A Look at Sports Commonly Causing Eye Injuries

If you or your child is enrolled in sports this fall, taking a moment to consider sports eye safety to protect against corneal abrasions, retinal tear or detachment, cataract, traumatic iritis and fractured eye socket.1 These traumatic injuries can lead to blindness and, every year, 30,000 athletes suffer from an eye injury.2 A plan of…

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6 Tips for Healthy Vision for Your Child

It’s back to school time again and parents everywhere are scrambling for all the right supplies, activities and schedules to make the year go as smoothly as possible. While you are thinking about your child’s well-being, don’t forget to consider his or her eye health and safety. August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month,1…

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A Closer Look at Eye Injuries at Home

Eye injuries are nothing to wink at, and half of all accidents involving eye damage occur at home.1 This is Eye Injury Prevention Month, and that’s why the board-certified ophthalmologists at Colorado Ophthalmology Associates of Denver, CO, have taken a closer look at home where eye injuries commonly take place. Check out these easy tips…

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How to Have Safe Fireworks Celebrations

It’s that time of year when patriots young and old look forward to celebrating the 4th of July with an impressive amount of fireworks, food and fun. But Independence Day fun can quickly turn to fear when fireworks go sideways. Injuries caused by fireworks are a growing problem in the United States with a 50%…

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5 Ways to Look at Healthy Vision

It’s never too early to take the long view when it comes to protecting your vision. The National Eye Institute has designated May as Healthy Vision Month1 to encourage people of all ages to do the best things possible to protect their eyes for a lifetime of good vision. At Colorado Ophthalmology Associates of Denver,…

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION

Vision dimming in the center of the eye, dark spots in the vision, or blurry vision are all signs of a serious eye condition called age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This is the leading cause of blindness in adults aged 55 and older. In order to raise awareness of the dangers of potential vision loss, the National…

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