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  • Winter Eye Health

    Prevent and Treat Dry Eyes or Inflamed Eyes in Winter By Advanced Vision Care – Nashville, Eye Doctors serving patients from Nashville, IL; Pinckneyville, IL; Okawville, IL; Carlyle, IL; Centralia, IL; Mt. Vernon, IL; and surrounding areas. As the temperatures drop during the winter in Southern Illinois, you may experience increased problems with dry eyes or […]

    Continue Reading January 9, 2015

  • The Benefits of Daily Contact Lenses

    When we conduct a contact lens evaluation and fitting in our office, your personal preferences and routines help determine which lens replacement schedule we recommend. The most common replacement schedules are every day, every two weeks, or every month. Each schedule has its strong points. Here, we focus on the benefits of daily lenses, often […]

    Continue Reading December 3, 2014

  • Aging Eyes and Multifocal Lenses

    Over 40? It may be time to talk about presbyopia. Many of our 40 to 45 year old patients notice that their eyes have lost the ability to focus up close, especially in low light. Stretching their arms away from their eyes to read a book or restaurant menu is a typical sign of presbyopia. […]

    Continue Reading November 26, 2014

  • Astigmatism and Contacts

    Blurry vision? Headaches? It could be astigmatism. Astigmatism is one of the most common conditions we see at our practice. Often an inherited trait, astigmatism causes blurry vision for one of two reasons: An irregularly shaped cornea–the clear, dome–shaped surface that covers the front of your eye An irregular curvature of the lens inside your […]

    Continue Reading November 12, 2014

  • Contact Lenses for Teens

    Your Teen And Contact Lenses Teenagers (and the parents who love them) often ask us about switching from eyeglasses to contact lenses. Whether the change is permanent or just an alternative to glasses, there are several great reasons for getting your teen into prescription contacts. Freedom: Your teen may simply be tired of wearing eyeglasses, especially […]

    Continue Reading November 4, 2014

  • What if we had a choice?

    If an eye disease was an inevitable part of your life, wouldn’t it be nice if you could pick which disease you had? If you could, you would want to pick cataracts. Today, cataract surgery can not only remedy the disease but it can make your eye sight better than it ever was before. Thanks […]

    Continue Reading April 2, 2014