Your resource for learning about eye care procedures and conditions, from the experts at Milan Eye Center.

A Guide on Facial Cosmetic Procedures
Oculoplastics/Aesthetics

A Guide on Facial Cosmetic Procedures

The focus on aesthetics and achieving a youthful appearance has been on the rise in the past decade. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), over 18 million Americans underwent surgical and/or minimally invasive cosmetic procedures in 2019. With this increase in the volume of cosmetic procedures, a …

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A Guide on Facial Cosmetic Procedures
What is 20/20 Vision, Really?
General Eye Conditions

What is 20/20 Vision, Really?

As eye care providers, we often get asked, “What does 20/20 vision actually mean?” You might be surprised to find out the term comes from measuring the sharpness of your vision. The term “20/20 vision” refers to a person’s visual acuity, or in other words, their ability to read numbers …

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What is 20/20 Vision, Really?
Feeling Safe in the New Normal
General Eye Conditions

Feeling Safe in the New Normal

  At Milan Eye Center, the safety and welfare of our patients, team members, and community remains our top priority amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. As we carefully open back up, it will look a bit different around our offices, but we want to assure you, as our patient we are …

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Feeling Safe in the New Normal
My Eyes are Dry but I Don’t Want to See My Eye Doctor Yet – What About Telemedicine?
General Eye Conditions

My Eyes are Dry but I Don’t Want to See My Eye Doctor Yet – What About Telemedicine?

In these uncertain times, many patients are continuing to experience the symptoms of dry eyes but hesitate to seek an in-office consultation with their eye care physicians. Telemedicine has provided a platform for patients to seek quick and efficient guidance for their treatment, although it does have certain limitations. This …

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My Eyes are Dry but I Don’t Want to See My Eye Doctor Yet – What About Telemedicine?
Treating (and Preventing) Eye Allergies
General Eye Conditions

Treating (and Preventing) Eye Allergies

When patients approach us about eye allergies, their symptoms typically include swelling (puffy eyes), redness, itching in addition to watery eyes and/or mild yellowish stringy mucous discharge from the eye.  As eye doctors, the most common signs we see are erythema (redness) and edema (swollen eyelids), periorbital area, and conjunctiva …

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Treating (and Preventing) Eye Allergies
Pterygium vs  Pinguecula
General Eye Conditions

Pterygium vs Pinguecula

    When we are exposed to ultraviolet “UV” light, our body tissues change. This is why our skin gets darker or more wrinkly over time, and is the main reason why sunscreen is so important and stressed during the summer months.  UV light can also cause short-term damage to …

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Pterygium vs Pinguecula