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Should I Get Premium IOLs?

March 24, 2021

If you want to have crisp, clear vision after cataract surgery, you should consider getting premium intraocular lenses (IOLs). Over the years, there have been several technological advancements that now allow IOLs to address a wide array of vision issues. Whether you want to see clearly at a distance or improve your range of vision, […]

Reasons to Treat Glaucoma

March 1, 2021

If you are interested in learning more about your treatment options for glaucoma, please contact Kirk Eye Center in Loveland, CO, at 970-669-1107. Glaucoma is fairly common in the U.S. and options exist to deal with this serious eye disease. Contact us today to learn more.

What are the Symptoms of Cataracts?

February 19, 2021

Although it is somewhat difficult to detect a cataract in its early stages, there are a few symptoms you should look out for. As soon as you have these symptoms, we recommend contacting Kirk Eye Center. Experienced eye surgeon Dr. John Kirk can identify the subtle signs of cataracts and perform cataract surgery to get […]

5 Tips to Prevent Dry Eyes this Winter

December 31, 2020

In Colorado, we crank up our heaters in winter. That leaves our homes nice and toasty, but also leaves the air very dry. Combine that with some of our notoriously windy mountain days, and you may find yourself with dry, irritated eyes for much of winter and spring. So what can you do about it? […]

5 Rare Eye Conditions That Ophthalmologists Treat

November 18, 2020

In addition to routinely caring for eye conditions such as macular degeneration, cataracts, nearsightedness, and farsightedness, ophthalmologists are also uniquely qualified to research and treat uncommon diseases. A disease is generally considered “rare” in the U.S. if it affects less than 200,000 individuals. Although there are currently no cures or treatments for many rare eye […]

Vision Consequences of Online Learning

October 28, 2020

Online learning has its pros and cons, but the increased screen time can have a detrimental effect on a child’s eyes. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help minimize the impact of prolonged screen time. Common Vision Issues Related to Screen Time Time spent in front of video games, televisions, computers, tablets, and […]

6 Tips to Prevent Dry Eyes During the Summer

July 9, 2020

The summer months are upon us. While the hot weather is ideal for spending lots of time outdoors, it can also cause dry eyes. There are many ways you can make painful dry eye symptoms worse during the summer, including using air conditioning, engaging in outdoor activities such as hiking and biking which increase your […]

Dry Eyes May Be Worse During Stay-at-Home Order

May 18, 2020

Dry eye syndrome is a common issue impacting over 30 million individuals across the country. The condition develops when your tear glands fail to produce an adequate quality or quantity of tear film. This results in a variety of uncomfortable symptoms. Unfortunately, our current health crisis may be making your dry eye syndrome symptoms worse. […]

6 Tips to Help Women Maintain Healthy Eyes

April 15, 2020
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April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month. At Kirk Eye Center, we’d like to take this opportunity to educate women on ways they can keep their eyes healthy and reduce their risk of age-related vision conditions. According to Prevent Blindness, women are more likely to experience vision problems than men. There are several reasons why this […]

11 Warning Signs That You May Have Diabetic Retinopathy

March 24, 2020
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For the safety of our staff, patients, doctors, and our community- Kirk Eye Center will be following the CDC recommendations, and limiting our appointments to patients with emergencies, urgent conditions and sight-threatening diseases. During the Stay-at-Home orders, medical care is essential and as always, we will have staff available to discuss your eye concerns, refilling […]

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