New Acuvue Contact Lens- Or Is It? Vistakon announced late last year the introduction of the Acuvue Advance Plus contact lens. Plus means they have made it better right? Not quite so fast. According to Vistakon’s website, the Acuvue Advance Plus utilizes ULTRA-CLEAN™ Technology that helps resist the buildup of deposits on the lens surface. [...]
Blood In The Eye Sometimes you step of the beaten trail and get a little far away from home and medical care. Especially in states like Colorado, people spend a lot of time in remote locations outdoors. Hyphema, or blood in the anterior chamber of the eye, is one of those situations you hopefully won’t [...]
Keratoconus occurs in the estimated range of 5-20 per thousand people. It warps the corneal tissue on the front of the eye and leads to poor vision and transplants in many cases. Rigid contact lenses have allowed patients with Keratoconus good sight for years. New treatment options are on the horizon.
Eyes see colors through a fascinating aspects of the perceptual mechanism of the eye and brain. People often wonder why the sky is blue, especially in Northern Colorado where we are blessed with the beautiful dark blue hues of mountain skies. White light is a combination of all of the visible light spectrum together. Visible [...]
FORT COLLINS OPTOMETRIST FREE EYE EXAM If You Have Lost Your Job In 2009 If you have lost your job in 2009 and are currently unemployed without insurance bring us your pink slip and we will provide you a complimentary comprehensive eye exam. While we can’t provide contact lens services or glasses for free, you [...]
A cataract is a clouding, opacification, yellowing, or accumulation of fluid in the lens of the eye that results in a loss of vision that interferes with your lifestyle. Most cataracts are related to aging, and by the time you reach the age of 70 it is almost universal to have some early signs of cataracts. [...]