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How to Prevent Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | September 15, 2019

Now that young children are back in school, they’re going to be around a lot of other children—and germs. This can make it difficult to control contagious conditions that often spread in school environments, including colds and the flu. However, many parents overlook another condition that can be easily passed between students: pink eye. What …

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Choosing the Right IOL for Cataract Surgery

By Stuart Sondheimer | August 30, 2019

Patients of the Skokie, IL area who are faced with cataract surgery are encouraged to take the time to speak to their ophthalmologist about the various IOLs, or intraocular lenses, that can be implanted inside the eye. Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer is a professional in the community who can educate patients on the various IOLs …

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FAQs About Cataracts and Cataract Surgery for You or Your Loved One

By Stuart Sondheimer | August 15, 2019

Cataracts is a condition that impacts millions of Americans and is typically seen in older patients. In fact, it is commonly referred to as an age-related condition, though patients as young as forty can develop them. Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer of Skokie, IL encourages patients who are experiencing changes in their vision to book an …

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Top 4 Tips for Diabetic Eye Care

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | July 30, 2019

Patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes have a variety of concerns that they need to address. Not only do they need to monitor their condition and stay on top of their diet to keep their insulin in check, but they need to maintain their health for the protection of their vision. Patients with diabetes …

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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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LASIK or PRK?

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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