Viewing the 2024 Solar Eclipse Safely in Milwaukee

Mark Your Calendars: The 2024 Solar Eclipse April 8, 2024 marks the date of the next solar eclipse visible in North America. The last total solar eclipse visible in North America occurred in 2017.  This year’s eclipse promises to be a major spectacle as there will not be another total eclipse visible stateside until 2045…. Read More

How to Prepare Your Eyes for Cataract Surgery with Milwaukee Eye Care

If you’ve recently scheduled cataract surgery with one of our surgeons at Milwaukee Eye Care, congratulations on being one step closer to clearer vision! We want your experience to be a smooth and positive one. While cataract surgery is something very routine to our doctors and staff, we know that this is a once in… Read More

Seeing Flashes & Floaters?  Here’s what Milwaukee Eye Care Recommends

At Milwaukee Eye Care, we understand how alarming and frightening it can be to experience flashes and floaters in your vision. That’s why we want to make sure our patients receive the correct care needed to diagnose the cause and alleviate the issue as soon as possible.    What are floaters? One of the most… Read More

What’s the Difference? An Expert’s Guide to PRK vs. LASIK

Imagine waking up to a world that appears clear, vivid, and in focus. You’ve left behind the frantic search for your glasses. You no longer struggle with the daily inconvenience of contact lens care. For those looking to simplify their life and transition to freedom from glasses and contacts, LASIK vision correction offers these opportunities…. Read More

Uncovering the Facts Behind Cataract Surgery

ophthalmologist holding model of an eye to describe cataract surgery to patient during eye exam

A cataract is a clouding of the natural lens of the eye and is a normal part of aging. Once the lens becomes cloudy and reduces vision, the only way to restore vision is surgical removal of the cataract. Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed outpatient surgery in the United States. Because cataract formation… Read More

Have a hobby? There are glasses for that.

As a hobby enthusiast, I feel confident you will agree that the seasons just would not be the same without the multitude of hobbies available to us. A good hobby can become frustrating without a proper, functional pair of glasses. There is nothing worse than struggling to read the fine print on the directions, failing… Read More

What are the best drops for itchy eyes?

Eye Drops

Do your eyes ever feel itchy and watery – especially during Wisconsin’s dynamic seasonal changes? If so, you very likely have allergies. Allergies are your body’s reaction to foreign substances such as pollens, dust, pet dander and everyday household items like cosmetics and cleaning detergents. These reactions can vary but classic eye symptoms are mild… Read More

Will I Still Need Glasses After Cataract Surgery?

Glasses over Cataract

The short answer is maybe, and depends primarily on the type of lens implant you select. Cataract development is a universal part of aging. When the eye’s natural lens becomes cloudy over time and affects the quality of vision this is referred to as a cataract. Once your eye doctor has examined you and found… Read More

What is a Good Age for LASIK?

LASIK Patient

Glasses and contact lenses have become a nuisance.  You want to make a change, and you are wondering if LASIK surgery might be the right choice for you. Take our LASIK Self-Test today to help guide your decision. One of the more common questions among those considering LASIK is: am I the right age to… Read More

How to Protect Your Eyes While Working From Home

Working from home with baby

With the pandemic forcing many people to convert to working from home, more and more patients have complained about worsening digital eye strain, neck strain, and dry eye from long hours in front of their computer screens. Here are our tips and tricks to combat the common culprits of digital eye strain. Eye strain Inside… Read More