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September 18, 2018

Cataracts are one of the most common age-related vision conditions. Currently, more than 25 million people over the age of 40 have cataracts, and this figure is expected to rise significantly over the next 20-30 years.

A cataract is a clouding of your eye’s lens. It develops when protein fibers in the lens become damaged. Over time as your lens becomes increasingly clouded with cataracts, the condition will result in a gradual deterioration of vision. Without treatment, cataracts can eventually result in blindness.

Cataract surgery can be performed to remove your eye’s clouded natural...

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July 25, 2018

Cataracts are one of the most common age-related vision conditions, impacting over 25 million Americans. If left untreated, cataracts can eventually lead to blindness.

Fortunately, you don’t have to go blind from cataracts. Cataract surgery can be performed to replace your eye’s cloudy natural lens with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL) that will restore clear, sharp vision. At Kirk Eye Center, we offer a variety of premium IOL options that will eliminate the need for glasses after your procedure.

Take our quiz to find out whether you may be displaying the early...

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May 15, 2018

Cataracts are already one of the leading causes of blindness around the world and based on data from the nonprofit organization Prevent Blindness, there will be a significant increase in cataract cases by 2050.

Fortunately, cataracts are easily treatable. At Kirk Eye Center, we offer the latest and most advanced cataract surgery treatment methods, allowing you to restore clear, sharp vision.

We’ve created the following infographic to highlight the prevalence of cataract surgery in our country. If you suffer from cataracts, schedule an appointment to find out if you’re ready for...

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March 20, 2018

Cataracts are a common vision condition. More than 24 million Americans over the age of 40 have cataracts, and approximately 50% of Americans will develop the condition by the time they are 75 years old.

A cataract is a clouding of your eye's natural lens. As the condition progresses, your lens becomes increasingly clouded, preventing light from passing through to the retina clearly. This results in a progressive deterioration of vision. Fortunately, clear vision can easily be restored with cataract surgery.

During cataract surgery, your eye's clouded lens is removed and replaced by...

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January 16, 2018

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, and Kirk Eye Center would like to take this opportunity to provide you with some basic information about this serious vision condition. Check out our infographic below to learn more about glaucoma, including risk factors, types of glaucoma and more.

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States, largely due to the fact that there are often no symptoms until you start experiencing irreversible vision loss. Make sure you avoid vision loss from glaucoma by scheduling an eye exam every year. Early treatment is the best way to preserve your...

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December 14, 2017

Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that impacts roughly 30 million people across the country. It can cause a variety of uncomfortable symptoms and may even impact your vision at times. Fortunately, this condition is easily treated.

We've created the following quiz to help you determine whether you suffer from dry eye syndrome. Kirk Eye Center offers a wide range of dry eye treatments, and we can help you clear up this condition once and for all.


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November 15, 2017

Kirk Optical End of Year Eyglass Sale - Loveland, COKirk Optical is running a special end of year frame promotion, valid until 12/31/17. This is a great opportunity to save big on a new pair of designer eyeglass frames during the holiday season. You can receive 30% off select designer line frames, including styles from:

  • Coach
  • Vera Wang
  • Jimmy Crystal New York
  • Silhouette
  • Versace
  • Ray Ban

This sale expires 12/31/17. All of...

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November 09, 2017

Kirk Eye Center is now offering several women's skin care products from Zoria®. These high end cosmetic products utilize the latest skin care innovations to help you look and feel your best. The Zoria products currently carried at Kirk Eye Center include:

  • Zoria® Under Eye Treatment
  • Zoria® Boost™ Lash Intensifying Serum

Zoria Under Eye Treatment

Zoria skin care products - Loveland, COZoria Under Eye Treatment is a two-step process that...

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October 12, 2017

Dry Eyes - Loveland, CODry eye syndrome, or more accurately called dysfunctional tear syndrome, is a common condition impacting many Americans. It occurs as a result of your tear glands failing to produce either sufficient quality or quantity of tear film. Often, dry eye syndrome can cause you to experience painful symptoms, including:

  • Burning sensation in your eyes
  • Scratchy, gritty feeling in your eyes
  • Blurry or double vision, especially...
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August 14, 2017

Did you know that undiagnosed vision issues can significantly impact your child’s ability to learn and perform to his or her ability at school? This is a much more common problem than you might imagine. Approximately one out of every four school-aged children has a refractive vision error that hasn’t been corrected with glasses.

We’ve created the following quiz to help you determine whether your child may need glasses. At Kirk Optical, we offer great prices on children’s glasses. You can receive the best quality frames with a polycarbonate lens for just $50....

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