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Dry Eye Syndrome: What to Know

Dry Eye Syndrome: What to Know

As winter approaches, our dry climate gets even dryer. This doesn’t only affect our nasal passages and skin, it can also have a profound effect on our vision. If you’ve been feeling like your eyes are perpetually scratchy, stinging, or burning, make an appointment...

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Eye Health & Screenings

Eye Health & Screenings

We perceive much of the world through our ability to see it. Whether it is the shade of the sky telling us a storm is coming or the visual cue from a loved one that they are upset, our sight is invaluable. Many eye problems are actually preventable or maintainable if...

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Impact of Diabetes on Vision

Impact of Diabetes on Vision

Diabetes is a chronic health condition that affects your body’s ability to create and/or utilize insulin. Insulin is the trigger for glucose, derived from the food we eat, to be allowed into our cells and used as energy. Without the correct amount of insulin, our...

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Introducing Carl W. Noble, D.O.

Introducing Carl W. Noble, D.O.

Eye Care Center of Northern Colorado is pleased to welcome Carl W. Noble, D.O. to our team of physicians Dr. Noble is a board certified retinal specialist in the surgical and medical management of all retinal disorders and disease. After serving in the United States...

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Give the Gift of Sight This Holiday Season

Give the Gift of Sight This Holiday Season

Ophthalmologists nationwide provide eye exams and care to seniors in need It’s a fact of life. When people reach their senior years, they are at high-risk for developing age-related eye diseases that can lead to blindness if not caught and treated in time. The good...

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Common Corneal Disorders

Common Corneal Disorders

Issues with your corneas are best trusted to eye doctors with extensive experience. Thankfully, the Eye Care Center of Northern Colorado is one of the most advanced facilities for eye health, vision correction, and refractive surgery in the area; and we have invested...

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Floaters, Flashes and Ocular Migraines

Floaters, Flashes and Ocular Migraines

Perhaps you’ve experienced floaters, flashes or ocular migraines but weren’t sure of why they occur or if you should be concerned. This post provides an overview, but please contact us if you’re concerned about any of your symptoms!  Floaters Floaters can be...

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10 Steps To Help Your Child Adjust to Glasses

10 Steps To Help Your Child Adjust to Glasses

For your child to do their best, they have to be able to see their best. Sometimes that requires glasses. In fact, a clinical spokesperson for the American Academy of Ophthalmology asserts that almost 40% of children in the United States are in need of glasses. To...

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Common Retinal Disorders

Common Retinal Disorders

The retina is the thin tissue in the back part of your eye that is responsible for sensing light and transmitting images to the brain. Retinal disorders affect vision. Symptoms Many retinal diseases share common symptoms and treatments, but each has unique...

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What’s a Cataract and How Is It Treated?

What’s a Cataract and How Is It Treated?

A cataract is a clouding of the lens inside the eye, causing vision loss that cannot be sufficiently corrected with glasses or contact lenses. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in adults over the age of 55 and the leading cause of blindness worldwide....

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Caring for your Eyes in Cold Weather

Caring for your Eyes in Cold Weather

Caring for your Eyes in Cold Weather You might not think about your eyes needing some extra care in the colder winter months as compared to summer weather. However, indoor heat, low humidity, brisk winds and cold temperatures can take a toll on our eyes. Luckily,...

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Get Custom Rx Goggle Inserts

Get Custom Rx Goggle Inserts

This universal frame fits in almost any goggle. Bring your ski goggles and we'll custom measure you for the perfect fit. This frame insert can hold almost any prescription, including multifocals! There's no need to risk your current glasses on the mountain.

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Preventing the Spread of Conjunctivitis

Preventing the Spread of Conjunctivitis Viral and bacterial conjunctivitis (pink eye) are very contagious, they can spread easily from person to person. You can greatly reduce the risk of getting conjunctivitis or spreading it to someone else by following some simple...

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Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis (GPC)

Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis (GPC) GPC is an inflammation of the inner surface of the eyelids, most frequently associated with contact lens wear or over wear. It generally occurs in people who wear soft lens but can develop in gas permeable lens wearers as well. It...

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Styes and Chalazion

Styes and Chalazion: A chalazion is a swelling in the eyelid caused by inflammation of one of the small oil-producing glands located in the upper or lower eyelids, it is often referred to as a stye and appears as a lump on the eyelid. However, a stye is an infection...

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How to Prepare Children for An Eye Exam

How to Prepare Children for An Eye Exam

Adults know that a routine eye exam is nothing to worry about — they are non-invasive, usually quick, and relatively painless. Children, however, don’t typically have that understanding. For kids, a doctor’s appointment is a doctor’s appointment, and for many, that...

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ECC – Eyelash Extensions: Are They Safe?

ECC – Eyelash Extensions: Are They Safe?

The desire for dramatic, memorable eyes is one that has been around for hundreds of years. It’s a topic that has led to many an innovation in the cosmetic and surgical industry, ranging from simple makeup to intricate procedures that cost thousands of dollars. One of...

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