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Vision Care

  • The History of Sunglasses

    4 Facts About Sunglasses Through The Ages As a member of the Vision Source network, Advanced Vision Care – Nashville would like to share this post, which was originally published here. Glamorous, practical, and good for your eye health—sunglasses are the perfect accessory! Humans have been using eyewear to block out the sun for thousands […]

    Continue Reading May 8, 2015

  • Ophthalmologist vs Optometrist: What is the Difference?

    When it comes to your vision health, you don’t want to compromise care. That is why it is so important to schedule your eye exam with the correct eye care professional for your needs. The level of education, training and expertise will vary among providers, so you should consider these things before making your selection. […]

    Continue Reading April 23, 2015

  • UV Dangers

    As the weather warms up and you start planning outdoor activities, here are a few things to keep in mind to protect your vision.

    Continue Reading April 16, 2015

  • Spring Eye Allergies

    The spring season is upon us!  Sunshine, budding trees, and… POLLEN.  If you suffer from allergies that interfere with your daily life, here are a few tips to help you feel better.

    Continue Reading March 19, 2015

  • Be Smart With Your Tax Refund

    Are you expecting to receive a tax refund this year?  If so, take some time to consider how you’re going to spend that money.  Caring for your eye health and other health concerns can offer a much bigger payoff than simply cashing in on new items.  

    Continue Reading February 21, 2015

  • 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

  • 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