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4 Signs That Your Glasses Aren't the Best Fit

April 22, 2019
How do you know if you’ve found the right pair of glasses? More importantly, how do you know if you’ve selected the wrong pair?[…]

Do You Know Your Family's Vision Care History?

April 18, 2019
Hereditary diseases and conditions can be scary to think about. Knowing your family’s health history can help you stay informed on the conditions that you may be susceptible to. The same is true with eye conditions and diseases. There are eye conditions that are passed down through generations.[…]

6 Hygiene Tips for Your Eyes

April 15, 2019
There are thousands of cleaning products for every part of your body to make sure that hygiene is an important part of your life, but how often do you think about applying that same hygienic attitude towards your eyes? Are you taking care of your eyes the way that they deserve to be taken care of?[…]

Bad Habit: What Smoking Does to Your Eyesight

April 11, 2019
It’s no secret that smoking negatively affects many parts of your body, but can smoking affect your eyes? As it turns out, it can—in more ways than you may think.[…]

Consider These 7 Eye Care Tips on World Health Day, April 7th

April 04, 2019
April 7 is World Health Day, and what better day is there to focus on things you can do right now to improve and maintain the health of your eyes? Maybe there is a bad habit you need to break that you never realized has an impact on your eyes. Whatever the case may be, here are seven tips to help you get your eye health on the right track […]

Pay Attention to Your Eyes During World Allergy Week

April 02, 2019
World Allergy Week is a time to pay special attention to all the different types and severities of allergies, what causes the body to have allergies, and the many different materials that one may be allergic to. Can you detect the symptoms of allergies and differentiate them from any number of other illnesses?[…]

Which Eye Color Is The Rarest?

March 28, 2019
The hard truth about eye color is that there really isn’t one eye color that is fully agreed upon as being the rarest in the world. With that being said, there are a couple colors that are more uncommon than others among most parts of the world, which in turn makes them generally rarer than most other colors.[…]

Can An Optometrist Detect Diabetes?

March 25, 2019
Diabetes: the name alone can strike fear into our hearts, and the threat of being diagnosed is ever prevalent in the hearts of millions of Americans every year. However, as the threat of diabetes persists, so does the support for those that are afflicted.[…]

Tired Eyes? Consider Reducing Screen Time in 2019

March 21, 2019
If your eyes feel strained, tired, and irritated at the end of most days, there could be a number of causes. But, one cause, in particular, has been sharply on the rise in recent years. Before your next appointment with your optometrist, consider reducing your screen time in 2019. Screens are now an indispensable part of daily life for most […]

Give Your Eyes A Treat: 5 Scenic Overlooks in Illinois

March 18, 2019
Illinois is often known for its cold, dreary, winters or its infinite expanse of cornfields, but the reality is that Illinois can be a very beautiful place if you know where to look. Here are five beautiful scenic locations to visit that will show you just how beautiful the Land of Lincoln can really be.[…]