Articlesby Brett Anderson, President, St. Croix Advisors, LLC
New Vitreoretinal Services Available to the Chippewa Valley
New Vitreoretinal Services Available to the Chippewa ValleyChippewa Valley Eye Clinic, along with Oakleaf Surgical Hospital, is now offering local retinal surgical services, thanks to surgeon, Dr. Alex Ringeisen. In the past, patients who were in need of retinal...
Is Too Much Screen Time Harming Children’s Vision?
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...
Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic Welcomes Retinal Surgeon
Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic Welcomes Retinal SurgeonChippewa Valley is thrilled to welcome Alex Ringeisen, MD, ophthalmologist, to its team. Dr. Ringeisen is a vitreoretinal surgeon who specializes in medical and surgical retina procedures. Click to read more. Click...
Sunglasses: Your Prescription for Eye Health
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...
Three Things You Should Know About Cataracts
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...
Five Steps to Lower Your Risk of Eye Disease
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....
Nearly All Workplace Eye Injuries Can Be Avoided with Eye Protection
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...
Age-Related Macular Degeneration Leading Cause of Blindness Among Seniors
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...
Avoid Toy-Related Eye Injuries Over The Holidays With These Tips
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...
Dr. Thomas Dow, Ophthalmologist, retires after 40 years of dedicated service.
After 40 years of dedicated service, Thomas Dow, M.D., ophthalmologist at Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic, retires.
Sixty Percent of Americans with Diabetes Skip Annual Sight-Saving Exams
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.
Scary Lenses: Five Frightening Risks of Wearing Costume Contact Lenses
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.
Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic Encourages Making Your Eyes Part of a Healthy Aging Strategy
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.
Good Vision and Overall Health are Vital to Learning
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.
Americans’ Love Affair with Digital Screens Seems to be Here to Stay
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.
Buying Glasses Online vs. In-Store. Is it Worth the Convenience?
Sure, it’s 2018, and the majority of our purchases are online these days. It makes sense that most would opt for the convenience of purchasing glasses online too, but be wary of the hassle and inaccuracy that can occur when you don’t order through an optician.
Eye Injuries Increase During the Fourth of July
The Fourth of July holiday is fast-approaching, but make sure you don’t spend it in the emergency room.
Optician Successful candidates will have previous experience in an optometry practice and possess strong customer service skills, be highly motivated, and are able to handle multiple tasks in a busy medical practice. Responsibilities include assisting patients with...
Ophthalmic Assistant/Technician Successful candidates will have previous experience in an Ophthalmic practice and possess strong customer service skills, be highly motivated with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a busy medical practice. Responsibilities include...
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Protecting your eyes during the Solar Eclipse
Protecting your eyes during the Solar Eclipse as seen on weau news Some online retailers and novelty shops sell contacts without requiring a prescription or warning of the risks involved. Non-prescription contacts can cause serious injuries to the eye such as corneal...
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