Margolis Vision Blog

Lone Tree, Castle Rock, & the Greater Denver Area

November 26, 2017

At Margolis Vision, we recommend annual eye exam for all our patients. Regular eye exams are an important part of protecting your vision. Taking care of your eyes ensures that you will have good vision as you age.

Staying on top of your health is important at every age, but especially for senior patients. As you get older, your risk of developing eye problems increases. If your vision becomes clouded due to cataracts, you may not be able to see...

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November 19, 2017

Your eyes are an important part of your health. There are many things you can do to keep them healthy and make sure you are seeing your best. The following simple tips can help you keep your eyes healthy and your vision as clear as possible for many years to come:

Get routine eye exams from an eye doctor. You might think your vision is fine or that your eyes are healthy, but visiting your eye care professional for a comprehensive dilated eye exam is the only way...

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November 12, 2017

Degenerative conditions that affect the retina, the part of the eye responsible for forming images, can pose a serious threat to a person’s vision. In Lone Tree, Dr. Margolis provides exceptional treatment for retinal conditions such as macular holes and cataracts, among others.

Macular Holes: A macular hole is a small break in the macula which is located in the center of the...

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November 05, 2017

Dry eye is a pretty common eye condition. It can also be pretty annoying, interrupting daily activities. In order to treat, it’s important to understand the common causes of dry eye:

Autoimmune Disease - Studies show that chronic dry eye can be a symptom of several autoimmune disorders such as lupus, Sjögren’s Syndrome, Grave’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis.

Vitamin...

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October 29, 2017

Do you know if you have glaucoma? Glaucoma can affect anyone but most often occurs in men and women over the age of 40. In most cases of glaucoma, there are no obvious signs or symptoms and most people remain unaware of it until serious vision loss has occurred. The signs and symptoms of glaucoma vary depending on the type and stage of your condition:

Normal-Tension Glaucoma Signs and Symptoms:

  • Vision loss once advanced...
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October 22, 2017

For the right candidate, LASIK can be an incredibly effective way to address refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. However, if you are not a good candidate, LASIK risks are much higher when you undergo this procedure.

To be considered a good candidate for LASIK eye surgery in Lone Tree, you should meet the following requirements:

  • LASIK eye surgery candidates must be at least 18 years of age.
  • ...
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October 15, 2017

Even though the eye is small, only about 1 inch in diameter, it serves a very important function - the sense of sight. The eye is one of the most complex organisms in the human body. It is made up of many distinct parts working in unison together and in order for the eye to work at its best, all parts must work well collectively.

Let’s look at a few of the main parts of this vital organ:

Anterior Chamber: The space between the...

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October 08, 2017

Dry eyes are no fun: They itch, sting and tear up. If you experience dry eyes, you don’t have to suffer. There are many dry eye treatment options available.

Remedies to Treat Mild Dry Eyes:

  • Use over-the-counter preservative-free lubricating artificial tears at least 4 times per day or more if desired, especially following LASIK.
  • Avoid dehydration by drinking plenty of...
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October 01, 2017

A cataract is a painless, cloudy area in the lens of the eye. The lens is enclosed in a lining called the lens capsule. During cataract surgery in Lone Tree, Dr. Margolis separates the cataract from the lens capsule. In most cases, the lens is replaced with an intraocular lens implant (IOL). In most instances, with certain limitations, cataract surgery costs are covered under both private insurance...

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September 20, 2017

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world. However, it’s the leading cause of preventable blindness.

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions caused by abnormally high pressure that builds up in the eye, potentially damaging the optic nerve and resulting in vision loss. There are several different types of glaucoma, but the two main types are referred to as...

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