Skowron Eye Care Blog

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.

Contact Lenses Hygiene Regimen

Over 40 million people in the United States wear contact lenses, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). When the CDC partnered with the group Contact Lens Assessment in Youth (CLAY) to conduct a survey on the eye care habits of a group of contact lens users...

What To Do If You Get Dirt In Your Eye

Itching, tearing, blinking, and scratching...we all know the feeling of getting something in our eyes. Although this can be extremely uncomfortable, it isn't usually an emergency if it's just hair or a piece of dirt. However, it's important to know the right way to care for this problem at home.

What Are The Advantages Of Lasik?

LASIK works by reshaping the surface of the cornea with a laser (some versions of the procedure include the use of a blade in combination with a laser) to reshape the surface of the cornea, so that it can properly reflect light onto the retina, depending on the patient’s particular condition.

Elements Necessary For Successful Contact Lens Wear

Are you interested in wearing contact lenses but aren't sure if contacts are the right choice for you? Dr. Mark Skowron, Dr. Kerry John, Dr. Lavender Streiff and Dr. Neelam Patadia--your Elmhurst, IL optometrists at Skowron Eye Care--share some information that will help you decide.

How Can I Protect My Eyesight?

The importance of taking care of your eyes. Vision problems are common, and they can be a bit scary. You may not have thought much about taking care of your eyesight, but your vision is precious. You should do all you can to take care of your eyes. Your doctors at Skowron Eye Care, in Elmhurst, Illinois, want you to know all about the importance of taking care of your eyes.


At Skowron Eye Care we believe that educated patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their overall health and well-being.  Our blog was designed to provide you with valuable health care information, the latest medical developments and health advice from our dedicated team. 

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