How smoking harms your vision, and why quitting will boost your eye health.
Did you know that smoking cigarettes causes eye diseases and vision loss?
How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Vision Loss
The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can lead to vision loss.
What is Computer Vision Syndrome?
I recently read a blog post that covered a topic that we frequently discuss in our office – Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). In the blog post, Dr. Kendall Donaldson shared some interesting observations about how we spend most of our lives looking at screens – computers, tablets, smart phones, TVs, movies, video games – and, in turn,…
Optometrist, Eye Doctor in Western Springs, IL
Have you ever wondered if you see color the same way others do? Take this fun test and compare your score!
5 tips to protect your eyes from the sun
‘It is important to protect your skin from the sun!’ this message has been drummed into us time and time again, but the other, equally truthful message we should be hearing is ‘It is important to protect your EYES from the sun!’ Exposing your eyes to UV rays is extremely dangerous. In fact, ophthalmologists (eye [...]
Cataract Surgery After LASIK
Prior LASIK patients can have successful cataract surgery with preoperative planning for recommended IOLs and for best individual circumstances.
Bariatric Surgery is NOT the Easy Way Out: A Bariatric Surgeon's Perspective
Do people tell you that bariatric surgery is the easy way out? Bariatric surgeon, Matthew Metz, has something to say about that!
New Alzheimer's drug tested at Vanderbilt seeks to slow or stop memory loss
Vanderbilt University is part of a study testing a new drug to help combat a disease that plagues five million Americans - Alzheimer's. The nationwide study is testing "troriluzole," a newinvestigational drug that might help to slow or stop memory loss and thinking problems with those already diagnosed withAlzheimer's disease. "Troriluzole is a drug that modulates glutamate, protecting against neuron loss," the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study said in a release.
How Drug-Resistant Bacteria Travel from the Farm to Your Table
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria from livestock pose a deadly risk to people. But the farm lobby won't let scientists track the danger
Why Does My Eye Twitch?
8 causes of and fixes for that annoying eyelid twitching.