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Why I Became an Optometrist

Dr. Burgett after surgery

Dr. Sarah Burgett was diagnosed with strabismus around her first birthday. Strabismus, or misaligned eyes, is either a constant or intermittent condition in which the eyes are not parallel and causes an eye to turn in, out, up or down. Strabismus is a common condition, affecting about 4% of kids. In Dr. Burgett’s case, her parents were… Read More


The Health Secrets Your Eye Exam Can Reveal

Linda, ESA patient

An eye exam can do more than indicate a glasses prescription needs updating. It can reveal hidden health issues, that if left untreated, could rob you of your vision or cause other serious medical issues. When ESA patient Linda went for her annual routine eye exam, she suspected she may have cataracts. “I noticed my… Read More


Learn How You Can Make An Easy Transition To A Hearing Aid

Transitioning to hearing aids after years of hearing loss can take time and patience. How things sound and how it feels to wear a device resting in your ear canal will feel unusual at first, similar to the adjustment of wearing glasses or getting bifocals for the first time. But the pros of wearing a… Read More


Thyroid Disease Can Affect Your Eyesight

Abnormalities of the thyroid gland, which is located just below the voice box in the neck, can result in an over- or under-production of thyroid hormone. This hormone regulates your body’s metabolism and energy use. If the thyroid gland stops producing enough hormone to keep the energy levels of the body going, that individual usually… Read More


30% OFF SUNGLASSES Thursday, June 27th, 2019

Save 30% Off Sunglasses during National Sunglasses Day Thursday, June 27th, 2019 Visit any Eye Surgeons for savings on frames and lenses from top designers: Ray-Ban Tiffany & Co. Nike Trina Turk Vera Bradley Coach Bolle Kate Spade And many more. See Optician for details. Good on prescription and non-prescription sunglasses. Cannot be combined with… Read More


Comparing Hearing Aids and Sound Amplifiers

There is much discussion regarding the differences in cost and function of hearing aids vs. over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids and Personal Sound Amplifiers (PSAP). We can help an individual with hearing loss make the right choice. A hearing aid is a device prescribed or recommended by a licensed professional, where a PSAP or OTC device… Read More


Is it a Chalazion or Stye?

Several different types of red, swollen and tender bumps can arise on the edge or inside portions of an eyelid. Frequently these bumps are infectious or inflammatory processes within the different oil, sweat and tear glands of the eyelid. Most people are familiar with what a stye looks like but not what it is. This… Read More


Seeing and Looking Your Best

“The eyes are a window to the soul.” Proverb “What the eye does not admire, the heart does not desire.” Proverb “I Only Have Eyes For You.” The Flamingos “Brown Eyed Girl.” Van Morrison   Eyes have been the theme of proverbs, songs and poems for centuries. Your eyes not only provide the function of… Read More


Best UV Protection

UV damage to the eyes can be immediate, as with a corneal sunburn, and also cumulative, which may include eye cancers and growths on and around the eye. This damage can contribute to cataracts and likely the progression of macular degeneration. This applies to the kids too. According to The Vision Council, children receive three… Read More


Yikes, is that blood in my eye?

eye with blood around iris

FYEye link to video: www.youtube.com/watch Dr. Chad Kluver, O.D. A subconjunctival hemorrhage is a very common cause of a red eye seen in the clinic. Many times a red eye has other symptoms associated with it, such as pain, redness or discharge. What make a subconjunctival hemorrhage unique is that many times the patient is unaware… Read More


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Rock Island, Illinois 61201

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