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Eye Allergies

Spring has arrived in Milwaukee!  I hope each of you are able to get out and enjoy the warmer weather and sunshine.  Many of you will also find that your eyes will become itchy and watery this time of year.  These symptoms are very commonly due to allergies.   Allergies affect approximately 40% of the U.S…. Read More


Eye Drops – Tips to Increase Effectiveness

Your eye doctor has the ability to treat a wide variety of problems with medications. The amazing thing is that these prescriptions can be delivered directly to your eye in the form of drops. These drops help to maximize the beneficial effect on your eye and minimize the side effects on the rest of your… Read More


5 Eye Problems Caused by Oil Gland Dysfunction

Did you know that you have approximately 75 oil glands in the eyelids of each eye?  These glands are called Meibomian glands and are located just behind the eyelash follicles.  Their important role is to secret Miebum, which is oil, into your tear film. When the Meibomian glands are dysfunctional, this places you at risk… Read More


Tyler’s LASIK Story!

Tyler & Dr. Edmonds

It’s been a couple weeks since we saw our LASIK contest winner Tyler for his one day post-operative appointment! We’ve checked back with him to hear about his LASIK experience. If you have ever considered getting LASIK you’re going want to keep reading…Tyler is going to walk us through the process from start to finish!… Read More


What to look for in a Lasik Surgeon

Have you ever wondered if you can have LASIK? Do you know that you are a good candidate, but aren’t sure where to go or how to proceed with LASIK? There are so many different eye doctors offering LASIK, how do you know their qualifications? There are so many different questions to ask. If you… Read More


June is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts are such a prevalent vision problem – nearly everyone gets them sooner or later! Here are some of our most commonly asked questions about cataracts. Is cataract surgery covered by insurance? Yes, cataract surgery is medically necessary, so insurance companies do cover the surgery. Each insurance plan is unique though, so make sure you… Read More


Springtime Is Here

The snow has melted, heavy winter clothing is put away, snow blowers are back in storage… Time to get the garden supplies ready, prep the lawn mower and watch the children run around outside. Despite the fun and excitement, for some of us springtime also brings the redness, tearing, and itching of allergic conjunctivitis. Many… Read More


What Makes Someone A Good LASIK Candidate?

What makes someone a good LASIK candidate? There are naturally many factors to consider. At Milwaukee Eye Care, we offer laser vision correction consultations visits at no charge for prospective patients. When you see us for this consultation visit, we look at the power of the glasses or contacts you currently wear to consider the… Read More


March is Eye Donor Awareness Month

It goes without saying that organ donation is an important decision and one of the most fulfilling ways of “paying it forward.” Signing the organ donor card is not a pointless endeavor – it really does make a difference for so many lives and so many reasons. Everyone is aware of the most common types… Read More


Glasses for treating Glaucoma?

As always here at Milwaukee Eye Care, we are hard at work keeping up with the latest technology in eye care. Today is no exception, and the hot topic is that a revolutionary way to treat glaucoma is in the works! Glaucoma is a condition which results in loss of optic nerve tissue over time,… Read More