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Visual Problems can Interfere with Learning and School Success

If a child is struggling in school or is exhibiting signs of a learning difficulty, a developmental visual assessment is called for.

Does your Child Dislike Reading?

Relevant visual skills required for reading include eye-tracking, eye-teaming, convergence, accommodation, and visual fixation — all skills that are assessed during a functional visual evaluation

Concussion and Vision Problems

Even a mild concussion that can occur from slipping in the bathtub or tripping over your own feet, can impact the part of the brain...

Headaches and Dizziness can be Caused by a Vision Problem

Any problem within the visual system that occurs as a result of binocular vision dysfunction, convergence insufficiency or focusing difficulty, can severely impact the way...

Have You Had Your Functional Vision Checked after a Concussion?

If you have suffered a concussion, the visual skills, such as eye teaming, tracking and focusing abilities, could be impacted.

Stimulate the Visual System with Syntonics

Syntonics, or syntonic phototherapy, is an innovative and non-invasive treatment method using specific light wavelengths to stimulate the visual system.

Uncontrolled Diabetes can Lead to Vision Loss

Maintaining healthy glucose levels can prevent the tiny blood vessels in the retina from weakening and causing vision loss.

Clearer Vision Ahead: The Benefits of Scleral Lenses

Scleral lenses are the go-to contact lenses for people with irregularly shaped corneas.

The Link Between High Myopia and Serious Eye Diseases

High myopia – severe nearsightedness – is associated with an increased risk of serious eye diseases such as retinal detachment, glaucoma, and cataracts.

Can Vision Therapy Benefit A Child With a Learning Disability?

Vision therapy can address underlying visual problems that can mimic or exacerbate a learning disability.

The Importance of Regular Eye Exams in Detecting Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) can cause severe vision loss, but early detection can help preserve your vision.

Eye Exam Saves Woman’s Life by Detecting Brain Tumor Early

Here's how eye exams helped save Katie's vision and quality of life. Call Niwot Eyecare and Vision Therapy to schedule your appointment.

How Diabetes Increases Dry Eye Risk in Children and Adolescents

Children and adolescents with diabetes are significantly more likely to suffer from dry eye syndrome (DES) than their non-diabetic peers. Read on to learn why...

Concussions & Vision Problems After a Car Accident

Car accidents can often result in a concussion, a type of traumatic brain injury that can cause vision problems.

When Should You See a Retina Specialist?

Many retinal conditions can lead to vision loss if not diagnosed early and treated promptly. If your optometrist notices signs of retinal disease, they’ll manage...

How Can Poor Vision Affect Your Child’s Behavior?

Did you know that poor visual skills can contribute to behavioral problems in children? Read on to learn how vision therapy can help address these...

Experts Warn of Rising Levels Of Myopia

Discover why experts say there’s a myopia epidemic, and learn what you can do to keep your kids’ eyes healthy. Niwot Eyecare and Vision Therapy...

Natural And Holistic Dry Eye Treatments

Medication doesn't always work to heal dry eye syndrome's underlying cause. The following natural and holistic remedies may relieve your eye discomfort and relieve your...

7 Eye Care Tips for the Holiday Season

Your eye experts at Niwot Eyecare and Vision Therapy have compiled our top 7 tips for keeping your eyes healthy and safe this holiday season....

High Blood Sugar Linked to Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Did you know that having atrophied meibomian glands can signal uncontrolled blood sugar levels? To learn more or to schedule an appointment, contact Niwot Eyecare...

Blurred Vision And Headaches — What’s the Connection

If you suffer from headaches accompanied by blurred vision, you may have an underlying problem with your visual system. Read on to discover how blurred...

How the Environment Can Affect Your Vision and Eye Health

Many scientific studies have confirmed that exposure to various things in the environment can negatively affect our eye health and vision. Read on to learn...

Protect Your Eyes With These Contact Lens Safety Tips

It's Contact Lens Safety Month, which makes it the perfect time to brush up on ways to keep your eyes and vision healthy when wearing...

Are Contact Lenses Safe For My Child?

As a parent, you want to do everything you can to protect your child’s vision. But you may be wondering if contact lenses are safe...

Are You Suddenly Seeing Dark Spots? Here’s What You Should Do

Seeing floaters is common and usually nothing to worry about. Yet there are times when floaters are a sign of a serious eye condition. Here’s...

3 Effective Ways to Relieve Dry Eyes

Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common eye conditions in the world, yet many people put up with the discomfort, even though it's...

Eye Exams and the Health of Your Mind and Body

Everyone's heard the adage that "the eyes are the window to the soul." But did you know that they can also be a primary window...

5 Eye Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Here are 5 eye symptoms that you should never ignore. Call Niwot Eyecare and Vision Therapy without delay if you or a loved one experiences...

Start The Year Right With A Pediatric Eye Exam

Every child should have a comprehensive eye exam before the start of the new school year. Just as you wouldn’t consider sending them to school without...

Can I Be Blinded By A Nerf® Gun?

Did you know that Nerf® guns, a supposedly safe children’s toy, have been shown to cause eye injury in certain cases? What makes them so...

Adjustable Glasses

Adjustable eyeglasses are an affordable non-prescription alternative to prescription eyeglasses or for the correction of minor refractive errors such as presbyopia, hyperopia (farsightedness) and myopia...

Hyperopia and Your Child

Hyperopia affects near vision in children and young adults. Want to know more about hyperopia? Here we explain ways to recognize the condition and help...

Can Cataract Surgery Prevent Dementia?

Cataract surgery not only improves vision. Research suggests that cataract surgery may also prevent cognitive decline.

June 27 Is National Sunglasses Day!

Here’s how you can celebrate National Sunglasses Day on June 27.