CONTACT LENS-RELATED INFECTIONS

What can cause contact lenses-related eye infections? While contact lenses are safely worn by many, there is a risk of developing eye infections. Factors that contribute to an infection can include: Use of extended-wear lenses Reduced tear exchange under the lens Environmental factors Poor hygiene How can I avoid getting an eye infection due to… Read More


FARSIGHTEDNESS

Farsightedness (hyperopia) is a common vision condition in which you can see distant objects clearly, but objects nearby may be blurry. The degree of your farsightedness determines your focusing ability. People with severe farsightedness may see near objects less clearly than distant objects, while those with mild farsightedness may be able to clearly see objects… Read More


ICON Eyecare Donates $10,000 to Colorado Mesa University Health Sciences Department

ICON Eyecare, Dr. Jay Hoffman and Dr. James Fox donated $10,000 to Colorado Mesa University’s Health Sciences Department during a ceremonial check presentation on Monday, February 15th during a special presentation to motivate regional and industry acceleration in the eye care industry. “The donation was made on behalf of our entire care team on the… Read More


ANATOMY OF THE EYE

The human eye is the organ of sight and is best compared to a camera. Like a sophisticated camera, the eye has multiple discrete parts which must function together properly to produce clear vision. The function of the eye is to convert light into an electrical signal, which is then transmitted to the brain through… Read More


AMBLYOPIA

Amblyopia, commonly known as lazy eye, is a condition where vision in one of the eyes is reduced because the eye and the brain are not working together properly. The visual loss in amblyopia cannot be corrected by just wearing glasses. Amblyopia is the most common cause of visual impairment during childhood. The condition affects… Read More


Leading LASIK Technology Available to You

New Technology at ICON Eyecare – ICON is excited to announce the availability of the NIDEK CATZ laser in our Lone Tree, Colorado location. ICON was the first clinic with the NIDEK CATZ topography LASIK laser in Colorado. Book a free consultation online or call 720-524-1001. Technology and Experience Front Range Grand Junction ICON’s Competitive Advantage Catalys… Read More


ASTIGMATISM

What Is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a common eye condition that’s easily corrected by eyeglasses, contact lenses, or surgery. Astigmatism is characterized by an irregular curvature of the cornea. This is one type of refractive error. Astigmatism occurs in nearly everybody to some degree. For significant curvature, treatment is required. A person’s eye is naturally spherical… Read More


STRABISMUS

Strabismus (also called crossed eyes, deviation, heterotropia, squint, tropia) is a condition where both of your eyes do not look toward the same object together. There are six different muscles that surround the eyes and work together so that both eyes can focus on the same object. For someone with strabismus, these muscles do not… Read More


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