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The Truth Behind Glaucoma Part 1: The 3 Different Types of Glaucoma

By Millennium Park Eye Center
January 15, 2016
Glaucoma

Nothing can be quite as complicated as your health. And as one of the most complex parts of your body, your eyes are equally as complicated. Glaucoma is an eye disease that can damage your optic nerve which can ultimately lead to permanent eye damage. And as one of the largest contributors to blindness among...  read more


5 Foods to Help With Your Vision

By Millennium Park Eye Center
December 15, 2015
eye health

When you’re little, you learn that eating your fruits and vegetables will make you grow big and strong. However, as you grow up and gain your independence foods like McDonald’s cheeseburgers and sugared cereal tend to take precedence over those vitamin enriched foods. By aiding in not only a healthy body but healthy vision, the...  read more


Surf’s Up Dude: How to Get Rid of Surfer’s Eye

By Millennium Park Eye Center
November 15, 2015
Surfer’s Eye

Nothing can quite beat a morning of waking up and hitting the surf to get a few waves in before a busy day of work. And although surfing is a fun sport, sitting in the sun for an endless amount of time can wreak havoc on your vision causing a condition called pterygium or “surfer’s...  read more


Is That a Stye In Your Eye? What Is a Stye and How to Treat It

By Millennium Park Eye Center
October 15, 2015
Stye In Your Eye

Do you have a big date coming up or a work conference that you have to look presentable for? If so, you are going to want to look your best, and as something that can make you look a bit disheveled, a stye in your eye is something you will want to get taken care...  read more


The 411 Behind Pink Eye

By Millennium Park Eye Center
September 15, 2015
pink eye

Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is an eye infection that can be caused by allergies, a virus, bacteria, or overly dry eyes. Notorious for how contagious it is, if you think either you or a loved one have it, stay home and contact Millennium Park Eye Center right away. What Are the Symptoms? Most commonly, people...  read more


The Truth Behind Cataracts

By Millennium Park Eye Center
August 15, 2015
cataract

Have you ever looked at a cat or dog and noticed that their eyes look clouded over? If so, then you know what cataracts look like. And although cataracts can inflict animals, did you know that they are also the number one cause of blindness in people over the age of 40? By understanding what...  read more