How is Glaucoma treated?

The Treatment of Glaucoma from Main Street Vision At Main Street Vision, our optometrist in Longmont, CO can help you improve your vision. Learn more about the treatment of glaucoma below! Glaucoma Overview At our optometry practice, we see a lot of conditions on a regular basis; however, one of the most common is glaucoma.…

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Benefits Prescription Sunglasses

On a clear day, it can get bright and sunny in Longmont, CO. If you wear glasses you might find that these sunny days cause problems when you go outside. You can avoid this by seeing our optometrist at Main Street Vision for help in obtaining prescription sunglasses. There are a few health benefits that…

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The Importance of Annual Eye Exams

Annual eye exams are just as important as annual physical check-ups. At Main Street Vision, we recommend our Longmont patients visit us at least every twelve months to promote good eye health all year long. Let’s learn about the benefits that an exam provides and how you can ensure your eyes remain healthy for years…

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Top 5 Causes of Dry Eye

Dry eye is a syndrome where the tear production in your eyes are decreased or evaporates too quickly. Our optometrists at Main Street Vision Care in Longmont specializes in diagnosing and treating many eye conditions, including dry eye. If you are suffering from red, itchy eyes, blurry vision, or light sensitively, there may be a…

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Sports Vision

Our vision is one of our most important senses. Not only can poor vision lead to issues concentrating and spending time with those you love most, poor vision can also lead to very dangerous situations. While having healthy and effective vision should be important for everyone, it’s even more important for athletes. Here at Main…

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Hard To Fit Contacts vs. Regular Contacts

Many patients much prefer contact lenses over normal glasses. They are sleek and are generally undetected by anyone else who didn’t know you needed to wear vision aids. However, hard to fit contacts can become a problem for many individuals when compared to normal contacts. There are various reasons why these contact lenses would become…

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Signs You May Have Computer Vision

Manage Computer Vision Symptoms with Our Help at Main Street Vision Care in Longmont, CO Computers vision is an eye care issue that plagues many people in Longmont and the surrounding area. If you live in this area and work with computers, you might be prone to suffering from it. Please contact us at Main…

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Scheduling Eye Appointments and COVID 19

As ophthalmologists and optometrists begin to schedule patients again, you’re probably wondering if it’s safe to visit the office for an eye exam. This recent article Is it Safe to Go to the Eye Doctor During COVID-19? offers good information on how eye doctors are protecting their patients, what you can do to protect yourself and others,…

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Do You Have Summer Sunglasses?

Nothing kills a fun summer outing faster than an eye injury. Some injuries are visible and instant—flying debris from weed whackers, a baseball to the eye, or caustic pool chemicals. Other injuries take a while to show up—sunburned corneas, ultraviolet rays that speed up the development of cataracts, or poison ivy or insect bites. And…

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Eye Exams for Children

According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), infants should have their first comprehensive eye exam at 6 months of age. Children then should receive additional eye exams at 3 years of age, and just before they enter kindergarten or the first grade at about age 5 or 6. What should you do?

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DIGITAL FATIGUE: EYE STRAIN AND MIGRAINES

The American Optometric Association always shares good patient information and advice.  Today, more and more people are suffering from visual fatigue without knowing the cause of their symptoms. Modern work and lifestyle changes have forced us to spend extended hours in close-range activities such as smartphones, computer work, e-books, and hand-held gaming. The increased demands…

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