Category Archives: Eye Health

Why Would I Need Eye Exercises?

Have you ever been so fascinated with a subject that you became a voracious researcher? Maybe you’re obsessed with a celebrity, or a certain time frame in history. For us, we love eyes and everything to do with them. And when you start learning about eyes, you may find that you’re just as obsessed as […]


Winter: Keeping Your Eyes Healthy

Winter means bundling up and preparing for the elements. Whether you’re investing in new boots or new sweaters this year, we know you’re getting ready for the weather. But, while you may be thinking of cold feet or ears, have you considered how your eyes will fare this winter? Winter often presents issues that keep […]


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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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Will My Eyes Stop Changing?

Though your prescription may stabilize or change a little bit year-over-year, there are important factors at play over your lifetime that affects your vision. Keep reading to learn about the life-stages of your eyes. Birth When we’re born, our eyes don’t work perfectly. They constantly take in new information and adjust as we grow, getting […]


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Do You Know What 20/20 Vision Means?

Most of us remember when we were young and our mom was trying to get us to eat some hated food such as her overcooked carrots or gooey spinach. While you were busy pushing said food around your plate to give the appearance of having eaten some of it, your Mom probably said something like […]


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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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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. […]


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 […]


Surfer’s Eye? In Illinois?? | Stuart P. Sondheimer, MD | Skokie, IL

Surfer’s Eye? In Illinois??

For a condition to be dubbed “surfer’s eye,” you would think that it may only affect those who hit the waves on a very regular basis. Surfers aren’t the kind of people who flock to the beautiful state of Illinois, and yet the condition known as surfer’s eye is common. The scientific term for surfer’s […]


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