Why Everyone is Confused About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Blurred central, straight-ahead vision is the result of an eye disease known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD). But how fast it happens, if it affects one or both eyes, how debilitating it is and what type it is are all factors that vary from person to person. AMD is very common and is found in…

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The Insider’s Guide to Glaucoma

With the start of a new year, a great resolution to make and to keep is to guard your eye health from debilitating diseases such as glaucoma. Glaucoma causes vision loss and blindness by damaging the optic nerve at the back of the eye. It can start with a loss of peripheral vision and can…

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Vision Safety & Holiday Play

Looking forward to the holidays filled with adult celebrations and plenty of new toys for the kids? Have you considered eye safety when planning these good times? It’s not unheard of for a champagne cork to go awry or for a sharp-edged toy to cause an injury. In fact, approximately 2.4 million eye injuries occur…

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The Link Between Diabetes and Eye Disease

If you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, your risk for developing an eye disease is greatly increased. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential in protecting your eyesight. At Colorado Ophthalmology Associates of Denver, CO, our ophthalmologists are experienced in detecting damage caused by high blood sugar levels. High blood sugar can damage many…

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Which of the 3 UV Rays Are the Worst for Your Eyes?

Ultraviolet rays, or UV rays, are the unseen rays from the sun that carry low levels of radiation and can cause damage to the eyes and skin if precautions are not taken. The pros at Colorado Ophthalmology Associates of Denver, CO, have taken a closer look at what UV rays are and how they can…

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Your Eyes as You Age

Time catches up with your eyes and it’s common to discover vision changes as you age. You might find yourself needing better light to see as well or you might find it difficult to do close work. Glare may become a problem when you are driving, and colors may shift.1 These are all normal changes…

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