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What Is Macular Degeneration?

Age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, is a part of the aging process for many people over the age of 50. The condition causes people to lose their central vision. This means that when they’re looking at an object, far or close, it’s hard to see fine details. The peripheral vision, however, remains normal. Who Is at […]

What is Diabetic Retinopathy & How to Test for It

The onset of diabetes affects more than just a patient’s blood sugar level and how internal organs process it. The condition can also affect the eyes, in particular the blood vessels of the eye’s retina area. The retina is responsible for light sensitivity and is located in the back of the eye. This area is […]

Does Your Child Have Dyslexia or an Eye Problem?

According to the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity, up to 20% of the population have this learning disorder. However, many children can exhibit signs of dyslexia when they have an eye problem. Early detection can offer the right solution, but it’s important to understand the difference between dyslexia, visual impairment, and how the two may co-exist. […]

Preventing Retinal Detachment: Tips and Techniques to Protect Your Vision

Your eyes are precious. They allow you to experience the beauty and wonder around you. Maintaining good eye health is essential to preserving your vision, and one of the most serious threats to one’s eyes is retinal detachment. The retina is a crucial part of your eye. It’s responsible for converting light into signals that your […]

The Pros and Cons of LASIK: Is it Right for You?

Are you tired of reaching for your glasses or fumbling with contact lenses every morning? If so, you’re not alone. Many people living with vision problems consider LASIK eye surgery as a potential solution to their vision woes. LASIK has gained popularity for its ability to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism, but is it the right choice […]

Top 3 Signs You Need Cataract Surgery

With cataracts, daily activities and participation in life may become more challenging. Thankfully, you can have them surgically removed through a fairly simple and common procedure. Cataract surgery is now an outpatient procedure that may be completed in about twenty minutes or less. North Suburban Eye Associates can all evaluate patients to see if they are […]

Why Does My Eye Twitch?

You may have experienced the eye twitch. Your eye may flutter involuntarily or may completely shut for a moment. Though this may cause distress and can be an annoyance, the twitch is typically benign. Sometimes; however, an eye twitch could be indicative of a serious underlying health issue. With a variety of reasons your eye may […]

Glaucoma: Signs, Symptoms, & Causes

Glaucoma is a disease that happens in the optic nerve, which can decrease vision and sometimes lead to permanent vision loss. Catching this disease early can help prevent vision loss. Glaucoma treatments can help prevent permanent vision loss, which makes knowing the signs and symptoms important. Here is everything you need to know about glaucoma. What Is […]

Routine vs Medical Exams

Seeing the Difference between Routine and Medical Eye Exams: Determining the difference between a routine eye exam and a medical eye exam can be difficult, especially when insurance comes into play. To make things easier for you, our patients, we have created this helpful “cheat sheet.” Routine Eye Exam: The main purpose of a routine […]

Can I Recover from LASIK Surgery in Time for Fall?

Fall is approaching, but your vision is getting hazy. If you undergo LASIK eye surgery, will your eyes recover in time to enjoy the season? Our ophthalmologists have the answer. How Long Is The Recovery Period for LASIK? Your vision starts improving as early as 24 hours after the operation. Day by day, your vision will continue […]

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