Browse our free online articles written by eye doctors here! 1-Day Acuvue TruEye Vistakon, maker of Acuvue brand contact lenses, has released a new 1-day disposable contact lens call 1-Day Acuvue TruEye. This is the first 1-day disposable contact lens, made from a new silicone hydrogel material (Narafilcon A) to be released in the United […]
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Many people wear sunglasses to be fashionable but when buying sunglasses, one should also consider protection from the sun. UV radiation in sunlight causes sunburns to the skin and eye damage. There are three types of UV radiation: UVA, UVB, and UVC. UVC is of little concern since it is absorbed by the upper atmosphere. […]
The back cavity of the eye is filled with a gel-like substance called the vitreous (see diagram). The vitreous serves as a reservoir of molecules for the retina and lens to use and exchange in performing their cellular functions. It also acts as a shock absorber of sorts to help protect the delicate structures within […]
The contact lens industry has a come a long way in recent years. We are now able to offer contact lens options to almost every patient that walks in the door! For those with astigmatism or presbyopia (loss of focusing ability), options were once very limited and for the rest, contact lenses required lots of TLC […]
Cataracts are still the leading cause of blindness worldwide, responsible for 48% of the world’s blindness. While some are born with (congenital) cataracts, they are normally associated with ageing or other risk factors, including medical use of steroids, diabetes, smoking, UV exposure, trauma, radiation, or other eye conditions. Most people start showing signs of cataracts […]
“Pink eye” is a catch-all term which describes an inflammation of the conjunctiva (conjunctivitis) of the eye caused by a wide range of conditions. While there are many causes of conjunctivitis, these can generally be grouped into 3 main classes: allergic, bacterial, and viral. It is important to point out that conjunctivitis can also be […]
Michellie Jones, World Triathlon Champion. Ivan Basso, professional cyclist, Team Liquigas. Enrico Fabris, world-class speed skater. What does this world-class triathlete, cyclist, and speed skater all have in common? They all wear Rudy Project high performance sport sunglasses that afford them the ultimate is advanced science, design, performance, and style. We’ve carried Rudy Project sunglasses since April 2003. As […]
Dakota Smith is not just an American eyewear brand. It is an attitude. Rich in spirit and conviction, Dakota Smith is about freedom of expression. It defines urban cool. Geared towards 18 to 35 year old trend setting men, Mees & Kaminski Eyecare, P.C., carries the full line of Dakota Smith eye wear. The collection […]
Eye doctors and eye examinations are all alike, right? Don’t tell that to our patients! When you visit our office, from the moment you walk in the door and are greeted with a smile to when you’ve been given your receipt, you’ll appreciate the service and expertise from Dr. Kaminski and staff at Vision Source […]
Contact lenses are NOT all alike. If you don’t like how your lenses feel at the end of the day, cannot get a full day’s worth of comfort from them, or your vision isn’t as clear as you’d like it, it’s time to visit Vision Source Longmont. There have been many advances in contact lens design and materials just […]