Back to School Eye Exams: What to Bring, How to Prepare, and Why They Matter Back-to-school season brings familiar traditions: cleaning out the backpacks, sharpening a set of fresh new pencils, and trying to find that elusive brand of glue stick specified on the school supply list. It also means making sure that you have all your kids’ registration forms in order, including medical forms and the back-to-school eye exam. That’s where we come in! School eye exam season is a routine in our year, too. We love welcoming kids and parents into our office to check in on their […]
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Welcome to Poudre Valley Eye Care Fort Collins! We are the go-to eye care experts for eye exams, eye disease treatment, contact lenses, and overall eye health. In our eye health Fort Collins blog posts, we post articles with useful and valuable information. We cover topics like the best foods for eye health, best contact lenses, general eye facts, eye exam information, FAQs, and much more. We update our blog regularly with helpful eye health information so that you can live life clearly. You can lean on the Poudre Valley Eye Care team for new and relevant information that is posted regularly.
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Optometrist vs. Optician vs. Ophthalmologist What’s the Difference, and Why You Should Know Here’s a question any eye care professional hears frequently: what’s the difference between an optometrist, an optician, and an ophthalmologist? And, more practically, which one should you be seeing? Our Poudre Valley staff often answers this question for our patients. We’d like to help set the record straight. Optometrist vs. Optician vs. Ophthalmologist: What’s the difference? In short, here are the definitions of each of these kinds of vision care professionals: An optometrist is a vision care and eye doctor who handles routine eye exams, prescribes corrective […]
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DIABETIC EYE CARE MANAGEMENT IN FORT COLLINS Our team of eye doctors in Fort Collins work with you to keep your vision healthy and prevent diabetic eye disease. We screen regularly for diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, and other related conditions. Of course, we always hope to find that your vision is healthy! If we do find evidence of diabetic eye disease, you’ll be in good hands, though. Our team of optometrists have experience treating diabetic eye disease, including diabetic macular edema and diabetic retinopathy. We can walk you through next steps and help ensure you receive high-quality care to […]
4 SIGNS IT IS TIME FOR AN EYE EXAM As a kid, you may remember getting yearly eye exams at school. Or getting your eyes checked at the doctor’s office for your yearly physical. But, now that you are an adult, how often should you be getting an eye exam? And what are the signs that an eye exam is long passed due? YOU DON’T REMEMBER THE LAST TIME YOU WENT TO THE EYE DOCTOR. Eye exams, especially for people who have never experienced vision problems and do not need contacts or glasses, are easy to put on the backburner. […]