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Bifocal IOL Implants After Cataract Surgery Jul 8th, 2020

Living with cataracts deprives you of many simple joys in life: enjoying vibrant colors, seeing loved ones’ faces clearly, and taking late-night drives to clear your mind. Now that you’ve reclaimed those simple joys by undergoing cataract surgery, you may be curious about bifocal IOL implants. Those who have had...

Diabetes and Omega-3s: How Healthy Fats Can Help Jun 9th, 2020

Living with diabetes requires paying close attention to many aspects of your daily life. It’s common knowledge that people with diabetes need to monitor their blood sugar and keep their carbohydrate intake low. But did you know that diabetes can affect your eyes as well? One of the leading causes...

Bifocal Contacts vs. Glasses May 12th, 2020

When it comes to needing corrective lenses, we all have a preference between contacts and glasses. Whether you choose glasses for the sake of ease or fashion, or contacts because you don’t want anything to get in the way of others seeing your gorgeous eyes, we’ve got you covered. But...

Myths and Facts About LASIK Surgery Apr 28th, 2020

Most likely, you’ve heard about LASIK and know that it’s an operation that can help you to see better. But, you’ve also probably heard a lot of myths around the procedure.   Here at our offices in Frankfort and Bourbonnais, Illinois, Dr. Nicholas Rutkowski and our expert team are dedicated to...

How Astigmatism Changes Your Eye Health Needs Mar 17th, 2020

You may have heard of astigmatism, but you may not know what it exactly is. And when you consider that about 285 million people worldwide have a vision problem and that one-third of the population experiences astigmatism, it makes sense that you’d want to get your vision checked out by...

How to Prepare for a Diabetic Eye Exam Feb 25th, 2020

Did you know that about 9.4% of the population is diabetic? What’s worse is that diabetes can have a devastating effect on your vision. It doesn’t matter whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes because both involve changes to your circulation from high levels of blood sugar, which...

Lifestyle Tips to Cope With Chronic Dry Eye Jan 15th, 2020

You know the itchy, irritating feeling of dry eyes that results from long hours in the sun or staring at a screen. Typically, after a good night’s sleep, your dry eyes feel refreshed and lubricated. But sometimes dry eye persists, causing a chronic condition, especially for people 50 years and...