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The Benefits of an Eye Examination

Have you made time for a visit to the optometrist in the past year? Regular appointments not only help you maintain good vision but also identify conditions and diseases that can affect your eyesight. The optometrists at Skowron Eye Care in Elmhurst, IL, offer eye examinations for the entire family.


How Often Should I Replace My Contact Lenses?

Your eyesight is an often-overlooked but serious part of your overall health. Though you may believe that your current glasses or contact lenses are good enough, it is important to see your eye doctor regularly to ensure that your vision has remained the same and that you are properly caring for your eyes.


Signs You May Have Pink Eye

Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the layer of tissue that lines your eyelids and the whites of your eyes. About three million people in the U.S. develop pink eye every year, according to the National Eye Institute.


Do I Need an Eye Exam Before Getting New Glasses?

So, you’ve been considering new glasses, huh? With the start of the New Year many people are figuring out different ways to change their appearance and perhaps you want to give your glasses a makeover. This is where our Elmhurst, IL, optometrists can help. Of course, many people wonder if they actually need to get an eye exam every time they want to swap out their frames.


Do I Need to Replace My Contact Lense Case?

Being familiar with the best way to care for your contact lenses can help you keep your eyes healthy and functioning well for years to come. Learn more about contact lens maintenance and what makes it important with Dr. Mark Skowron, Dr. Kerry John, Dr. Lavender Streiff, and Dr. Neelam Patadia at Skowron Eye Care in Elmhurst, IL.


The Advantages Of Lasik

asik is an outpatient procedure that takes less than 20 minutes to perform with no pain. During the surgery, an Elmhurst, Illinois eye doctor creates a corneal flap that is lifted with a blade or a laser to reveal the inner part of the cornea. The use of the laser is much safer.


Reasons to See an Eye Doctor

Good vision is important for everything from driving to cooking to working. If there's a problem that’s impeding or limiting your ability to see, you should see an optometrist for assistance as soon as possible.


What Types of Contacts are Available

According to Vision Impact Institute, about every 3 out of 4 people need some kind of vision correction, whether it’s wearing glasses or contacts. If you’ve wanted to take the plunge and start getting contacts, it can often feel like there are so many options that you aren’t sure which one is right for you.


Are You Having Problems with Your Contacts?

Having problems with your contacts? While contact lenses are safely used by millions of individuals every day, there are some things  you should keep a lookout for. Skowron Eye Care in Elmhurst, IL, offers a full range of eye care services to their patients. Here are five contact lens problems to watch out for.


What To Do If Your Eye Starts Stinging

Treatment for stinging eyes depends on the cause. If sunscreen or another substance got in your eye, you may need to rinse your eye to stop the stinging. Look on the package label before you rinse to make sure that it's the best solution. Your optometrist can prescribe special eye drops that reduce stinging caused by allergies.


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