Kirk Eye Center's Blog

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May 01, 2015

It’s human nature to take our senses for granted. Our ability to smell, taste, hear, and touch are generally things we do with no effort, hardly any thought, and little reflection. The same goes for our eyesight. However, what would you do if you woke up tomorrow and you couldn’t see. Would that change your life? Would you have to make some drastic changes to how you live? Think for a moment about all the changes you would have to make to your lifestyle. Would you be able to use your computer or phone? Yes, but it would be a much different experience as a person without sight. How would you get to work? Would you even be able to do...

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April 01, 2015

Glaucoma is a scary and awful disease. It occurs when increased pressure in your eye damages the optic nerve. If you are feeling pain in one eye and or you notice a sharp change in your vision, you should get down to the Kirk Eye Center as soon as possible for urgent eye care. You may be experiencing the early stages of glaucoma which can rob you of your vision entirely. Both open-angle glaucoma and closed-angle glaucoma damage the optic nerve. The biggest difference is the suddenness of the progression of symptoms. Open angle glaucoma can be slow and gradual onset of pain, while closed-angle glaucoma can adversely affect the patient very...

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April 01, 2015

Save 40% OFF your second complete pair (frame and lenses) of any Tura brand sunglasses!

  • Not valid with Vision Insurance or Discount Plans
  • Valid prescription required
  • Discount is applied to the Tura sunglass order only. Not valid on previous orders or non-prescription sunglasses
  • Valid only on Tura brand sunglasses including Ted Baker, Lulu Guinness, and Tura Sun
  • In Stock frames only, no special orders

Offer good thru Friday, January 30th, 2015

March 28, 2015

Hello,

to come by and pick me up anytime now. First thing’s first though–we need to get that eye exam scheduled with one of our eye doctors, so you can experience the professional eye care delivered by the Kirk Eye Center

center has great customer service, patient relations, and experts in eye care, I have posted a couple of customer testimonials for you to peruse. They speak very highly of the doctors and staff here at the Kirk Eye Center.

“Anti-Glare Lenses”

“When I play softball, my glasses are my secret weapon. I see everything and during night games, there is NO glare!”

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March 09, 2015

We now stock magnifiers for low vision, reading and hobbies.

  • Hilco magnifiers, as well as the LED Raylite Series 3
  • Available in  2.8x, 3.9x, 4.7x, 5.4x, 7.1x, 8.7x, 10.1x, 12.0x, and 14.7x aspheric powers
  • LED lit battery operated handles and interchangeable heads
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March 01, 2015

Save 40% on select Silhouette frames and Tura Sunglass frames when purchased as a complete pair (frame and lenses)

  • While supplies last
  • Not valid with Vision Insurance or Discount Plans
  • Valid prescription required
  • Not valid on previous orders

Offer good through Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

February 01, 2015

10% OFF All IN-STOCK Magnifiers

February is Age Related Macular Degeneration, Low Vision Month. To create awareness, we’re featuring savings on our magnifiers.

  • In-stock only, no special orders
  • May not use with Vision Insurance and Discount Plans
  • Not valid on previous orders, readers or non-prescription sunglasses.

Offer good thru Friday, February 27th, 2015

December 01, 2014

Concerned about glaucoma? First of all, what is it? It’s a term that describes a group of eye disorders that can either result in optic nerve damage or loss to the field of vision. Glaucoma earned the nickname “the silent thief of sight” due to the fact that it can often cause loss of vision over a long period of time. Generally, symptoms will only occur when the disease is far along. Once vision is lost, it cannot be restored. As a result, treatment focuses on preventing further vision loss. It affects 1 in 200 people aged 50 and younger, and 1 in 10 people aged 80 and older. If glaucoma is detected and treated early enough, it’s...

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October 06, 2014

For the 9th year in a row, Kirk Eye Center has been voted #1 Eye Clinic in Loveland in the Reporter-Heralds Reader’s Choice awards.

We couldn’t have done it without our loyal patients, team members and friends in the Loveland Community.

To ALL of you, we say “Thank You!” 

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September 30, 2014

If you’ve noticed that you’re experiencing decreased vision or that every time you look at a light there seems to be a halo around it, you could be in the beginning stages of acute closed-angle glaucoma. If this describes your situation, the team at Kirk Eye Center wants to see you right away. With our treatment for glaucoma in Loveland, Colorado, your eyes can be properly cared for before your condition worsens and the risk of blindness grows.

Glaucoma is normally caused by increased pressure in your eye, and as a result, the optic nerve is damaged. You may begin to experience pain in one eye and with acute closed...

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