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Everything You Need To Know About Cataracts

By the age of 80, you have a 50 percent chance of developing cataracts. If you are unaware of how cataracts can affect your vision, it is when your lens that is normally clear becomes clouded. When you are dealing with cataracts it will cause your vision to blur, making it difficult to complete your… Read More


Everything You Need To Know About Pink Eye

Chances are you or someone you know has dealt with an irritating, common eye condition known as pink eye or conjunctivitis. If you have never had any first-hand experience with the side effects of pink eye, it is when your eye becomes infected and can be caused by a virus, bacteria, or an allergy. Pink… Read More


These 4 Habits Are Damaging Your Eyes

We all have a couple bad habits that we can’t seem to kick – whether it is biting your fingernails or skipping flossing we are all guilty of something. But what if you found out your bad habits were affecting your eye health? We are here to help! Here are 4 bad habits that could… Read More


Dr. Majmudar presents at the AAO Cornea Day Meeting

Our very own Dr. Majmudar present at the AAO Cornea Day Meeting a week ago. He presented on Aberrometry and it’s useful information and how it can benefit patients. “Aberrometry provides a wealth of information. It’s very easy to obtain this data on a technical side. We can identify candidates for the right procedure. We… Read More


Your Eye Health and Your Diet

It is important to ensure that you are eating foods that are good for your overall health as well as your eye health! I’m sure you’ve heard to eat more carrots if you want strong eyes or fill your diet with leafy greens but what are you eating that could be harming your eye health?… Read More


Dr. Majmudar speaks at international forum

Dr. Majmudar recently spoke at an international forum about refractive surgery and how it should be avoided in patients who have a high risk for ectasia. Click the link below to read the full article. Link to Article: bit.ly/2hSFzYP


Dr. Parag Majmudar made numerous contributions to the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) in New Orleans, November 2017

During the annual pre-AAO meeting of the Cornea Society, Dr. Majmudar was elected by his fellow Corneal specialists to serve as a member of the Board of this Society, our most prestigious sub-specialty organization. In addition, he participated in or directed the courses and presentations before and during the AAO as listed below: Pre-AAO Cornea… Read More


Dr. Epstein and Chicago Cornea staff attend the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) in New Orleans, November 2017

At the AAO, Dr. Epstein participated in numerous educational activities, including providing surgeon training at the Alcon booth (pictured above). He also assisted as an instructor in the AAO Skills Transfer course, Lab #145a, which was directed by Dr. Majmudar.


4 Easy Steps To Take To Protect Your Vision

There are many steps you can take to keep your body healthy, including your eye health and vision. There are many factors that contribute to your eye health and these are a couple ways you can protect your vision! Eat Healthy It is no secret that what we fuel our body with has an effect… Read More


Common Eye Injuries: What Are They and How Can You Prevent Them

There are many scenarios you may find yourself in where you are at risk for an eye injury. Whether you are playing a sport, handling chemicals, or in the way of any foreign objects you could find yourself dealing with an eye injury. Don’t worry – they are common and with the right information and… Read More



LASIK , or Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, is a surgical procedure that is designed to reduce your dependency on glasses and contact lenses. Here at Chicago Cornea Consultants, Ltd., our LASIK surgeons use the latest in laser vision correction technology to ensure each patient receives optimal results.
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As leaders in the field of ophthalmology, we were among the first in the area to offer the advanced Alcon LenSx laser platform for cataract surgery. This exciting new technology allows our skilled ophthalmologists to make incredibly precise modifications, enhancing the patient experience.
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Traditionally, presbyopia, which happens to all of us as we age, has always meant glasses for clear reading vision. It's a condition not even correctable by laser vision correction. Luckily, there is an option. Refractive lens exchange allows patients a clear alternative to reading glasses and is capable of reducing or eliminating presbyopia by using an advanced multifocal intraocular lens.
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Keratoconus describes a cornea that weakens as collagen fibers deteriorate, causing the cornea to adapt a cone-like shape. Keratoconus can cause blurred vision, light sensitivity, glares, and decreased night vision. In its early stages, keratoconus may be treated with the use of prescription glasses or contact lenses.  Keratoconus is also one of the most common reasons for corneal transplant, and one of the most successful. call any of our offices and ask to speak to the Vision Correction Surgical Coordinator, or use the contact form below.
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It's estimated that a million or more Americans have glaucoma and don't even know it.  People with glaucoma often do not experience any symptoms until they begin losing their peripheral vision. One of the scariest things about glaucoma is that it usually has no symptoms in the early stages, earning glaucoma the name "silent thief of sight." Anyone can be at risk, so it's important to have your vision regularly examined.
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At Chicago Cornea Consultants, our doctors take great care in maintaining ocular health for our patients. However, a number of our patients voice concerns regarding soft lines and wrinkles around the eyes and other regions of the face. We have responded by introducing cosmetic procedures like BOTOX® Cosmetic through our Chicago practice.
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Loss of near vision, or presbyopia, happens when your natural lens loses elasticity, making it difficult to change your focus to see objects up close.  It affects most people in their 40s and early 50s. The hassle and inconvenience of readers is driving many patients to look for a better way to improve their near vision without glasses. The Raindrop Near Vision Inlay is a simple solution to presbyopia. This innovative and unique procedure is an effective alternative to the hassle of readers. Raindrop Near Vision Inlay is a minimally invasive and long term solution to improve near vision without glasses.
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Contact lenses are medical devices which interact directly with the ocular surface of the eye. At Chicago Cornea Consultants, we provide exceptional care to ensure that you obtain the best possible vision with contact lenses that fit appropriately and maximize health benefits.
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