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Southwest Health Purchases Darlington Eye Center

Southwest Health announces they have reached an agreement to purchase the Eye Care Center and optometry practice of Dr. Paul Lueck at 346 Main Street in Darlington. With eye care clinics in Platteville and Lancaster, this will be the third Eye Center location operated by Southwest Health, and the anticipated opening date for the new [read more]

‘Tis the season…for dry eyes?

by Nicole Klein, OD at The Eye Center at Southwest Health If your eyes feel dry, gritty, burn, are watering, or your vision fluctuates with blinking, you may have what is now more commonly known as tear film insufficiency or dry eye syndrome. This condition can result from environmental or weather changes, contact lens use, [read more]

Eye Health 101

by Thaddeus M. Wontor, OD – Optometrist at The Eye Center at Southwest Health Traditionally, the humble carrot has been the oft-recommended dietary choice for maintaining long-lasting, quality vision. And while the Vitamin-A-rich vegetable is certainly not a poor choice, research over the past few decades has identified a number of other excellent sources of [read more]

To dilate or not to dilate, that is the question

By Jen Hanten, Tammy Menning, Erin Eckerman and Erin Averkamp, Opthalmic Assistants at The Eye Center at Southwest Health. If you’ve ever had an eye exam you’ve probably been asked if you would mind having your eyes dilated. Sometimes the uncertainty of the situation gives us pause and we may hesitate to say “yes.” The [read more]

Imagine Seeing Life More Clearly

by Nikki Klein, OD It’s way too easy to take your eyesight for granted when it seems to be doing just fine. Comprehensive eye exams at The Eye Center include more than simply renewing your glasses or contact lens prescription. During the exam, we are also checking how your eyes work together as a team. We [read more]