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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
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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

This Eye Care Month, Try These 4 Tips!

By Millennium Park Eye Center
January 15, 2023
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If you're one of the unlucky people who fall victim to eye problems, don't worry – you're not alone. In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health, more than 61 million Americans suffer from some form of vision impairment. The good news is you can protect your eyes and improve your vision. What's Eye...  read more

Watery Eyes: 3 Common Causes

By Millennium Park Eye Center
December 15, 2022
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Do you have watery eyes? If so, you're not alone. Watery eyes are a common problem, and there are many different causes. In most cases, watery eyes are nothing to worry about and will go away on their own. However, if you experience watery eyes regularly, you should see an eye doctor. There are many...  read more