Category: Glasses & Contact Lenses

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

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

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

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

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month

child wearing glasses

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

safety glasses

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

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

Be in the Know About Insurance Coverage

“Am I covered for my routine eye exam? I do have medical insurance.” This is a very common question. Insurance coverage can be very confusing! There are so many different types of plans, and vision coverage can be tricky to understand. Let’s try to clarify a few key points. The key to determining whether medical… Read More

What am I to do?

Imagine this scenario: Your child who has worn glasses for years and now refuses to wear them. You argue and you remind and the glasses are somehow never on his or her face.  Sound at all familiar?  At an age when image seems to be everything, teens sometimes feel self-conscious in their glasses. Refusal to wear… Read More

A few key tips to UV Protection

Summer is in full swing! The birds are chirping, children are outside playing, families are vacationing, and the sun is shining brightly. With summer comes sun and with the sun comes harmful UV rays. Now is the time to act – protect your eyes and the eyes of your family members! How can that be… Read More

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