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Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) March 15, 2017 - March is Save Your Vision Month, and the Illinois Optometric Association (IOA) supports healthy habits in the workplace. With the apparent increase in use of computers and other technology, digital eyestrain is a major concern for people of all ages and all occupations from students to full-time working citizens. Symptoms can include: headaches, blurred vision, dry eyes, light sensitivity, glare, as well as neck and shoulder pain. Read more
BACK TO SCHOOL: Help Your Child See What They’re Missing
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) August 2, 2016 - Children with uncorrected vision conditions or eye health problems face many barriers in life ... academically ... socially ... and athletically. While children entering kindergarten in Illinois must have their eyes examined before starting school, Dr. Brian Plattner, president of the Illinois Optometric Association (IOA) explains that “actually every child should be examined annually as part of their health maintenance program.” Read more