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How to Give Your Glasses a Longer Life

By Millennium Park Eye Center
October 15, 2016
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Getting a new pair of eyeglasses can help to transform your entire look. And as one of the easiest ways to accessorize, glasses can dress up virtually any outfit. To keep your glasses in the best shape possible, it’s important to know how to take care of them. From learning how to clean the lenses...  read more

Eye Makeup Safety Tips

By Millennium Park Eye Center
September 15, 2016
eye makeup tips

Eye makeup can enhance your eyes and make them pop— bringing you from drab to fab. However, if you aren’t using the proper hygiene, then you can develop a bacterial eye infection that can spread to both eyes. From switching out your mascara every couple of months to cleaning your eye makeup brushes, this article...  read more

Win Everytime By Wearing the Proper Protective Eyewear

By Millennium Park Eye Center
August 30, 2016
eye sports wear

You would look utterly ridiculous if you went for a jog wearing protective eyewear or elbow pads. However, there are some contact sports where you would look equally as ridiculous if you showed up without protective eyewear. From racquetball to swimming, this article will discuss a few popular sports where wearing protective eyewear is an...  read more

Infant Eye Care: What Are Blocked Tear Ducts

By Millennium Park Eye Center
August 15, 2016
Infant Eye Care

Being a parent to a newborn baby is both exciting and nerve-wracking. At every cough or jolt, your anxieties can get the best of you because you just want to make sure your baby is healthy, happy, and comfortable. As a fairly common condition that can inflict newborn babies clogged tear ducts can cause their...  read more

How to Fully Enhance Your Eyes With Botox

By Millennium Park Eye Center
July 30, 2016

Having good vision can change the way that you see the world. Whether you wear contacts, glasses, or have recently gotten Lasik done, you know just how nice it is when you can see well. However, correcting your vision isn’t the only way that you can enhance your eyes. In fact, by getting cosmetic treatments...  read more

3 Things to Look For In Sunglasses

By Millennium Park Eye Center
July 15, 2016

Whether it’s summer or winter, you should always wear protective sunglasses when you go outside— even if it’s just to check the mail. By causing permanent damage to your eyes, the sun is your eyes worst enemy. However, with even convenient stores selling sunglasses, it can be hard to decipher between a quality pair and...  read more

How to Prepare Your Child for An Eye Exam

By Millennium Park Eye Center
June 30, 2016
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Getting your toddler to sit still to go to the bathroom can seem like a full-time job within itself, but getting them to hold still for an eye exam can seem impossible. If you have noticed that your little one is complaining of constant headaches or if they squint when they are watching TV or...  read more

How to Get Rid of the Droop: The Truth Behind Blepharoptosis

By Millennium Park Eye Center
June 15, 2016

Botox has gained popularity amongst both men and women for its ability to temporarily get rid of sagging skin, and fine lines and wrinkles. As an unfortunate part of the aging process, the skin all around your face and body starts to lose collagen and elasticity. If you have started to notice that the skin...  read more

How to Get Rid of A Black Eye

By Millennium Park Eye Center
May 30, 2016
black eye

A black eye is something that will surely make you stand out from the crowd. Whether you have a black eye from an accident or some facial surgery, it’s enough to make you want to hide under the pillows until it goes away. Luckily, with the help of ice and cucumber slices, you can get...  read more

How to Properly Remove Dirt From Your Eye

By Millennium Park Eye Center
May 15, 2016
eye care

We’ve all experienced that burning sensation that comes with dirt or dust getting into your eye. And although your initial instinct is to rub your eye to get the dirt out of it, this could potentially scratch your cornea or cause bacteria to spread throughout. By either flushing your eye out with water or using...  read more