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Lone Tree, Castle Rock, & the Greater Denver Area

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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September 20, 2017

A corrective lens is a lens worn in front of or on the eye, mainly used to treat refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, and presbyopia. Corrective lenses are designed to help your eyes to focus light properly onto your retina, so that you can see clearly. This is done by bending the light rays (before they enter the eye) to the degree required by your given condition.

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September 20, 2017

If you wear glasses or contact lenses, you might consider surgery to correct your vision. LASIK is a popular vision correction procedure that uses a laser to reshape your cornea — the clear, round dome at the front of your eye — to improve the way your eye focuses light rays onto your retina.

LASIK is short for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis. During LASIK in Lone Tree, Dr. Margolis uses the latest laser...

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March 26, 2015

Most eye care professionals recommend that you receive an annual eye exam, depending on an individual’s risk factors. Having annual eye exams can help detect eye diseases at an early stage, so that the doctors can work with the patients in order to preserve and maintain their vision and eye health for as long as possible. Additionally, visiting an eye doctor annually will ensure that your vision changes are corrected, and can even give you tips on how to take care of your eyes!

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March 19, 2015

Most people try to eat healthy in order to maintain heart health and keep their weight under control. Eating in order to keep your eyes healthy is just as important, especially as you’re aging. You can help to keep your eyes healthy by eating certain foods, which in turn can also prevent certain diseases, like dry eyes, cataracts, macular degeneration and vision loss.

Fatty Fish

Certain fish, such as tuna, salmon, and sardines contain omega-3 fatty acids, which help to...

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March 13, 2015

Q: My eyes water in the winter and in the summer. Do I have allergies?

A: In the United States, 60 million Americans suffer from allergies. Of this number, 24 million have ocular allergies. Do you suffer from constant sneezing, nasal congestion, red, itchy, watery or swollen eyes? If so, it may be a good idea to come into our office to check for ocular allergy sensitivities.

At Margolis Vision, we administer a safe and effective allergy skin test, which...

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March 06, 2015

Q: I know that I need cataract surgery in both eyes, however, I have astigmatism. Does this mean that I cannot have the procedure?

A: This is a common question that we receive in our office. With the advancement in technology, this is not an issue. Dr. Margolis has the ability to correct one’s astigmatism during cataract surgery using several different methods.

So what is astigmatism? Astigmatism is a common condition, with about one in every three...

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February 26, 2015

Let’s face it – for women, long, dramatic eyelashes have been sought after since the days of Cleopatra. Having long eyelashes is more than just a fashion statement – it has functionality meant to help protect your eyes from drying out. Recent research suggests that having the perfect lash length can shield your eyes from dust and damage.  

A recent study published in the Royal Society Interface journal found that eyelashes of a length around 1/3 the width of the eye set up a defensive zone of...

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February 19, 2015

Smoking causes many health problems. Most people are aware of the different ways that smoking can negatively affect your lungs and heart. However, a lot of people are unaware of the issues that smoking can cause to your eye health. Quitting smoking can help reduce your chance of emphysema and lung cancer, but can also save your vision.

Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration can occur when a part of the retina begins to deteriorate. Macular Degeneration is a...

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February 12, 2015

It’s almost that time of year – time to get into the spirit of love! This year, forget about the chocolates and flowers and focus on gifts that your significant other will cherish for a lifetime! At Margolis Vision, we offer vision changing procedures, a full-boutique optical with designer frames, and cosmetic treatments and procedures that will help your loved one feel youthful and beautiful.

Designer Sunglasses

Who doesn’t love a pair of beautiful and stylish sunglasses for...

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