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
After 40 years of dedicated service, Thomas Dow, M.D., ophthalmologist at Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic, retires.read more
People with diabetes are at increased risk of developing serious eye diseases, yet most do not have sight-saving annual eye exams, according to a large study.read more
Scary-looking costume contact lenses may elevate your Halloween’s fright factor, but wearing them without a prescription could result in something far more terrifying – blindness.read more
According to a national survey released by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, nearly two out of three American adults report having eye or vision problems.read more
Back-to-school time is just around the corner, and the scramble to buy school clothes, new pencils and backpacks will begin. Ophthalmologists remind busy parents not to neglect one of the most important learning tools: their children’s eyes. Good vision and overall eye health are vital to learning.read more
It seems children and teens are just as locked in as adults…staring at smart phones, laptops and tablets all day at school, then spending much of their free time nose-down on their phones. Our children are exposed to an unprecedented amount of screen time – screens that emit blue light and cause digital eye strain.read more
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