On August 9th and 10th this summer, Dr. Wolford, her son, Jon and nephew, Andy rode their bicycles 180 miles to honor her brother and raise money for the James Cancer Center at The Ohio State University. Dr. Wolford, her nephew Andy, her husband and her 4 siblings are graduates of OSU, her son currently attends the university.


” We owe a debt of gratitude to the James Cancer Center for not only saving my brother’s life but for the ground breaking cancer research they do.” Over 7200 riders participated in various length rides, Dr. Wolford and family are participating in the 180 miles for the second year. The miles on the bike are nothing compared to hours spent in surgery, chemo and radiation so there are no complaints from the riders.


If you would still like to donate to the cause we are happy to accept donations for Jon’s ride.


We are already training for next year, thank you for your support.


Jane Wolford, OD and family

Did you know?

A study involving 4,000 children found that that spending at least 2 hours a day outside decreases axial length of the eye (myopia, or nearsightedness).  An additional study involving 946 young adults found that increasing serum concentration of vitamin D was associated with a decreasing prevalence of myopia, and that higher vitamin D intake decreased the risk of myopia.  SO get outdoors this summer!

2014 Scholarship Winners!

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Congratulations to our 2014 scholarship winners! Emily Brady is a graduate of Longmont High School and will be attending The University of Northern Colorado, and Daniel Scarbrough graduated from Frederick High School and will be attending The Colorado School of Mines. Good luck on your college endeavors!



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Helpful Tip

Myth: Wearing glasses too much will make the eyes “dependent” on them.

Fact: Refractive errors (near-sightedness, far-sightedness, or astigmatism) change as kids get older. Many variables come into play, but most of this change is likely due to genetics and continues despite wearing glasses earlier or later or more or less. Wearing glasses does not make the eyes get worse.


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