Sunday 29 May 2016
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Welcome to Rocky Mountain Eye Center

Thank you for visiting Rocky Mountain Eye Center - Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico's most comprehensive family eye care center.

Rocky Mountain Eye Center's current, eight board certified ophthalmologists diagnose, treat and help to prevent diseases of the eye. Rocky Mountain Eye Center's ophthalmologists complete annual eye examinations, perform surgical procedures, assist in specific areas of eye care and prescribe eyeglasses and contact lenses. Rocky Mountain Eye Center is Southeastern Colorado's only LASIK surgery center. Rocky Mountain Eye Center's optometrists are available to assist with your family's optometric needs. Rocky Mountain Eye Center's trained optical staff provides assistance with the variety of eye care products available at any one of our optical shops.

Our doctors treat eye diseases such as diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration along with other common or unique eye conditions. Other common eye conditions and diseases that our doctors treat regularly include dry eye syndrome, corneal and external disease, vitreoretinal disease, pediatric ophthalmology and oculoplastic conditions.

At Rocky Mountain Eye Center, we are here to provide the best possible care in a patient-centered environment. As a practice, our doctors have committed substantial resources to stay abreast of and utilize the latest technology to help you to see better. As you browse through our web site, we hope you will become acquainted with the complete range of services that we offer. Rocky Mountain Eye Center appreciates the fact that you are considering us for all of your family's personal eye care needs. If you have questions or concerns, we would be happy to talk with you.

As a convenience to our patients, Rocky Mountain Eye Center has offices in various locations throughout Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico.

Thank you for choosing Rocky Mountain Eye Center.



May Eye Observance

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May is "Healthy Vision" Month

Preventive eye care is important for everyone. Certain eye conditions and diseases can strike at any time in life, destroying healthy vision. Everyone should take care of their healthy vision by wearing protective eyewear when playing sports, doing yard work, working with chemicals or taking part in other activities that could cause an eye injury.

Because cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and other eye conditions affect seniors over age 65, a complete eye exam by their ophthalmologist every one to two years is highly recommended.

Below are suggested guidelines to schedule regular eye examinations for you and your family:

  • Ages 0 to 2: screening during regular pediatric appointment
  • Ages 3 to 5: screening every 1 to 2 years during regular primary care appointments
  • Ages 6 to 19: schedule examinations as needed
  • Ages 20 to 29: one examination
  • Ages 30 to 39: two examinations
  • Ages 40 to 65: examination every 2 to 4 years
  • Ages 65 and over: examination every 1 to 2 years

Getting a comprehensive dilated eye exam is one of the best things you can do to keep your eyes healthy. In this painless procedure, an eye care professional examines your eyes to look for common vision problems and eye diseases, many of which have no early warning signs. Protecting your eyes from accidents, and early detection and treatment of eye problems are the best ways to keep your healthy vision throughout life.





Educational Info.


The EyeSmart website is an educational site sponsored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology


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