that drinking alcohol can harm our bodies, what does it do specifically to our eyes? Short-term exposure to alcohol can alter vision, but what about repeated exposure to alcohol? Are there any permanent effects that you need to worry about? People who consider themselves to be "social drinkers" are at risk of developing long-term [...]

2022-07-22T21:32:20+00:00July 22nd, 2022|0 Comments

You’re Never Too Old to Try Contacts!

Are you one of those people who tried contacts in the past, but had no luck? Perhaps you found them dry and uncomfortable, or your allergies made them impossible to wear?  Maybe you were unable to see as clearly compared to your glasses, or you never needed glasses but now you’re struggling to see up [...]

2022-06-23T20:31:08+00:00June 23rd, 2022|5 Comments

Cosmetic Procedures and Blurry Vision

Cosmetic procedures have been prominent for both women and men for years. While the popularity of certain procedures tends to decrease and incline in waves, temporary facial “improvements” like Botox injections have become and remain one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. The popularity is thanks to its noninvasiveness, and less important influences like social [...]

2022-06-01T14:15:30+00:00April 12th, 2022|6 Comments

Eye Allergies, Or…?

Hey, allergy season. Welcome back to the time of year when everyone blames almost every distress on allergies! Let us help set the record straight though, since certain symptoms are easily assumed as a seasonal allergic reaction when they can actually be a result of something worth looking into further. Eye Allergies But okay, we’ll [...]

2022-03-16T13:54:52+00:00March 16th, 2022|1 Comment

Back-to-School Vision Checkup and Eye Exams

Top 4 Reasons to Get a Vision Checkup Before School Starts Kids grow up fast. They change constantly. Clothes that fit last winter are two sizes too small now. Childhood growth spurts are just part of growing up. And as kids mature – sometimes too quickly – their needs change as well. And as your [...]

2017-07-19T20:26:40+00:00July 19th, 2017|3 Comments

The Great Eclipse of 2017

Part of the Moon’s Shadow to Visit the Roaring Fork Valley One of the more unique and unusual events we are likely to see in the next several years is a total solar eclipse producing a shadow that will travel across the entire continental United States on August 21, 2017. What makes this so unique? [...]

2017-07-19T20:23:12+00:00July 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Celebrate Nurses Week

20/20 EyeCare is celebrating nurses like you who lead the charge for health and wellness. Celebrate with us and say “thank you” to your nurse during National Nurses Week, May 6–12. NURSES: During Nurses Week stop by to register to win a pair of Oakley glasses!

2017-04-28T21:09:03+00:00April 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Women’s Eye Health Month

More women than men are likely to have vision problems. Take care of yourself as prevention is key! Quit smoking Take nutritional supplements Expectant mothers should be aware of possible vision changes during pregnancy Wear UV-blocking sunglasses and a brimmed hat outdoors Learn of any family history of eye disease Use cosmetics safely Use [...]

2017-04-07T03:50:02+00:00April 7th, 2017|0 Comments