Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month Prevent Blindness has declared June to be Cataract Awareness Month, and the purpose is to educate the public on cataracts, which is the leading cause of vision loss in the United States. In honor of Cataract Awareness Month, we will...
Simple Tips on How to Maintain your Healthy Eyes and Vision

Simple Tips on How to Maintain your Healthy Eyes and Vision

May is a beautiful time of year! After living through a long Chicago winter, we’re all glad to see the longer days and better weather May has to offer. May is special for another reason, too, because the National Eye Institute had designated this month to be Healthy...
Diabetes and Your Eyes

Diabetes and Your Eyes

Did you know that diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults ages 20 – 74?   Diabetes refers to a group of diseases that affect how the body uses blood glucose, commonly called blood sugar. Glucose is vital to your health because it’s an important...
Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month 2022

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month 2022

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month. If you have started to notice that your vision is fading with your age, you may be a victim of age-related macular degeneration. Find out more about this disease and what you can do during Age-Related...
How Common is Glaucoma?

How Common is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a collection of eye conditions that negatively affect the optic nerve. There are several different types of glaucoma, but the damage is typically caused by abnormally high pressure in the eye. As a result of this damage, a person can gradually start to...