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What is Dry Eye and What Treatments are Available?

By Jane Wolford, O.D. Dry eye occurs when the quantity and/or quality of tears fails to keep the surface of the eye adequately lubricated. Dry eye affects millions of adults in the U.S. and an increasing number of younger patients as we blink up to 35% less frequently...

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What is laser assisted cataract surgery?

By Aimee Verner, M.D. If you are one of the 2 million plus patients that will have cataract surgery this year, your eye surgeon may have offered you laser assisted cataract surgery in addition to traditional cataract surgery. During cataract surgery, lasers can be...

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What is macular degeneration and what are the symptoms?

By Matthew Manry, M.D. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an acquired disease of the retina that can cause significant visual impairment. The risk for AMD increases more than three-fold in patients older than 75 years of age compared to individuals between...

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What are floaters & can anything be done?

By Justin Kanoff, M.D. Floaters in your vision are caused by either imperfections or debris in the vitreous jelly of the eye. The main cavity of the eye is filled by the vitreous humor. Light passes through the vitreous on its path to the retina. Over time the uniform...

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Dr. Justin Kanoff on Vision-Robbing Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in older adults, affecting more than 10 percent of those over the age of 75. Its victims live with a large blurry or blind spot at the center of their field of vision, making basic everyday...

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DRY EYE

Dry Eye Written by Jane Wolford, O.D. What is dry eye? Dry eye occurs when the quantity and/or quality of tears fails to keep the surface of the eye adequately lubricated. Dry eye affects millions of adults in the United States. The risk of developing dry eye...

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Oh what a night…

It was a great night for Softball, a little late but at least the weather held up. Coachie was very happy to see TEAM ECCNC full of ECCNC employees eager and excited to play ball. Free agency was good to the team this year as Coachie was able to sign Dr Kanoff,Jason,...

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The Basics of Maintaining Good Eye Health

Many people rarely give much thought to their vision until they begin to experience problems with their eyes. This is unfortunate because there are some eye conditions that can be circumvented with proper eye care.  For instance, when you live in or near Boulder, the...

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How Certain Foods Can Optimize Eye Health

Most people are already aware that certain vitamins and minerals can have a positive effect on eye health.  It has long been understood, for instance, that the vitamin A contained in carrots promotes good vision.  In general, any orange-colored fruit or vegetable has...

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Early Detection of Glaucoma Can Help Prevent Blindness

One of the reasons we publish our blog is to help you learn about eye health. One eye disease that many people don't have a lot of information about is glaucoma. Our eye specialists can give you more information about the signs of glaucoma and today's treatments for...

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How To Stay On Top of Eye Conditions As We Age

As with many issues involving the human body, each person's vision eventually begins to deteriorate, whether we anticipate it or not.  Even when someone has had the good fortune of experiencing perfect vision their whole life, they will at some point, start to...

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Get The Whole Family In For An Eye Exam

While many people fear going to their dentist or other health physicians, everyone knows that they can only put these appointments off for so long.  The same is true of vision.  Eye health is just as important as the health for the rest of your body, so for those in...

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Understanding Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) most often strikes people 60 years of age or older.  This progressive eye disorder makes it difficult to see details, as it slowly destroys a person's central vision. Two Types of Age-Related Macular Degeneration AMD patients...

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Critical Eye Care Tips For Computer Users

These days, many people spend a large amount of time staring at computer screens on a daily basis - whether it be for work or pleasure.  Unfortunately, persistent staring at computer screens can have a serious impact on one's eyesight, causing it to gradually...

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How To Avoid Getting Cataracts

We at Eye Care Center offer top-quality care to Boulder residents who have eye problems such as cataracts, glaucoma and presbyopia.  Our doctors have decades of experience providing eye exams and doing delicate eye operations, and we can help you by removing...

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How to Prepare for a Routine Eye Exam

Eye Care Center is a Boulder eye clinic that offers not only eye surgery but also routine eye examinations for children and adults alike.  We encourage every single Boulder resident to have an eye exam at least once a year, as this enables us to catch problems while...

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Managing Your Risk For Cataracts

When people discuss having trouble with their eyes, cataracts are often mentioned.  Aside from basic vision problems, cataracts are among the most common eye problems.  Most cases of cataracts effect people who are over 40, so it is important to understand what...

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Your Whole Family Deserves a Thorough Eye Exam

There are many reasons why people want to get an eye exam.  Some people experience uncomfortable eye conditions, such as dry eye, and are looking for a way to alleviate their symptoms.  Others find they are prone to eye diseases such as conjunctivitis (pink eye) and...

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Serious Eye Conditions Growing in Young People

According to Medical News Today, a recent survey of optometrists has shown that the number of young people being diagnosed with serious eye conditions such as dry eye and blepharitis (inflammation of the eyelids) is growing. Many of these doctors were also concerned...

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Does Your Computer Need Glasses?

If you are over age 40, you may be experiencing the effects of presbyopia on your eyesight. Presbyopia is the gradual stiffening of the eye lens that makes it more difficult for the eyes to focus on near objects. This condition happens to almost everyone as they age...

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Celebrate Comic Book Day with Superhero Vision

September 25 is National Comic Book Day. There are many genres of comic books from which to choose, such as superhero, manga, humor, science fiction/fantasy, horror, comics and more. People of all ages love comics because they have interesting characters, exciting...

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