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7 Eye Safety Tips for Home Eye Safety Month

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Oct 16, 2019 9:00:00 AM

October is Home Eye Safety Month, which means it is time to take a close look at your daily routine and change any habits that may be putting your vision at risk. Here are some everyday eye safety tips to reduce your chance of eye injury.

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Topics: Eye care

Top Eye Injury Statistics for Eye Injury Prevention Month

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Oct 9, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Eye Injury Prevention Month is an awareness month celebrated in October. In honor of this awareness month, we wanted to share some of the top eye injury statistics that you should be aware of as well as some ways to prevent eye injury at work and at home.

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Topics: Eye care

6 Causes of Corneal Disease

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Oct 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM

The cornea is the transparent front part of the eye that covers the iris, pupil, and anterior chamber. There are many causes that can put you at a higher risk of developing a disease of the cornea that can affect your vision for life. Let’s learn a bit more about what corneal disease is and then get into these specific causes.

What is Corneal Disease?

A corneal disease is a serious condition that can cause clouding, distortion, scarring, and eventually blindness. There are many types of corneal disease. The three major types are keratoconus, Fuchs' endothelial dystrophy, and bullous keratopathy.

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Topics: Eye care

Prevent Eye Injuries with Sports Eye Safety Month

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Sep 25, 2019 9:00:00 AM

With thousands of eye injuries each year directly related to sports injuries, it is important to take all precautionary measures to protect your eyes when hitting the field, court, or gym.

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Topics: Eye care

Is it Fall Seasonal Allergies or Dry Eye?

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Sep 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Your eyes are so dry, red, and itchy you can barely stand to blink. Are you suffering from dry eye or seasonal allergies? There is a lot of overlap between these two common eye conditions and learning how to tell them apart could help you find relief sooner rather than later.

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Topics: Eye care

4 Essential Vision Tips for Healthy Aging Month

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Sep 4, 2019 9:00:00 AM

There are millions of products on the market designed to help you combat fine lines and wrinkles or dye away gray hair, but visible signs of aging aren’t the only things you should be thinking about as the years tick by. In honor of Healthy Aging Month, we’re taking a deeper look at how you can protect your vision today, tomorrow, and always.

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Topics: Eye care

Illinois Eye Center's Optical Boutique: Where Fashion and Function Meet

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Aug 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Once upon a time, glasses were strictly functional — and many of us have the old-school photos to prove it! But today, eyewear is at the forefront of fashion, with major designers creating incredible styles worn by everyone from A-list celebrities to people just like you. We created the Illinois Eye Center Optical Boutique to give our clients the best eyewear options possible, so you can look and feel fantastic each and every day.

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Topics: Eye care, Illinois Eye Center Optical Boutique, Specialty Frames, Eyeglasses, Sunglasses, Eyewear for Kids

Children's Eye Health & Safety Month: When to Suspect Childhood Eye Problems

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Aug 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Our kids can’t always tell us when something is wrong, especially when it concerns a still-developing sense like their eyesight. This month, we’re focusing on children’s eye health and safety by sharing how to spot childhood eye problems so you can get your little one the help they need ASAP.

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Topics: Eye care

21st-Century Problems: The Truth About Digital Eye Strain

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Jul 3, 2019 12:00:18 PM

On average, Americans spend a staggering 11 hours per day on their smartphones and tablets. From flicking through social media to streaming your favorite television show to checking out the latest from the top YouTube bloggers, it’s likely you spend a lot of time staring at a screen. What you might not know is that all that computer and e-reader time can result in a problem called computer vision syndrome.

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Topics: Eye care

5 Explosive Tips to Help Keep Your Eyes Safe on the Fourth of July

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Jun 5, 2019 9:00:00 AM

There are many ways to show our patriotism and the numerous freedoms our country provides, but one of the most highly anticipated celebrations of the year is the Fourth of July. As beautiful and goosebump-inducing as those red, white and blue fireworks displays can be, they also represent danger.

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Topics: Eye care

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