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Learn About LASIK: Just in Time for Summer!

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Apr 18, 2018 8:39:00 AM

LASIK in time for summerSummer is a time for beach vacations, afternoons by the pool, and playing catch in the park, but carefree days in the sun can quickly turn sour when you spend half your time squinting to see your kids or trying to keep your eye on the ball. There’s no denying that glasses have become a bit of a fashion accessory, but it’s more fun to match your specs to your outfit when they’re an option rather than a necessity. LASIK eye surgery can lead you to the land where you are less likely to need glasses, so you can finally visualize your best summer ever.

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optomap: Coming Soon

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Apr 2, 2018 11:08:00 AM

Regular detailed examination of the inside of the eye – the retina, is critical to eye health. Doctors use a number of techniques to examine the retina including looking into the eye, usually after dilating and the use of special cameras for imaging inside the eye.

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Why Sports Eye Safety Month is Important

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Apr 2, 2018 8:52:00 AM

When we send our kids off to play football, we make sure their helmet is on tight and their pads are firmly in place. No soccer enthusiast is on the field without his or her shin guards, and a hockey game without a face mask is practically unheard of. Why is it, then, that we’re so lax about providing our children – and, when necessary, ourselves – with the appropriate protective eyewear? 

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Topics: Eye care, sports eye safety, eye safety

Cataract Surgery: Three IOLs That Will Change Your Vision

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Mar 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM

More than 24.4 million Americans aged 40 or older suffer from cataracts; a clouding of the eye’s lens that can lead to vision loss or blindness. Some people are born with congenital cataracts while others develop the condition as a result of aging, injury, or repeated exposure to environmental and lifestyle factors such as UV radiation, diet, alcohol, or cigarette smoke. Whatever the cause, cataracts can be debilitating, limiting not only the affected person’s vision but their quality of life as well. 

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Topics: Cataracts

Why Save Your Vision Month is so Important

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Mar 7, 2018 8:02:00 AM

For some people, March is dedicated to basketball or the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, but there’s an important event you may be overlooking: National 'Save Your Vision Month'. Every March, the American Optometric Association runs a nationwide campaign that shines a spotlight on eye health. What's the main focus? Encouraging people to commit to regular eye exams.

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LASIK Surgery: Five Reasons to Fall in Love with Your Vision

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Feb 14, 2018 8:03:00 AM

Five-reasons-to-get-LASIK.jpgYou’ve come to a point in your life where you’re sick and tired of wearing contact lenses and glasses – meaning it’s highly likely that you’ve been considering LASIK eye surgery. Many Americans undergo the LASIK procedure because of its high success rate, fast healing time and extraordinary results. If you’re considering undergoing laser corrective surgery, here are five reasons LASIK surgery will make you fall in love with your vision.

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Everything You Need to Know About AMD

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Feb 8, 2018 10:46:59 AM

everything-you-need-to-know-AMD.jpgAge-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a very common, progressive eye condition that causes damage to the macula, a small spot near the center of the retina. The macula is the part of the eye that allows us to clearly see objects that are straight ahead. Did you know that AMD affects more than 10 million Americans? That’s why February is recognized as AMD and Low Vision Awareness month.

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LASIK for the New Year

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Jan 17, 2018 8:36:00 AM

Welcome to 2018. It’s a new year and the perfect time to think about getting LASIK eye surgery. We all make resolutions during this time of year (to join a challenging fitness class, become more organized and deadline-driven, quit smoking, spend more time with family, etc.), but despite our best intentions many of our resolutions get forgotten about throughout the year. 

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Glaucoma Awareness: 4 Facts You Need to Know

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Jan 3, 2018 8:59:00 AM

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that affect the optic nerve – the vital link between your eye and your brain. Since glaucoma has no symptoms, it’s estimated that up to 40% of a sufferer’s vision can disappear without them noticing. The World Health Organization has estimated that nearly 4.5 million people around the world have gone blind because of glaucoma

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Keep Pink Eye Out of Your Holiday Plans

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Dec 20, 2017 8:01:00 AM

The holiday season is synonymous with large gatherings of family and friends, sharing laughter, food, gifts, stories, and inevitably, germs. The holiday season lines up perfectly with another, less treasured time of the year: cold and flu season. When you think of cold and flu season, images of the stomach flu and various types of upper respiratory infections most likely come to mind, but flu season may also bring an unexpected surprise in the form of conjunctivitis or pink eye. 

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Topics: Eye care

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