Category Archives: Eye Conditions

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Floaters: Are They Serious?

You’ve likely been warned about floaters (those bright little dots that only you can see, which last for a few seconds), especially if you have a high prescription. But are they really so serious? Floaters may occur for a number of reasons, but they aren’t always emergency situations. Keep reading to learn about floaters and […]


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Is My Computer Hurting My Eyes?

The amount of time we spend on screens, computer and otherwise, is growing exponentially. Even without data, you can look at how your own life has changed in the last fifteen years through the daily use of technological screens. Though computers have been in offices for longer, they have taken over as the tool of […]


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Keratitis: A Serious Eye Infection

So, you have an eye infection. Receiving that news could ruin anyone’s day, but that diagnosis might especially sting if you wear contacts. Why? Because now, suddenly, you probably shouldn’t be wearing them. Your eye will need to breathe and rest while it recovers, so contacts are a big no-no, especially when they might be […]


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How to Hide a Stye

Have you ever woken up on the morning of a very important day to find that something’s just not right? Waking up with a stye is our worst nightmare. There’s only so much you can do during the day of. Thankfully, we’re here to help you calm and hide a stye in the event that you […]


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How Old Are Your Eyes?

In celebration of Older Americans Month, we want to discuss how aging affects your eyes. If you are over 40 years, you may understand how frustrating it is to learn during your eye exam that it is time to change your prescription or begin using reading glasses. Yes, you could probably eat more carrots, but unfortunately, […]


Do You Have Sensitive Eyes?

Do you experience pain when you look at lights, even indoor lighting that is found in department stores and offices? Have you noticed that you seem to develop headaches when you are in places that have bright lights? You may experience photophobia, sensitivity to light. Although the reason for your photophobia may be benign, an […]


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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 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 […]


How the Eyes Fit into Women’s Health Issues | Stuart P. Sondheimer, MD | Skokie, IL

How the Eyes Fit into Women’s Health Issues

Women’s health issues are numerous and, for the most part, pretty well known. During the month of October, many people turn their awareness to breast cancer and the need for screening and suitable treatment options. Breast cancer is just one of so many health topics that are of interest to women. In addition to the […]


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