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What are the best drops for itchy eyes?

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?

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?

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

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


6 Nutrients Proven Beneficial for Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is an age-related, progressive, and degenerative condition affecting the central vision region of the retina, the macula. Unfortunately, there are currently no cures for AMD. Current treatments exist for stabilizing wet subtypes of AMD, but for most patients with dry AMD, treatment options are limited. However, there is good news for… Read More


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is glaucoma awareness month, so there is no better time to talk about this common eye affliction. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of vision loss worldwide, second only to cataracts. Unlike cataracts, vision loss from glaucoma is irreversible. Glaucoma is a group of diseases that leads to progressive damage of the optic… Read More


What is Dry Eye?

Dry Eye Symptoms

As the colder, drier weather sets in, many of us will notice the drying effect on our eyes. Nearly 50% of American adults experience dry eye symptoms at least occasionally. Women are twice as likely as men to have this problem, with increasing age being the greatest risk factor. Dry eye complaints are one of… Read More


August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month

Vision plays an important role in your child’s physical, mental, and social development. Uncorrected vision problems can impair child development, interfere with learning, and even lead to permanent vision loss. Early detection and treatment of eye problems are critical. Make sure your child’s healthcare provider, educator, or public health program completes regular vision screenings. Take… Read More


Eye Injury Prevention

It’s summer in Wisconsin again, and all of us are trying to make the most of the beautiful weather.  After all, living in Wisconsin, we know that winter is always right around the corner.  With the increase in outdoor activities also comes increased risk of eye injury.  Summer sports, lawn care, gardening, and fireworks displays… Read More


June is Cataract Awareness Month

Are you finding small print more difficult to read, especially without good lighting?  Are you struggling more to make out street signs when driving? Does the glare from headlights and streetlights bother you and even make you feel unsafe when driving after dark? These are some of the most common complaints reported by patients with… Read More