A New Prescription Offers an Alternative to Reading Glasses
Misplaced Your Reading Glasses … Again? By: Nikhil Wagle, M.D. Presbyopia, or age-related blurry near vision, is a common, progressive condition that reduces the eye’s ability to focus on near objects and affects approximately 128 million Americans or nearly half of the U.S. adult population, usually over the age of 40. Presbyopia comes from the… Read More
Allergic Conjunctivitis Brian Hansel, O.D. Most people associate sneezing, runny nose, coughing, and hives as a reaction to some types of allergens. Surprisingly, to these sufferers when their eyes are involved, they are often experiencing allergic conjunctivitis. Allergic conjunctivitis is an inflammation (-itis) of the mucosal membrane called the conjunctiva. This surrounds the white part… Read More
FREE Health Seminar & Luncheon
You’re invited to Eye Health for Adults Over 50 Presented by: Dr. Jeff Heden, O.D. Thursday, April 13th from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (Doors open at 11:45 am.) Geneseo Community Center Activity Room Please RSVP to Linda at Eye Surgeons Associates by April 7th. Call (309) 944-8888 X6607 or email [email protected] with the number… Read More
Check One Off the New Year’s Resolution List
How Often Should You Get Your Eyes Examined? John Frederick, M.D. While many New Year’s resolutions don’t get fulfilled, there is one you should commit to getting done. Get your eyes examined, especially if you can’t remember your last exam. Which begs the next question, how often do you need an eye exam? Patients often… Read More
Slow Changes to Your Child’s Worsening Vision
Slow Changes to Your Child’s Worsening Vision Dr. Sarah Burgett, OD If your child is between the age of 5 and 15 with myopia, also called nearsightedness, meaning they can’t see objects in the distance, and their prescription has changed frequently, they may be a candidate for myopia management. The benefits of myopia management include… Read More
Give the Gift of LASIK
Think outside the box and give the unexpected gift of LASIK to eliminate or reduce the need for glasses. Present your loved one with a LASIK gift package, including a free consultation and surgery. You pay for the gift when surgery is scheduled. Give the gift of LASIK and leave the shopping and wrapping to… Read More
Treating Keratoconus iLinkTM Corneal Cross Linking Dr. Carlton Fenzl Keratoconus is a non-inflammatory eye condition in which the typically round dome-shaped cornea progressively thins and weakens causing the development of a cone-like bulge and optical irregularity of the cornea. This causes blurring and distorting of vision and increased sensitivity to light. It’s estimated to affect… Read More
LASIK Costs Holding You Back?
LASIK costs holding you back? LASIK is not inexpensive, but it may be more accessible than you think. Even though it’s an investment, there are plenty of ways to make it work within your means. And you’re worth it! LASIK may save you money in the long run if you’re already spending money on contacts… Read More
Welcome Dr. Heden!
Eye Surgeons Welcomes Dr. Jeffrey Heden to the Geneseo office! With nearly 20 years of experience Dr. Heden provides family eye care, fitting and follow-up care related to contact lenses, ocular disease management, and co-management of medical conditions to our patients in Geneseo and the surrounding communities. Dr. Heden grew up in Rockford,… Read More
Comparing Personal Sound Amplifiers “as Seen Advertised on TV” and Hearing Aids.
Kyle Kuhlman, BCHIS 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… Read More