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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: 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

Baby Boomers and Eye Disease

Mature woman with white short hair

Boomers and Eye Disease Boomers are starting to experience age-related vision problems. Since 2000, the number of 40+ Americans with vision impairment and blindness, cataracts, and open-angle glaucoma has increased approximately 20% per condition. Meanwhile, the same population has seen an 89% rise in diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness in American adults. By… Read More

Tiffany & Co. brand eyewear now available at Eye Surgeons Associates Bettendorf office.

Tiffany glasses and sunglasses

Announcing the Arrival of Tiffany & Co. to our Bettendorf Optical Tiffany & Co., with 180 year history, added eyewear to their collection in 2006. You can now enjoy their timeless, classic designs, world-renowned quality and craftsmanship in their designer eyewear collection carried exclusively at Eye Surgeons Associates Bettendorf Office. Whether you adore the iconic… Read More

Governor Kim Reynolds Appoints Dr. Nikhil Wagle, M.D. to Iowa Board of Medicine.

Dr. Nikhil Wagle, M.D.

Dr. Nikhil Wagle, M.D., with Eye Surgeons Associates, is honored to be appointed to the Iowa Board of Medicine by Governor Reynolds beginning May 1, 2019 for a 3 year term, pending Senate confirmation in April. The board regulates the practice of medicine, surgery, and acupuncture. According to the Iowa Administrative Code, “The board has… Read More

Remote Controls for Hearing Aids

Hearing Device

Kyle Kuhlman, BCHIS Hearing loss affects millions of people in the U.S. Listening environments and voices around us change frequently and can make hearing a challenge. Wouldn’t it be nice for hearing aid users to be able to turn the hearing aid volume up or down without others taking notice? Many hearing aids today are… Read More


Brian Hansel

Allergic Conjunctivitis Brian Hansel, O.D. FYEye video link: Most people associate sneezing, runny nose, coughing and hives as a reaction to some type of allergen. Those people suffering are, surprisingly, often experiencing allergic conjunctivitis. Allergic conjunctivitis is an inflammation (-itis) of the mucosal membrane called the conjunctiva. This membrane surrounds the white part of the… Read More

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