North Peoria Illinois is flooded with young families, many with children younger than 12 months old. If you are one of those parents with an infant, you may want to ensure that your baby can see you when you play with them. You may wonder when is a good time to get you...

Do you have a preschooler? If you do, you are probably concerned about education for your child. There was a recent study funded by the National Eye Institute shows that youngsters that have uncorrected farsightedness perform slightly worse than their counterparts in e...

I've been wearing eye glasses since I was in fourth grade. That is about 20 years of poor eye sight, but who is counting. I've gotten a new prescription almost every year. There were times where the prescritpion didn't change too much, so I got to keep the same glasses...

Technology is around us. Most people use about 3 different devices a day whether it be a smart phone, a lap top, or a tablet. All of these devices have blue light. On top of that, many of use have LED TV which increases our exposure to blue light. The amount of exposur...

We are into the New Year and many people make resolutions to exercise more. One of the things people may want to try out is Yoga as it will help with stress and balance. However, if you have glaucoma, please be aware of 4 poses that may increase intraocular pressure (I...

We are about to start another central Illinois winter in Peoria, Illinois. Central Illinois winters are notorious for being very cold and very snowy. However, meteorologists are predicting a mild winter due to El Niño. Although it might be more temperate than usual, we...

Wearing glasses doesn’t mean you should skimp on your eye makeup. Glasses will bring attention to your face and your eyes, and your eye makeup should be clean and defined. Here are some tips on making your eyes shine under your glasses.

  • Compliment the frames of your...

Now that Thanksgiving has passed, you may be looking to buy Christmas presents for the children in your life.  But, did you know that about a fourth of a million kids are seen in the emergence room due to a toy-related injury? Whether it is your own kid, grandchild, ni...

Are you over the age of 40? If so, did you know that cataracts are the most common cost of vision lost once you’ve hit the 40 year mark? Make sure that you are aware of the signs and symptoms of this condition!

Cataracts happen when the proteins that make up a portion o...

The minute you see reddish eyes on a friend, do you want to take a rain check on talking to that person? Don’t fear! You can reduce your chances of getting conjunctivitis or pink eye.

If you have pink eye, be nice and make sure you reduce your likelihood of spreading it...

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