The “term” refractive error” may sound like a pretty technical phrase to refer to an eye condition. But in fact, it’s one of the most common eye conditions, affecting about 150 million people in the U.S. alone.  You may even be familiar with some of the most common types of refractive errors, such as nearsightedness […]

Sometimes it’s impossible to foresee an injury to the eye. Everyday activities as simple as a nature hike can result in a foreign body coming into contact with your eye and causing pain, irritation, or serious injury.  However, there are many situations in life where there’s a reasonable expectation that those risks may be higher. […]

If you’ve been diagnosed with corneal disease or are experiencing a loss of vision, you may have heard about corneal transplants as a possible treatment option. But what exactly is a cornea transplant? Is it safe? How does it work? Keep reading to learn more!  What is a cornea transplant?  A cornea transplant is a […]

Illinois Eye Center offers a same-day eye appointment service, called EyeCareTODAY, to help ensure you can get the eye care you need when you need it.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a problem with your retina. It happens when a part of the retina called the macula is damaged.
The month of January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month.