May is Healthy Vision Month, which gives us an opportunity to reflect on how we can provide the best service to help our patients retain healthy eyes. In the eye-care field, we all know the importance of yearly eye examinations, but our patients might not.
What was once an option for many parents has now become an Illinois law. On January 1, 2008 Illinois joined the other approximately 32 states in declaring that all children entering kindergarten or enrolling in an Illinois school for the first time must have a
Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve and can result in vision loss and blindness. With early detection, however, serious vision loss can be avoided. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of vision loss in the U.S. today mostly due
February is Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision Awareness month. AMD is a common eye disease in the elderly that can gradually destroy central visual acuity. This condition effects 1.75 million people over the age of 50 and due to the aging of