What Causes Nearsightedness?

If an eye doctor has diagnosed you with myopia, or nearsightedness in Fort Collins, this means you have a refractive error that causes distant objects to appear blurry. Nearsighted people can usually see close objects clearly but they may need to wear corrective lenses to see well at a…

Published: January 28, 2015 Read Post

Don’t Be Afraid of the Eye Doctor

If you are a fan of the TV show Friends, do you remember the one where Rachel goes to the eye doctor? If not, here is a clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NiO639g4HY Rachel wasn’t too thrilled that Monica had forced her to have an eye exam…and at Eye Center of Northern…

Published: January 23, 2015 Read Post

Artist Benefits from Color Advantage

Most people have three types of photoreceptor cone cells in their eyes, allowing the average person to see approximately 1 million colors. Very few people have one additional cone cell. These rare individuals are called tetrachromats, and they can reportedly see and process 100 million colors. California impressionist artist…

Published: January 15, 2015 Read Post

Carrots and Eyesight

Ehh…what’s up doc? Are carrots good for your eyes or not? Carrots are an excellent source of beta carotene, a form of vitamin A, which is a healthy nutrient for good vision. However, simply eating Bugs Bunny’s favorite snack will not actually improve your vision. That said, if you…

Published: January 8, 2015 Read Post

New Year, New You: Make Up Your Mind Day

Now you have a deadline to stop being indecisive. Dec. 31, 2014 is “Make Up Your Mind Day.” If you are known in your circle of friends for struggling to make any type of decision…from choosing a menu item to choosing a boyfriend, it’s time to stop wavering. “Indecision…

Published: December 31, 2014 Read Post

Lose the Selfie Glare

Can you snap a selfie anytime, anywhere…without having to reposition your head to lose the “selfie glare?” If you wear glasses to correct your nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, you have probably had to re-take your selfies several times to actually see your eyes behind the lenses. Glare from glasses in…

Published: December 23, 2014 Read Post

Eyeglasses for Eyestrain

If you work long hours at a computer, you are probably no stranger to eye strain in Fort Collins. This is an actual condition called computer vision syndrome (CVS) that can cause blurry vision, eye irritation, headaches neck pain and back pain. Causes of Computer Vision Syndrome CVS is like…

Published: December 17, 2014 Read Post

LASIK: The Jelly Club Alternative

Your loved ones probably don’t want a “one year membership in the jelly-of-the-month club” this holiday… And let’s face it: there are only so many bathrobes, coffee mugs, neckties and kitchen appliances a person needs. If you have a loved one who wears glasses or contacts, give the best gift…

Published: December 10, 2014 Read Post

5 Reasons Your Dog Wants You to Have LASIK

Your “best friend” wants you to have LASIK in Fort Collins. If you are nearsighted, farsighted or have astigmatism, here are the reasons why: No waiting around to go on walks while you search for your glasses. No tripping over him in the middle of the night…

Published: December 5, 2014 Read Post

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Published: December 5, 2014 Read Post