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Eye Exam

How does having high blood pressure affect vision?

Saturday, October 15th, 2022

If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you have probably had to make a few adjustments to your lifestyle. You’ve probably had to make some changes to your diet, and you’ve probably been told to begin an exercise regimen. You’ve probably also been told that you should see your doctor often so that...  Read More

The Importance of a Dilated Eye Exam

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

Having your eyes dilated may just feel like one more inconvenience, and you may just be wondering if you can skip it. But what exactly is this part of the eye exam for, and is it so important that you should have it done at every eye appointment? Why does the eye doctor dilate my eyes? Dilating...  Read More

When should your child have their first eye exam?

Wednesday, December 15th, 2021

When you are a new parent, suddenly the to-do list expands exponentially. Now you have a whole new person to take care of, and that, of course, includes taking care of their health. You no doubt take them to the doctor for regular checkups – but when should they go see the eye doctor for their first...  Read More

Eat These Foods for Healthy Eyes!

Friday, October 15th, 2021

Having a nutritious diet is important for many reasons – and one of these is that eating the right foods can help you to have healthy eyes, have good vision, and also can lower your risk of eye diseases. If you are interested in some easy, delicious ways to keep your eyes healthy, read on! ...  Read More

How often do I need an eye examination?

Tuesday, June 15th, 2021

Prevention is always the best medicine when it comes to your overall health and wellness. That’s why routine visits to professionals such as ophthalmologists are highly recommended to monitor the body for certain problems. Just as you go to a doctor for an annual physical, you also will need to take care to schedule routine...  Read More

What Can a Child Expect During a Pediatric Eye Examination?

Friday, November 15th, 2019

The dedicated team at Marion Eye Center and Optical services patients in 36 locations among the areas of Illinois and Missouri. The doctors provide not only treatment for adults, but children. With pediatric eye care solutions for children of all ages, parents can trust and rely on our team to spot eye health problems early...  Read More

Typical Causes of Low Vision

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

One of the most important sensory organs in the body is that of the eyes. Taking in our surroundings with visual inputs can help us navigate the world around us. When problems occurs with the human eye, it can be extremely detrimental to our overall quality of life. Vision loss that occurs and cannot be...  Read More

What is Computer Vision Syndrome?

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Can you imagine what life was like just fifty years ago? If you remember what it was like, doesn’t it seem like everything has changed? Technology has gifted us so many tremendous things in just the last fifty years. We can hop on a plane and fly across the world, talk to anyone at anytime...  Read More

Whom do you Trust?

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

We’re so ingrained in the culture of the information age that it has become easy to put our trust in services and content found online. The internet has improved the methods used for research; this cannot be denied. However, there are certain questions that must also be asked. One that we want to pose here...  Read More

What a Dilated Eye Exam is All About

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

A dilated eye exam is an integral part of your regular eye exam. Your doctor will administer special eye drops that will dilate (widen) your pupils. This will allow them to have access to various features of your retina that can reveal your current vision health. At your eye exam, remember to inform your doctor...  Read More

Ring in 2017 with Regular Eye Exams

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Losing weight, quitting smoking, spending less money. These are some of the most common New Year’s resolutions. While these definitely benefit your body (and your pocket book), there are other things you can commit to as you ring in the New Year that are just as good for you. How about caring for your eyes?...  Read More

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