May is Healthy Vision Month

May is Healthy Vision Month

If you’re like most Americans, you probably thought you would notice a change in your vision if you had an eye disease. The fact is some of the leading causes of blindness—such as glaucoma or diabetic retinopathy—can begin without any symptoms. That’s why all healthy...
April is Sports Eye Safety Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Month

Each year, an estimated 100,000 people are hurt by sports-related eye injuries; about 13,500 of these injuries result in permanent vision loss. Front Range Eye Physicians and the American Academy of Ophthalmology remind you: wear the goggles! Getting athletes of any...
Looks Like the Home Office is Here to Stay. Protect Your Eyes.

Looks Like the Home Office is Here to Stay. Protect Your Eyes.

As home and office space merged during the pandemic, many people spent more time in front of screens. Since March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, here are tips on how to create a comfortable work environment at home to avoid digital eye strain. Make taking breaks a...
FEBRUARY – AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION AWARENESS MONTH

FEBRUARY – AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION AWARENESS MONTH

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness among older Americans, but new treatments have dramatically changed the course of this disease over the last 10 years, making AMD more manageable than ever before. As we mark February as AMD...
JANUARY – GLAUCOMA AWARENESS MONTH

JANUARY – GLAUCOMA AWARENESS MONTH

Glaucoma is a leading cause of irreversible blindness in the United States. Glaucoma has no noticeable symptoms in its early stages, and vision loss progresses at such a gradual rate that people affected by the condition are often unaware of it until their sight has...
DECEMBER – SAFE TOYS AND CELEBRATIONS MONTH

DECEMBER – SAFE TOYS AND CELEBRATIONS MONTH

Roughly 1 in 10 children’s eye injuries that end up in the ER are caused by toys. In support of Safe Toys and Celebrations Month this December, the American Academy of Ophthalmology advises parents to be cautious when choosing holiday gifts for young people and...