Entries by Dr. Kevin Glancy

I Have Diabetes – How Will That Impact My Vision? 

Diabetes can affect your body in dramatic ways, including your eyesight. Knowing what diabetes can do to your eyesight and what you can do to avoid vision problems created by diabetes. At Champaign Eye Professionals, we perform comprehensive eye exams to look out for the effects of diabetes. Here’s what you need to know about […]

How Diabetes and Glaucoma Are Connected 

Health conditions of the body often affect the health conditions of the eyes. For instance, there is a potential connection between diabetes and glaucoma. People with diabetes are at increased risk of developing glaucoma, a condition that damages the optic nerve and can lead to vision loss. This is because high blood sugar levels associated […]

Development of Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a serious condition that causes eye damage. It can lead to partial or full vision loss, but can be prevented with proper management and early detection by your eye doctor in Champaign, IL . The condition can affect anyone with diabetes. Development of diabetic retinopathy begins with damage to the tiny blood […]

Your Eyes Are Itchy? What to Know

Itchy red eyes can have many potential causes. If your eyes are itchy, not knowing why can make it hard to treat the problem. While it’s helpful to see your eye doctor in Champaign IL, you can get a head start on identifying the cause of your itchy eyes. Below, we’ve listed the potential causes […]

Treat Yourself to New Glasses for the New Year

If you wear corrective lenses, this is a great time of year to get a new pair. Treat yourself this holiday season to the gift of good vision. The professionals at Champaign Eye Professionals are here to help you find the right set of glasses frames for you. Our showroom has hundreds of pairs of […]

Do I Have Cataracts? An FAQ

Cataracts can impact your vision at night and during the day. While cataracts can eventually take away your ability to see, in their early stages, they may do little to impact your visual acuity. To understand what a cataract is, and to determine whether you have cataracts, it’s helpful to see an eye doctor in […]

3 New Year’s Resolutions For Your Eyes

At this time of year, many people make resolutions to improve their life in one way or another. If you’re not sure what type of resolution to make, why not make a resolution to take good care of your eyes? As your eye doctor in Champaign IL, we have many suggestions for ways that you […]

3 Winter Eye Care Tips

As the seasons change, the way we take care of our eyes sometimes change. Now that winter is almost here, it’s important to take care of your eyes in a manner that’s appropriate for the season. Knowing how to take care of your eyes can help you avoid eye discomfort, and can also help you […]

3 Reasons to Wear Sunglasses Every Day

Sunshine is great for many areas of our health. However, spending time in the bright sunlight isn’t healthy for our eyes. That said, it’s important to wear sunglasses to protect your eyes from harmful sun rays and other elements. Keep reading to learn 3 key reasons why you should wear sunglasses every single day. Prevent […]