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
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
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