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Tips For Itchy Eyes

The change of seasons from winter to spring is when most people experience seasonal allergies, and this can wreak havoc on your eyes. Tearing, redness and irritation are just some of the ways that Mother Nature alerts us to her renewal of life. If you experience itchy eyes, it could be allergies or another problem. […]

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How to treat Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that damages the eye’s optic nerve. It can be inherited but usually doesn’t reveal itself until later in life. If left untreated, glaucoma can result in permanent vision loss. Most people never exhibit the early signs of glaucoma nor experience any pain. For this reason, regular eye exams are […]

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The Importance of Pediatric Eye Exams

Children can sometimes develop the same vision problems as adults. Unfortunately, they are unaware of the symptoms of vision problems and are most likely unable to communicate the occurrence of eyesight issues to their parents. Eye problems like strabismus (crossed eyes) and amblyopia (lazy eye) are congenital vision conditions that can have a major impact […]

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Start the New Year off right with an Eye Exam

Regular eye exams are an important part of maintaining overall health. Eyes can often reveal not only vision problems but other health issues as well. Even if you feel like you have a perfectly fine vision, you may still be at risk for “silent” problems like age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, or glaucoma. What […]

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What you can Do about your Dry Eyes Right Now

Even on our happiest days, our eyes are full of tears. Tears are essential to providing the moisture, lubrication, antibodies, and proteins needed for healthy and comfortable eyes. Tears are incredible! So what happens when we aren’t getting enough of them? Dry eye. Dry eye is an irritating condition that makes your eyes itchy, red, […]

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Your LASIK Questions, Answered

LASIK is a popular procedure used to correct vision for those who are nearsighted, farsighted, or have astigmatism. LASIK stands for laser in-situ keratomileusis. If you’ve thought of getting LASIK surgery, you’ve likely considered some of the following questions. What are the benefits of LASIK? LASIK has a great list of benefits, including the fact […]

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Finding the Perfect Eyeglass Frames

This fall, try changing up your look with a pair of new eyeglass frames. For some, choosing eyeglasses can seem overwhelming. With so many choices, how can you be sure to get it right? Luckily, you don’t need to hire a fashion expert to make the right choice. By following these basic tips, you can […]

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Your Keratoconus Concerns, Addressed

Keratoconus develops when the cornea transforms from a dome shape to a cone shape. This occurs when the collagen is not strong enough to stop the cornea from bulging. This condition can result in frustrating and severe eye problems. Here are common concerns voiced by patients about keratoconus. Is keratoconus genetic? Research shows that keratoconus […]

Are you Avoiding LASIK for These Reasons? | Stuart P. Sondheimer, MD | Skokie, IL

Are you Avoiding LASIK for These Reasons?

The LASIK vision-correcting procedure is one of the most studied. Each time researchers have looked closely at this surgery, they have concluded that it is safe and effective. The data that is available on LASIK is extensive; and yet, doubt still sometimes overrides that data. One of the reasons we think this may be the […]

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