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Protect Your Eyes from Pterygium with These Tips

By admin
November 15, 2023

We don’t have to explain just how important of an organ your eyes are to your overall well-being and day-to-day life. Your ability to read these words right now is a fantastic thing. That’s what makes eye problems and conditions all the more concerning, as even the smallest issues can eventually become problems that inhibit...  read more

Recovering from Refractive Eye Surgery

By admin
October 15, 2023

Refractive eye surgery can be a life-changing procedure. By correcting astigmatism, nearsightedness, and farsightedness, refractive eye surgery can eliminate the need for glasses and contacts and allow people who have difficulty seeing to achieve improved vision. With a Chicago-based team of highly experienced doctors with decades of combined experience in eye surgery, Millenium Eye Park Center offers LASIK eye surgery...  read more

What To Do About Your Dry Eyes

By admin
September 15, 2023

Dry eyes can be irritating. They can cause discomfort and make it difficult to get through the day. While dry eyes can be caused by aging, environment, illness or disease, or even certain medications, there are treatment options that can help alleviate your dry eyes. Over-the-Counter Eye Drops One common, accessible way to relieve dry...  read more

Understanding Your Glaucoma Risk Factors

By admin
August 15, 2023

Glaucoma is a general term for a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve. The optic nerve is essential for transmitting information from between your eye and your brain. A damaged optic nerve can lead to vision loss and eventual blindness. Glaucoma’s symptoms are often so gradual that they aren’t caught until patients...  read more

What Is Keratitis? And How Can I Treat It?

By admin
July 15, 2023

Our eyes give us, what some people would call, our most important sense. Vision allows us to view the world in all of its beauty. So taking care of your eyes is extremely important. Keratitis is something that people can run into for a variety of different reasons. The most important thing is to make...  read more

Should I Wear Contact Lenses Instead of Eyeglasses?

By admin
June 15, 2023

Learning that your vision is deteriorating and that you’ll need corrective eyewear is not good news. Luckily, there is good news in the fact that you can choose between two types of eyesight enhancement wear–eyeglasses and contact lenses. However, you may have heard a lot of negative comments about eyeglasses and are uncertain about whether they’re...  read more

Overview of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Surgery

By Millennium Park Eye Center
May 15, 2023

Pediatric ophthalmology is a specialized branch of medicine that focuses on diagnosing and treating eye disorders in children. Strabismus surgery is one of the most common procedures pediatric ophthalmologists perform to correct misaligned eyes. This article will explore common pediatric eye disorders, diagnosis and treatment options, and the importance of early intervention. Common Pediatric Eye...  read more

Women's Eye Health and Safety Month: Taking Care of Your Vision

By Millennium Park Eye Center
March 15, 2023

We should raise awareness about the unique eye health needs and safety risks women face during Women's Eye Health and Safety Month. According to the National Eye Institute, two-thirds of blindness and visual impairment occurs in women. Factors such as age, hormonal changes, and a higher risk for certain eye conditions contribute to this. This...  read more

Pink Eye: Should I See an Eye Doctor?

By Millennium Park Eye Center
February 15, 2023

Have you ever woken up with itchy, red eyes that won't disappear? The discomfort and frustration are all too familiar for those who have experienced pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis. That nagging eye condition strikes at the most inconvenient times, like the day before a big meeting or a family vacation. But don't let...  read more

How To Make The Most Of AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month

By Millennium Park Eye Center
February 14, 2023
Woman squinting and holding phone far from eyes

In the United States, AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month takes place every February. The purpose of this month is to bring awareness to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and other forms of low vision. Adults over 50 are most likely to develop AMD. It is a degenerative eye disease that causes central vision loss. AMD lacks a...  read more