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Doctor… Why are My Eyes Watering?

When your eyes begin to water and you’re only working at your computer it doesn’t necessarily mean that you have a sympathetic side. There are a number of reasons why our eyes can begin watering. One of the most common causes is Dry Eye Syndrome (DES). When the nerves in our eyes sense an area of dryness, […]

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Doctors’ Articles

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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Sunglasses and UV Radiation

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. […]

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Workshop Glasses

Dr. Frank Puckett has started restoration of a 1970 Triumph T100 motorcycle in his home workshop. “My most important tool for all my workshop projects is my Hoya Tact lenses in a sturdy safety frame. I need good vision to look at manuals at near, use tools and machines at arm’s length distances, and occasionally […]

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Vision and Archery

Whether you are bowhunting, or if you love flinging arrows at a target, you want to make sure your vision is up to the task. Your bow may be “bare”, with no sighting aids at all, or you may have a complex target bow with string peeps and magnification. The visual demands of these shooting […]

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Shooting Sports and Vision

Good vision and visual skills are a vital component in your enjoyment of any shooting sport. Whether you use a bow, a pistol, a rifle, or a shotgun, you need to be able to link your eyes and your target effortlessly to be a good marksman. Hunting, target shooting, personal defense, and competition all have […]

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Pistol Shooting and Your Vision

If you enjoy shooting your pistol, and if you want to improve in your abilities, you will want to understand how your eyes perform in this complex task. Good shooting skills require coordination of the motor system and the visual system. Our eyes tell us what and where the target is, and at the same time they […]

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Glaucoma and New Technology

Glaucoma detection is fast becoming a new science based on high-tech devices that analyze our vision in the greatest depth ever. The Vision Source office of Monument Vision Clinic in Monument, Colorado is leading the way in utilizing this high-tech science. Glaucoma is an eye disease that can cause progressive loss of vision due to […]

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How Long Since Your Last Eye Exam?

You hear that question each time you go to visit your Optometrist. How many of us can honestly say we’ve seen the eye doctor within the last year or two? I’ll bet you see your Dentist once or twice a year for routine oral health exams and teeth cleaning. You probably see your family doctor […]

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Polarized Lenses

Yes! In our ever-changing Colorado climate, we need all the advantages we can get! Think about all the glare coming off wet roads after a rain storm. Or the sharp glaring light reflected off a fresh layer of snow. Not to mention those of us who commute into the sun in the morning AND on […]

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