Going to an eye exam can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially if you are not familiar with the procedures that are involved. One such procedure that is often done is the dilation of your eyes. A lot of people feel apprehensive about this, mainly due to the fear of discomfort or pain. However, eye dilation […]

As we age, several skin irregularities can arise in different parts of our bodies, and the eyelids are not an exception. Lumps and bumps in the eyelid area can be a common finding, but not all of them should be ignored. Some of these skin irregularities can be caused by benign growths, while others could […]

When you are expecting, you are prepared for all the changes that happen in your body. From the moment you conceive, your body starts a myriad of changes to accommodate and support your developing fetus. While most of these changes are well known and expected, what many women don’t know is that pregnancy can also […]

In today’s digital age, our lives are increasingly intertwined with screens. From smartphones and tablets to computers and televisions, we spend a significant portion of our day staring at electronic devices. While these devices have undoubtedly revolutionized our world, they also emit a type of light that has raised concerns – blue light. Let’s explore […]

The clock ticks later and your sleepy, causing you to skip some of your normal bedtime routine. “Sleeping in contacts isn’t a big deal”, you think to yourself. But is it? Contact lenses have become an incredibly popular option for people who want to be able to see clearly without the need for glasses. While […]

The internet has made it easier than ever to purchase eyeglasses, with frames and lenses available at the click of a button. But when it comes to buying eyeglasses, there are some important advantages to purchasing them in person. Shopping for glasses at a reputable optical facility, like Illinois Eye Center, allows you to try […]