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Wearing an eye patch daily for four months helped Saydee avoid the damaging effects of lazy eye.
Dr. Hessler is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery reduces possible flap complications associated with traditional cataract surgery, as well as a more reliable result from the procedure.
Dr. Warner has special interests in pediatric eye conditions, adults with misaligned eyes and neuro-ophthalmological diseases.
When Saydee learned that she had lazy eye and needed to wear an eye patch to help correct her vision, she realized that dedication was required.
Many workers underestimate the importance of eye health, especially when working 9 to 5, five days a week. Who has time to go see an optician to get special safety glasses? Hopefully, you do if your job requires it.
Renee Kuester-Sebranek, Chippewa Falls, wasn’t born blind, but she was aware at 17 that her vision would slowly decline and lead to blindness at some point in her adult life.
Thousands of accidents each year underscore the danger of fireworks. In 2014, 11 people died and an estimated 10,500 were treated in emergency departments for fireworks-related injuries in the U.S. Statistics show the typical victim of a firework injury is a 25- to 44-year-old male. Here's why you should leave fireworks to the professionals.
When a child has a red eye, it can be hard to tell the difference between a scratch on the eye (abrasion) and an infection (pink eye). Learn more about when it's time to see a doctor.
Macular degeneration is a common cause of age-related vision loss. The macula is the central portion of the retina, the back part of the eye which sends information from the eyes to the brain. Just like the infield of a baseball field is where most of the action happens, most of the important vision tasks like reading, recognizing faces and viewing road signs are done by the cells in the macula.
Looking good on Halloween often comes at a price, but that price should be in dollars and cents — not compromising your health. Unfortunately, misuse of decorative contact lenses and supplementing costumes with tinted eyewear may put your well-being at risk.
With the Fourth of July approaching and outdoor activities likely taking up much of your summer fun, it’s time to consider the importance of protecting your eyes. Eye injuries are largely preventable, but you need to be aware of risks and measures you can take to keep your eyes safe.
Everyone needs to take care of their eyes, but when you have diabetes, eye exams are especially important. Here's why.
We don’t often think about eye injuries when we are doing daily activities, but since almost half of all eye injuries each year happen at home, we probably should.
Understanding your face shape is the first step to finding the right frames.
“The eyes are the window to the soul.” While scientific evidence may not back this proverbial statement, it alludes to the fact that eyes are very important.