Is Too Much Screen Time Harming Children's Vision? As children spend more time tethered to screens, there is increasing concern about potential harm to their visual development. Ophthalmologists are seeing a marked increase in children with dry eye and eye strain from...read more
Sunglasses: Your Prescription for Eye Health Next time you step outside to enjoy the summer sun, don't forget to bring a pair of sunglasses. Most people know that the sun's damaging ultraviolet rays are bad for the skin. But did you know that too much sunon...read more
Three Things You Should Know About Cataracts Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which causes cloudy, blurry or dim vision and often develops with advancing age. As a result, Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in...read more
10,000 Reasons to Leave Fireworks to the Professionals Every year about 10,000 people are rushed to the emergency room for fireworks injuries. Many people believe that consumer fireworks are safe. But here's the explosive truth: Most injuries are caused by legal...read more
Five Steps to Lower Your Risk of Eye Disease By age 65, one in three Americans will have a vision-impairing eye disease. Many sight-robbing conditions can be effectively treated if detected early enough, in many cases limiting or eliminating the damage to eyesight....read more
Nearly All Workplace Eye Injuries Can Be Avoided By Wearing Eye Protection On-the-job safety goes well beyond avoiding slips, falls and heavy lifting. Caring for your eyes should be a high priority and part of an overall workplace wellness routine. Each day, about two...read more
Most Americans Unaware of One of the Leading Causes of Blindness Among Seniors Age-Related Macular Degeneration is one of the leading causes of blindness among seniors, affecting approximately 2.1 million people nationwide. By 2050, it is expected that the number will...read more
Many complain of red, irritated and sometimes swollen eyelids. Dr. Harvey, ophthalmologist at Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic says, often the underlying problem can be eye mites. Check out his response to our questions below: These laser treatments are done to eliminate...read more
Avoid Toy-Related Eye Injuries Over The Holidays With These Tips With the holiday shopping season now in full swing, Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in reminding the public of certain safety guidelines when choosing the perfect...read more
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