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Glaucoma Free Screening

Eye Surgeons is providing free Intraocular Pressure (IOP) checks for National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Visit the Bettendorf or Rock Island clinic Friday, January 22 from 1-3 pm for your test, given on a first come, first served basis. Those at higher risk are over 60, African American, and/or have a family history of glaucoma. If left untreated, glaucoma can cause permanent vision loss or blindness.

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month: Learn About An Exciting Technology for the Treatment of Glaucoma

In the U.S., more than 2 million individuals are estimated to be living with glaucoma, and that number is expected to increase to more than 3 million, by 2020. Eye Surgeons Associates, now provides the iStent® Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent as a treatment option to reduce eye pressure for patients with both cataracts and glaucoma.

Check One Off The New Year's Resolution List

While many New Year’s resolutions aren’t fulfilled, here’s one that you should resolve to get done – get your eyes examined, especially if you can’t remember when your last exam was? Which begs the next question, how often do you need an eye exam?

Toys and Safe Vision

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, nearly 257,000 toy-related injuries were treated in emergency rooms in 2013, and almost half of these injuries affect the head or face. In fact, about 1 in 10 children's eye injuries treated in the ER trace back to toys. Unfortunately, most of these injuries happen to children under age 15. Here are some guidelines when buying toys to help prevent these injuries.

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