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Why Getting LASIK Will Make Chicago Better Than Ever

Do you love exploring Chicago but are growing tired of the hassles that glasses and contacts create when you’re checking out the city? One of the best things that you can do to enjoy Chicago is getting LASIK. LASIK is a type of laser vision correction that fixes your vision with a short procedure and… Read More


What Are My Options if I’m Not a LASIK Candidate?

Are you interested in vision correction but are not a LASIK candidate? Would you like visual freedom but aren’t sure what options there are besides LASIK? If this sounds like you, then you’ll be happy to know there are alternatives to LASIK. There are a few other vision correction options if LASIK is not a… Read More


Is LASIK Permanent?

Would you like to transform your life? LASIK is a great way to improve your eyesight and life for the better. LASIK can help you say goodbye to glasses and contact lenses forever. Keep reading to learn more about LASIK. Find out why it is a permanent vision correction procedure that you should consider! Are… Read More


6 Chicago Activities To Look Forward To After LASIK

Are you thinking about getting LASIK? Do you love exploring Chicago? LASIK is a life-changing procedure. You will finally be able to see clearly with your own eyes, and you won’t have to worry about glasses or contacts anymore. Keep reading to learn more about activities to do in Chicago after undergoing LASIK.


6 Signs You Should Consider LASIK This Spring

Do you find yourself thinking about what life would be like without glasses or contacts? Have you been struggling to find the right time to have LASIK? Every season has its reasons to get LASIK, and spring is no exception to that. However, during the winter, all you can think of is summer and your… Read More


Can Allergies Stand In Your Way If You Want LASIK?

Want LASIK but suffer from seasonal allergies? It may surprise you to find out that allergies are not a LASIK candidacy issue. In fact, if you wear contacts and have allergies, this is one of the best reasons to consider having LASIK! Keep reading to learn more about the reasons to think about having LASIK… Read More


How Do You Know If LASIK Is Right For You?

LASIK is a procedure that provides you with visual freedom. The kind that means you no longer need glasses or contacts to see. Many patients end up with 20/20 vision or better after LASIK! But before you schedule your appointment, you need to find out if you even qualify as a candidate for the procedure…. Read More


4 Reasons To Avoid Makeup Before and After LASIK

Do you feel complete when you wear eye makeup? Are you worried about being able to wear eye makeup and having LASIK? LASIK eye surgery is considered one of the safest procedures that you can undergo. This is because technology keeps advancing. Since it became FDA approved, millions of procedures have been performed. Keep reading… Read More


7 Myths About LASIK That Simply Aren’t True

Have you thought about LASIK but you haven’t followed through yet? Many people like the thought of a vision correction procedure like LASIK but they let their misconceptions hold them back. If you’re ready to find out what’s the truth about LASIK, once and for all, keep reading to learn more!


5 Reasons It May Be Time To Say Goodbye To Contacts

Do you wear contacts? Although they can be great, it takes time and effort to wear them. They may have boosted your confidence and were a welcome alternative to your glasses at one point. But now, you might have realized that contacts have their own set of drawbacks. They even have potential side effects and… Read More

LASIK eye surgery is a procedure that is designed to reduce your dependency on eyeglasses and contact lenses. Here at Chicago Cornea Consultants, our LASIK surgeons and eye doctors use the latest in laser vision correction technology to ensure each patient receives optimal results.
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Laser Eye Surgery
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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Advanced Cataract
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.
Refractive Lens Exchange
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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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Dry eye can result from a lack of sufficient production of your own natural tears, with an inability to provide adequate lubrication for your eyes. This can cause mild to severe discomfort including itching, stinging and burning. Dry eyes are a common concern in Chicago, and the experienced team of corneal specialists at Chicago Cornea Consultants have the latest advancements in technology to treat dry eye.
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Dry Eye
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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