Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our Practice.
Individuals with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) can improve their quality of life and mental health by using low vision aids and devices.
Here's how eye exams helped save Katie's vision and quality of life. Call Mascoutah Eye Care to schedule your appointment.
Children and adolescents with diabetes are significantly more likely to suffer from dry eye syndrome (DES) than their non-diabetic peers. Read on to learn why diabetics are at higher risk, and how Mascoutah Eye Care can help.
Cutting-edge apps, coupled with low vision aids and devices, can help people with low vision live full, independent lives.
Here are 5 of the most popular low vision aids that patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) use to maintain their independence and live a meaningful life. Contact your low vision eye doctor for more information.
Medication doesn't always work to heal dry eye syndrome's underlying cause. The following natural and holistic remedies may relieve your eye discomfort and relieve your symptoms.
Ocular albinism affects a person’s eyes and vision in several ways. Thankfully, the low vision aids we offer at Low Vision Center At Mascoutah Eye Care can help patients with ocular albinism live independent and meaningful lives, despite low vision.
Your eye experts at Mascoutah Eye Care have compiled our top 7 tips for keeping your eyes healthy and safe this holiday season. Let us know how else we can help!
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive eye disease that impairs central vision. Here we’ll discuss the most common low vision glasses for AMD and how your Low Vision Center At Mascoutah Eye Care optometrist can help.
Did you know that having atrophied meibomian glands can signal uncontrolled blood sugar levels? To learn more or to schedule an appointment, contact Mascoutah Eye Care today!
If you love to cook but have low vision, working in the kitchen safely and independently can be challenging. At Low Vision Center At Mascoutah Eye Care in Mascoutah we offer our low vision patients practical advice and low vision aids and devices so they can keep doing the things they love.
Dry eye syndrome is a common eye condition. So common, in fact, that many people ignore it, not realizing that, left untreated, severe cases of DES can cause vision loss and even blindness.
It's Contact Lens Safety Month, which makes it the perfect time to brush up on ways to keep your eyes and vision healthy when wearing contact lenses. Here are our top contact lens safety tips to keep your peepers happy.
If you or your loved one is struggling with low vision, please don't lose hope. Low vision technology helps people with severe vision loss maximize their vision so they can do the things they love. Read on to learn more about ways low vision aids, devices and glasses can help patients live more independent, full lives.
Seeing floaters is common and usually nothing to worry about. Yet there are times when floaters are a sign of a serious eye condition. Here’s what you need to know about eye floaters, and how Mascoutah Eye Care can help!
Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common eye conditions in the world, yet many people put up with the discomfort, even though it's very treatable. Here are tips to help you deal with your dry eye symptoms, along with treatment from your eye doctor.
Here are 5 eye symptoms that you should never ignore. Call Mascoutah Eye Care without delay if you or a loved one experiences any of these eye or vision problems.
If you've been diagnosed with macular degeneration, glaucoma, or other sight-robbing eye diseases, don't lose hope. Low vision aids such as magnifiers, special glasses and devices can help those with vision loss lead an active life.
Every child should have a comprehensive eye exam before the start of the new school year. Just as you wouldn’t consider sending them to school without a backpack or a lunch box, make sure their eyes and vision are ready for the challenges ahead.
Clumsiness is not just a character trait. It may be caused by issues with eye misalignment, or binocular vision dysfunction. Prism lenses and vision therapy can often relieve the debilitating symptoms of BVD. Read on to find out how in Mascoutah can help treat binocular vision dysfunction.
Curious about binocular vision dysfunction (BVD)? Here we’ll answer some of the most commonly asked questions about this visual problem.
Did you know that Nerf® guns, a supposedly safe children’s toy, have been shown to cause eye injury in certain cases? What makes them so dangerous?
A recent scientific study suggests that it may be possible to slow down or even reverse the aging process. Read on to learn how this could impact the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and how Low Vision Center At Mascoutah Eye Care can help.
Hyperopia affects near vision in children and young adults. Want to know more about hyperopia? Here we explain ways to recognize the condition and help your child if they have it.
Whether you call it eye goop, crusties or gunk, there are times when a bit of mucus around your eyes is normal — and times when it’s not. Learn how a dry eye optometrist can help.
Although cataract surgery is low-risk and very effective, here are 5 things to discuss with your eye doctor before having the procedure.
Cataract surgery not only improves vision. Research suggests that cataract surgery may also prevent cognitive decline.
Sunglasses are important for everyone, and especially for people with low vision. Here are several things to consider when purchasing a new pair of sunglasses.
Here’s how you can celebrate National Sunglasses Day on June 27.
Studies have found a correlation between asthma and dry eye syndrome. Fortunately, a dry eye optometrist can help by treating your uncomfortable dry eye symptoms.
Depression is an illness that can affect every aspect of a person’s life. Now, researchers are investigating whether depression can cause dry eye symptoms.
Do you struggle with frequent headaches, eye pain, and dizziness? You may have binocular vision dysfunction (BVD). Read on to learn more about the ways to diagnose and treat BVD.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and binocular vision dysfunction (BVD) share some of the same symptoms. So, how can you tell them apart? A functional visual evaluation can provide answers and, if the diagnosis is BVD — we can help.
After retinal detachment surgery, reading can be difficult in the short term, and sometimes in the long term as well. Using visual aids that magnify the text and choosing the most appropriate lighting can help.
Many people diagnosed with binocular vision dysfunction (BVD) have never heard of this condition, which is caused by eye misalignment. Here are some frequently asked questions about BVD to help you better understand this treatable eye condition.
If once-bright colors seem less vivid than they used to, you may be developing cataracts or a serious eye disease. We will conduct a comprehensive eye exam and treat any problems we find.