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Understanding Macular Degeneration

By Stuart Sondheimer | July 15, 2019

Macular degeneration is a common age-related vision loss problem experienced by many seniors. In fact, the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, or the AMDF, reports that macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss, and that it affects more than 10 million Americans. By better understanding this condition, the patients who visit Dr. Stuart P. …

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Summer Eye Care

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | June 30, 2019

As we age, it gets harder to lose those stubborn pounds, and our metabolism slows down. Those greasy burgers stick around longer than they used to. And, we can’t forget about our eyes. No matter how old you are, eye health is important. Even if you’re on vacation. Ignoring your eye health during the summer …

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By Stuart Sondheimer MD | June 15, 2019

No matter what, you know that you need to break up with your glasses sooner or later. Contacts or glasses, whichever you wear, pose issues that get in the way of you living your life. And especially with summer here, they can get in the way of your summer vacation plans. We are proud to …

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How Do Eyes Work?

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | May 30, 2019

Isn’t it funny how we take certain things for granted? When we can see well, we may not even take notice of our eyes. But, when there’s a problem that affects our vision, our eyes may be the only thing we can focus on. But, paying attention to something that is going wrong isn’t a …

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Recovery from LASIK

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | May 15, 2019

When it comes to LASIK, there’s no real wrong time to get it done. That being said, there may be times that are more convenient for you. Different parts of the year can be busy or slow, all depending on your work life and the things you like to do. Spring is often a good …

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Sunglasses For Spring

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | April 30, 2019
Eye Health | Skokie, IL

We are in spring-prep mode and there’s so much to get done. We’re spring cleaning, shopping for warm weather clothes, and planning exciting summer vacation trips. But, there’s one thing you should check on before you go off camping or vacationing this summer: sunglasses. Now is a great time to get used to bringing sunglasses …

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What is a Pterygium?

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | April 15, 2019
Pterygium | Skokie, IL

A pterygium (also called “surfer’s eye”) is a wing-shaped growth that often extends from the moist conjunctiva over the cornea of the eye. Pterygiums can cause dryness and irritation of the eye. In untreated cases, it can even move into the cornea of the eye, leading to blindness. Keep reading to learn how pterygiums can …

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Common Questions About Eyes

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | March 30, 2019
Eye Care | Skokie IL

Even if you have great eye health now, some risk factors could affect how your eyes will be in the future. Keep reading to learn more about your eyes, and how to tell if you should make an appointment with your eye doctor in the near future.   FAQs   How should I best monitor …

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Cataracts: Why is My Vision Cloudy?

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | March 15, 2019
Cataracts | Chicago, IL

Have you been wondering lately if your vision is changing? As we age, we expect a few things to slow down. We may take a little more time walking down the stairs, or we take our time eating. This isn’t all bad, though. Sometimes we just want to slow down and enjoy the moment. But, …

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LASIK for Warmer Weather

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | February 28, 2019

Though it may not feel like it yet, spring is on its way. In fact, the first day of spring is less than a month away! And though it’s still chilly, it’s time to start preparing for warmer weather. If you have big plans this summer, then LASIK may be on your list of things …

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