January is Glaucoma Awareness Month – Glaucoma is a dangerous eye disease in which the fluid pressure in your eye becomes so great that the blood flow to your eye is decreased. We evaluate every patient for glaucoma during every eye exam. Make your appointment today!

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month (ARMD) – Macular Degeneration is an incurable eye disease where the macula (part of the retina responsible for sharp, clear, straight-ahead vision) is broken down. It is the leading cause of blindness in the aged 55 and older. Our doctors provide comprehensive eye care for patients with this disease. We evaluate every patient for ARMD during every eye exam. Make your appointment today!

March is Dry Eye Month – If your eyes feel dry, scratchy, and irritable – you may be experiencing dry eye syndrome. Other symptoms might include blurred vision and excessive tearing. Excessive dry eyes can damage eye tissue and scar the cornea, impairing vision. We offer several options to treat dry eye syndrome including the popular choice – punctual plugs. Call the Stine Eye Center today for more information at (715) 241-2020.

April is National Youth Sports Safety Month – Did you know there are over 500,000 eye injuries in baseball and other sports each year? If you want to keep your child at the top of their game, you need to protect their eyes. At Stine Eye Center, we have sports lenses for every sport, every athlete, and every need, featuring:

  1. Polycarbonate or Trivex Lenses – These tough lenses can prevent 90% of eye injuries.
  2. Padded Bridges and ANSI Standard Safety Frames – Light and comfortable frames help you focus on the game.

At Stine Eye Center, we’ll help you pick out protective eyewear perfect for your activity. To schedule an appointment, call us today at (715) 241-2020.

May is Celebrate Mother’s Month – If you are a Mom, have a Mom, or are like a Mom to someone - you are invited to visit us for some special pampering. Stop in anytime during the month of May for a relaxing cup of coffee or tea and enjoy a FREE Personalized Eyewear Style Fitting. We will also extend a special savings on all women’s sunglasses. From all of us at Stine Eye Center - Thank you, Moms!

June is Celebrate Father’s Month – Where would we be without those Fathers or Father-like figures that provide guidance to us? We know how much these men like to spend time outside so during the month of June we extend a special savings on all men’s sunglasses - prescription and non-prescription both. This is the perfect occasion to buy those Oakley Polarized Sunglasses to check out the HUGE bass swimming under the water or to keep your eye on the golf ball that you hit 200 yards away. Come on it guys - you deserve it!

July is Patriotic Month – We want to personally salute the men and women who have and continue to serve our great nation by offering a 10% savings. That would be a 10% discount on any eyewear prescription or non-prescription purchase during the month of July. All you need to do is show us proof of any military identification – it’s that easy! We hope you will visit the Stine Eye Center during the month of July so we can personally salute you and extend our sincerest thanks. God bless America!

August is Back-to-School Month – Since nearly 80% of everything children learn depends on healthy vision, a comprehensive eye exam by an Optometrist is the best way to detect any visual problems or eye health disorders that could affect your child’s ability to learn. At Stine Eye Center, we’d like to remind you that back-to-school time also means time to have your child’s vision and eye health examined. We care as much for our “Little People” as we do for our “Big People”!

September is Focus on Reading Month – Reading is awesome! You can learn amazing things when you read. Remember the rules for reading:

  1. Get plenty of sleep.
  2. Always read where there is good light.
  3. Don’t rub your eyes.
  4. Visit the Stine Eye Center if you are having trouble seeing.
  5. Wear your glasses if you are supposed to.

If you require reading glasses, call the Stine Eye Center and ask how you can acquire FREE reading lenses today!

October is “Learn about Lasik” Month – At Stine Eye Center, we can determine if you are a good candidate for laser vision correction, and help you decide which procedure best suites your needs. We will explain everything from preparing for the procedure to how you can expect to feel afterwards. At Stine Eye Center, we take pride in our complete pre- and post-surgical care. Be sure to ask us how you can schedule a no-obligation consultation.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month – We pride ourselves on providing special care for our patients with diabetes, as well as screening every patient for signs and symptoms of potential diabetes found in the visual system.

December is Share the Sight Month – Donate your previously worn frames for those in need to Stine Eye Center and receive $10 OFF a new frame.

Flex Spending Reminder – Remember to use it or you may lose it by December 31st!