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
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
Winter Weather Dry Eye Wonderland
How beautiful it is that we get 4 amazing seasons. Each season brings with it fun and beauty, but many of us deal with seasonal allergies and dread the onslaught of the spring, summer, and fall blooms. Oh how great winter is, with most of the causes of allergies buried under mounds of snow. Suddenly,… Read More
Technology helping vision!
With technology ever-evolving, the companies that produce our smartphones, tablets and laptops are rising to meet the demands of their more health conscious consumers. Some of the features offered to ease our visual workload are the text-to-speech option, text font enlargement, and blue light filtration. The first 2 features are self explanatory, but what is blue light filtration and why should you consider… 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
Principles of Diverse Pupils
Round, oval, slit-shaped… Animals have pupils of many sizes and shapes. Why the difference? What makes one type of pupil more favorable than another? The pupil is an adjustable aperture which helps the brain cut down or increase the amount of light entering the retina allowing us to get a more defined image. As you… Read More
Solar Eclipse safety, be sure not to miss this rare occurrence!
Total Eclipse of the Sun August 21st, 2017 It’s been all over the news for months – on August 21st a rare solar eclipse will occur that will be viewable by the entire continental United States. This is something that nobody should miss out on! We want to share some vital information about this amazing… Read More
Technology and Your Child’s Vision
In today’s technology-driven society, many parents are worrying about what their children are being exposed to. “Screen time” is frequently discussed, and parents question how much of it is safe. There is a growing increase in the use of such devices in the classroom as well. Today nearly 97% of all classrooms have at least… Read More
August is Children’s Eye Safety/Health Month
School is right around the corner and it’s time for back-to-school readiness. Think seriously about adding “eye exam” to your list of things to do before school starts. Why start the school year with a visual disadvantage – difficulty seeing the board, squinting, coming home with headaches, maybe even getting poor grades? So before the… Read More