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Ideal Candidates for PRK Surgery

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May 15, 2024

PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) surgery is a popular vision correction procedure. It can reduce dependency on glasses or contact lenses. While PRK offers numerous benefits, not everyone is an ideal candidate for this procedure. So, who is the best fit for PRK surgery? Let us discuss eligibility to help you make an informed decision. Process of...  read more

Protecting Your Eyes from Computer Strain

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April 15, 2024

p>With upwards of 90% percent of people who use a computer screen for work experiencing symptoms of computer vision syndrome (which can include eye strain), it’s clear that kids and adults are having more vision pain and issues from computers, phones, and tablets than ever. Since using these electronics isn’t an option, management is critical. Here are...  read more

Eye Conditions That Cause Headaches

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March 15, 2024

Many things, such as stress, allergies, injuries, colds, and flu, can cause headaches. Eye conditions that cause headaches can include vision problems, computer vision syndrome, and common eye strain.  Three types of headaches can involve the eyes: migraines, cluster headaches, and tension headaches. Migraines and cluster headaches are very painful and affect the eyes, but tension headaches...  read more

Learn All About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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February 15, 2024

Happy February! It's Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month. Did you know that Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of blindness among people over 50? If you said no, you're not alone. According to the Bright Focus Foundation, roughly 11 million Americans have some form of macular degeneration, and that number is expected to double by 2050. To help...  read more

Glaucoma Awareness Month: What to Know

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January 15, 2024

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, so now is the best time for you to start thinking about your own eye health. As a progressive disease with few initial symptoms, it is critical that you schedule routine eye exams to ensure you are not at risk for this condition. Without treatment, it can cause you to slowly...  read more

Are You Experiencing Watery Eyes?

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December 15, 2023

Watery eyes can be a common and bothersome condition affecting individuals of all ages. While tears are essential for maintaining eye health, an excessive or constant flow of moisture in the eyes can be indicative of an underlying issue. Keep reading as we explore the different reasons why someone may experience watery eyes and the potential...  read more

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

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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

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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

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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