Eye health is topic of Odell Library program

Dr. Bradley Yaklich

MORRISON — Doctor of Optometry Bradley Robert Yaklich will talk about eye health at Odell Public Library in Morrison Monday, Feb. 25 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Part of the library's LifeLong Learning Series, the program will include information about what is normal and abnormal for aging eyes and vision, tips about how to prevent common eye issues and the role of nutrition in ocular health, the library said in a press release this week.

Yaklich, a doctor with Vision Source in Morrison, grew up in Fenton and completed high school in Erie, his biography on the Vision Source website says. He attended Black Hawk College and the University of Iowa, earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in biology and graduated from Inter American University's School of Optometry in Bayamon, Puerto Rico in 2011.

Yaklich will discuss glaucoma, macular degeneration and cataracts during his talk at Odell Library and will explain the roles of primary eye care professionals and the various specialists that are involved in eye care.

Following the program, Yaklich will answer questions from the audience.

Odell Public Library is located at 307 S. Madison Street in Morrison.To ensure adequate seating for this free program, reservations are recommended but not required.

For more information, call the library at 815-772-7323.