WE’RE BACK!  Wellness vision care has resumed at our office!
We continue to follow all CDC and IDPH guidelines for healthcare.
Please call or text 815-676-4474 to schedule your next exam.  Please click here for more details.

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Vision Care

  • 4 Lens Recommendations from Your Eye Doctor (secrets about lenses)

    At 4Sight iCare your eye doctor will make recommendations about the lens features that work best for you based on your exam results and questions about how you might use the medical appliance as a vision tool once it is made.  Everyday glasses recommendations may differ in power and features from driving glasses, reading glasses, computer glasses, sport goggles, sunglasses, […]

    Continue Reading June 14, 2016

  • An annual wellness eye exam completes the annual physical

    Have you been taking good care of yourself?  If you have, odds are you also see a physician once a year to maintain an active chart (if you go less than every 3 years, you do not have a doctor of record as an established patient according to federal guidelines) and to check your health […]

    Continue Reading June 6, 2016

  • May is Healthy Vision Month

    Healthy Vision is about seeing an eye care professional once a year to ensure that your eye health is in good condition, your vision is stable, and your best vision is demonstrated in the office so you can make an informed decision about your vision needs.  Not everyone will receive a recommended prescription for powered glasses. […]

    Continue Reading May 10, 2016

  • 4 Levels of Eye Care

    We want the best vision for every patient; that’s why we’ve invested in multiple diagnostic technologies.  Nearly all vision loss is preventable; very little vision loss beyond refractive error is reversible.  Therefore, a lifetime of prevention is best!  Take action today with a comprehensive eye exam; we recommend Level 4 preventative iHealth wellness testing for […]

    Continue Reading May 10, 2016

  • This Valentines think Heart Health

    If you can’t read the newsletter please download the link to the pdf here: HTN Newsletter February is the month of sweethearts and love; it’s also the month you should be thinking about your heart and those of your loved ones because even controlled hypertension is a risk factor for hypertensive retinopathy and your eyes are […]

    Continue Reading February 1, 2016

  • The 4 O’s of Eye Care: ever wonder what the different titles are for

    If you’ve been to the eye doctor, chances are you’ve met with several individuals at the visit that may or may not specialize in what brought you to their office.  Optometrists are confused for everything from an ophthalmologist or optician to an orthopedist or even an obstetrician.  If the word begins with “o” we think eyes, […]

    Continue Reading January 21, 2016

  • 4 Ways to Maximize your Savings with insurance

    Know your carrier and the information about the primary policy holder for vision.  Usually your card will say the medical and maybe the dental information directly on the card, but frequently the vision insurance is not listed.  The vision insurance is usually subcontracted out through the medical insurance.  In order to check eligibility, review benefits, […]

    Continue Reading January 18, 2016

  • 4 Reasons to buy your glasses/contacts at an eye doctor’s office

    Return any faulty lenses.  Occasionally contact lenses or glasses come with defects or imperfections.  These medical appliances and devices can be returned if the doctor’s office agrees, but only if you purchased through the office. Exchange contact lenses if there’s a prescription change.  Unopened, undamaged boxes that have not expired are eligible to be returned where […]

    Continue Reading January 13, 2016

  • 4 Reasons to research where you get an eye exam!

    Is the one calling the shots at your eye doctor’s office even a doctor?  At most large opticals nowadays, the office manager and/or business owner has no optical experience, no medical expertise, and certainly no authority to comment on care.  But that doesn’t prevent them from setting strict timeframes for appointments, making equipment decisions, and […]

    Continue Reading January 11, 2016

  • 4 Myths in Eye Care

    1.  Because the results are always the same, it doesn’t matter where I get my eyes examined. FALSE, your best visual acuity is only going to be found at an office that places emphasis on providing the best.  Chain opticals may have some good doctors and some private offices may have mediocre ones, but one thing […]

    Continue Reading January 10, 2016