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The Pros and Cons of Multifocal Intraocular Lenses (IOLs)

The Pros and Cons of Multifocal Intraocular Lenses (IOLs)

As we age, our vision naturally deteriorates, beginning with a loss of reading vision, or presbyopia, and continuing with a clouding of our crystalline lens, or cataracts. A 2015 survey estimated that in the U.S., over 24.4 million people ages 40 and older are affected by cataracts. Cataracts occur when the eye lens tissue is affected by… Read More

How Does LipiFlow Treat Dry Eye?

Dry eye is common in Colorado’s dry climate, but what really causes it? According to current research, 86 percent of those diagnosed with dry eye actually suffer from Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). It’s a long name for a condition that essentially means the glands responsible for producing tear oils are blocked, which then typically leads… Read More

What Is Macular Degeneration?

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in individuals over 50. Macular degeneration affects the macula, the center of the retina. This is the part of the eye that allows you to see details and helps with colors. Symptoms of Macular Degeneration In early stages, macular degeneration does not typically result in… Read More

Different Types of Cataract Surgery

At Eye Center of the Rockies, we’ve been helping patients improve their vision for more than a decade, and our unique experience in the Vail Valley helps us determine which patients will benefit most from different types of surgeries. Cataract surgery, for example, is one of the most common surgeries performed worldwide. Early symptoms typically… Read More

How To Make LASIK More Affordable

What would you pay to never need glasses or contact lenses again? For some people, the cost of LASIK can be off-putting—it might require months or even years of saving. But did you know that there are ways to spend less on LASIK surgery without sacrificing the quality of the results? Below, our eye experts… Read More

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