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COVID-19 Office Updates

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What Services Can I Get Using Tele-Optometry?

Tele-optometry is a branch of telemedicine that can cover a wide range of problems and treatments related to vision and ocular health. Tele-medicine delivers medical care through digital medical equipment and telecommunications technology, such as online videos accessible through smart phones and tablets. This allows patients to easily receive screenings,...

COVID-19: Protect Your Eyes From Too Much Screen Time

You and your children are likely spending more time on mobile devices and computer screens than ever before. Too much time spent staring at screens can cause computer vision syndrome, or digital eye strain, in certain people. While not serious, this condition can be very uncomfortable, potentially causing: Headaches Eyestrain...

6 Ways To Bid Dry Eyes Goodbye

Eye Doctor in Troy, Illinois Dry, itchy, and irritated eyes are no fun. Dry eye syndrome (DES) is a multifactorial condition that is generally caused by poor tear quality, insufficient tears, allergies, or other irritants. The symptoms of DES can range from slightly uncomfortable to debilitating and can include: Dryness...

How to Disinfect Glasses to Help Prevent COVID-19

Coronavirus and Your Eyeglasses Did you know that our glasses (this includes the lenses and the frame) can potentially transfer viruses, such as COVID-19, to our eyes, nose, and mouth? This is because viruses — as well as bacteria —  are easily transferred from our surroundings to our hands and...

Top 5 Tips To Manage Eye Allergies This Spring

Eye Doctor in Troy, Illinois With spring just around the corner, there’s no better time to learn about managing those uncomfortable eye allergy symptoms that pop up when the weather gets warmer. While eye allergy symptoms can negatively affect quality of life, they are often treatable. If you or a...

Coronavirus and Your Eyes – What You Should Know

As coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads around the world, health professionals are demanding that people limit their personal risk of contracting the virus by thoroughly washing their hands, practicing social distancing, and not touching their nose, mouth, or eyes. In fact, it may surprise you to learn that the eyes play an...

Frames That Match Your Style – Eyewear Trends 2020!

Optical Store & Eye Care in Troy, Illinois Whether you prefer a pair of bold and bright frames or something more elegant and subtle, the trending eyeglass frames of 2020 offer something for everyone. The Trendiest Eyeglasses of 2020 White or translucent frames are some of the most popular eyewear...

What Are Eye Allergies?

Eye Doctor in Troy, Illinois Eye allergies, also called “allergic conjunctivitis,” are the eyes’ response to environmental irritants and allergens. Their symptoms range in severity from uncomfortable to debilitating but fortunately are often treatable. If you suspect you have eye allergies, speak with Dr. Alice Unger about finding lasting relief....

Practice Update – Important

As a valued patient of Unger Eye Care, we appreciate the trust you place in us and our staff to your care. With the current environment, it’s important for all of us to take smarter and more conscious steps to ensure your health and safety with your experience at Unger...
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Open for all services May 4th 2020!

Routine exams, medical testing, product pickup and adjustments by appointment only.  We have updated our protocols to keep our patients, staff and community safe.   

What you need to know before your upcoming appointment:

*Call 618-667-2020 When You Arrive

* It is Mandatory to Wear a Mask into the Office

*We Will Take Your Temperature and Sanitize Your Hands Upon Arrival

*Only the Patient Should Enter the Office while Others Wait in Their Vehicle (Except in Cases of the Patient’s Guardian)

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