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What Are the Risk Factors for Glaucoma?

May 15, 2022

Glaucoma is one among the leading causes of blindness. Often, this condition is caused by a high-pressure buildup of fluid around the eye. The increased pressure leads to progressive damage of the optic never. If left untreated, you risk losing your peripheral vision and your sight altogether. Some of the common risk factors for the […]

Does Chronic Stress Affect Your Eyes?

April 6, 2022

April is Stress Awareness Month. It’s an important time to consider how stress is present in your life and how it affects your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. Our experienced eye care team cares not only about the health of your eyes but your whole wellness: body and mind. Stress can increase your risk of: […]

Is Sunlight Good For Your Eyes?

March 28, 2022

When it comes to sunlight and our eyes, we know some things for sure. It is true that long-term UV exposure is associated with cataracts, cancerous growths, macular degeneration, and corneal damage. We know that the right sunglasses will block out the majority of UV rays. But when it comes to the benefits sunlight may […]

When Should You Have Cataracts Removed?

February 10, 2022

Cataracts have no natural cure or method of being reversed. The only treatment is removal of the cataract and the placement of an intraocular lens. Fortunately, cataract surgery is very common, safe, and effective. It is also true that cataracts develop in stages. So when is the right time to get a cataract removed? Timing […]

Facts About Cataracts That May Surprise You

January 31, 2022

Cataracts are really common in the U.S., with about 200,000 new cases diagnosed each year, according to Mayo Clinic. Fortunately, cataract surgery has high rates of success and safety, offering a means of restoring a person’s vision by removing the cataract and placing an implantable lens. Below, see facts about cataracts. Cataracts are one of […]

Common Causes of Eyestrain

December 29, 2021

Do you experience eyestrain? Our experienced eye doctors in Loveland, CO, are happy to help you find solutions. In the meantime, consider these causes of  eyestrain:

What Do Early Stage Cataracts Look Like?

November 3, 2021

It’s normal to be concerned about cataracts. This clouding of the lens of the eye is very normal among adults, and many of our patients want to know how they can prevent it, and what they should do if they think they are seeing the beginning stage of cataracts. The experienced ophthalmologists at Kirk Eye […]

Vision Tips for People Under 40

October 5, 2021

As you age into your late 20s and your 30s, you may start thinking about keeping tabs on your health more so than you used to. One aspect of your overall health is of course your vision and eyes. There are several things you can do to be mindful about eye health under 40, such […]

Tips for Maintaining Healthy Retinas

September 28, 2021

The health of your retinas is an important part of overall health. Our experienced eye doctors prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases and disorders affecting the retinas. To learn more, please call Kirk Eye Center in Loveland, CO, at 970-669-1107.

Omega-3 Nutraceuticals to Combat Dry Eye Syndrome

September 17, 2021

Dry eye is a common syndrome affecting millions of Americans. If you get dry eye even occasionally, you may be sick of the gritty, itchy, sore eye symptoms and blurry vision. At Kirk Eye Center, we offer several options for dry eye treatment, including an Omega-3 supplement made by Physician Recommended Nutriceuticals. Taken in soft […]

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