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Ophthalmology and Optometry

Ophthalmology and Optometry
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When it comes to your vision, keeping your eye on the prize takes a new meaning. Failing or diseased eyes can have a huge impact on your life. Neglecting to treat eye problems can reduce your productivity and may even result in dangerous situations when driving, using power tools, crossing streets, and other activities.

Ultimately, certain unattended optical issues may result in permanently bad eyesight or blindness that is irreversible.

You only  get one chance with your sight, and CGH Medical Center understands that good vision is priceless. Your eyes deserve the best medical care available.

Turn to CGH for:

  • regular eye exams
  • prescriptions for new contact lenses
  • prescriptions for new glasses
  • kids' eye exams
  • cataract surgery
  • diabetic eye care
  • dry eye
  • eye injuries
  • allergic eye muscle twitching
  • diseases of the eye and optic nerve

Experienced eye doctors - ophthalmologists and optometrists - help you discover the cause of your vision problems, assess your need for eyeglasses, perform laser surgery, and address a wide range of common and specialty eye conditions with vitamin deficiencies, strain, injury, disease and aging.  We even provide trusted pediatric vision doctors to treat conditions in children as well as proactively promote your child's eye health.

Our skilled vision care specialists are equipped to provide regular vision care and specialty care to meet your needs.

What's the difference between an ophthalmologist and an optometrist?

An ophthalmologist is a doctor who specializes in eye and vision care. Optometrists provide vision care ranging from sight testing and correction to diagnosing, treating and managing vision changes.

Vision care specialists are available at three locations, making it easy to make healthy eyesight a priority for the whole family, from infants to toddlers to parents and grandparents. Call for an appointment today.

What vision problems, optical issues, and eye diseases do you treat?

At CGH Ophthalmology and Optometry, we provide medical care for:

What is the greatest risk to vision effecting the elderly?

Macular degeneration—caused by aging and thinning of the macula—is the greatest contributor to vision loss in those 55 and older.

Blurry words, dark or empty areas appearing in the center of vision, and distortion of straight lines are signs of macular degeneration and vision loss. Because of the potential for treatment, early detection of this condition is important. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, schedule your appointment today. Our talented vision experts are prepared to both diagnose and treat the damaging effects of macular degeneration.

Did you know that diabetes puts you at higher risk of vision loss?

Diabetic sufferers are prone to several serious conditions such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and cataracts. In fact, glaucoma is 40% more likely in diabetics, and cataracts 60% more likely than those without diabetes.  If left untreated, these conditions can cause partial or even full vision loss. 

Fortunately, this doesn’t have to be your story; with proper treatment and regular checkups, these conditions can be neutralized, and even prevented. Let our trained specialists help you protect your vision health against the dangerous effects of diabetes.

CGH Eye Doctors and Surgeons

Our vision specialists and physicians will provide you with high quality medical care.

Where can I go to see a CGH eye doctor?

For your convenience, CGH vision care specialists are available at three locations, making it easy to make healthy eyesight a priority for the whole family, from infants to grandparents.

Call for an appointment - or more information - right now, while you're thinking about it.


Sterling, IL

Vision & Oral Surgery Center
10 West 3rd Street, Sterling, IL 61081
Phone (815) 622-1208
Toll Free (800) 625-4790


Dixon, IL

Dixon Clinic
1321 N. Galena Avenue, Dixon, IL 61021
Tel. (815) 284-1600


Morrison, IL

Morrison Clinic & Vision Center
105 S. Heaton Street, Morrison, IL 61270
Tel. (815) 772-8225


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