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LASIK Technology

The doctors at Chicago Cornea Consultants, Ltd., utilize the most advanced lasers for LASIK vision correction. These include the Alcon Allegretto Wavelight and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) VISX excimer lasers, and the J&J Intralase femtosecond laser.

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Did you know that your vision is as unique as your own individual fingerprint? If your vision is unique to you, doesn’t it make sense that your LASIK procedure should be unique to you as well? The doctors at Chicago Cornea Consultants, Ltd. think so! That is why they utilize Allegretto Wavelight technology to custom-design your very own LASIK treatment.

Allegretto Wavelight is completely customized to your eyes and your eyes alone. In as little as a few minutes, you can have the clear vision you desire. If you want to learn more about Allegretto Wavelight and the exciting things it can do for your vision, contact Chicago Cornea Consultants today!

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VISX Star S4 IR Excimer Laser

Chicago Cornea Consultants, Ltd. is proud to also offer the VISX Star S4 IR Excimer Laser for LASIK vision correction procedures. The innovative ActiveTrak technology allows monitoring of eye movement in all three dimensions without pupil dilation, which means more precise control for the doctor and less stress for the patient.

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Variable Spot Beam technology gives the doctor greater flexibility, with seven separate beams ranging from 0.65 to 6.5 millimeters in size providing faster, smoother treatment and highly accurate corneal shaping. Plus, VSS (Variable Spot Scanning) technology adds a blend zone that helps smooth the cornea, increasing the ablation (treatment) zone by 51 percent. This transition provides a gradual change from the treatment area to the non-treated corner, resulting in clearer, sharper vision, especially in low light conditions. The LASIK surgeons at Chicago Cornea Consultants, Ltd. also utilize the Alcon Allegretto Wavelight laser system.

As with any medical procedure, the experience and skill of your surgeon will influence your outcomes. Drs. Randy Epstein and Parag Majmudar are board-certified ophthalmologists with advanced fellowship training specifically in corneal surgery. This is important, as the fine vision adjustments made during LASIK are possible by training the laser on the cornea of your eye. As corneal specialists who have performed thousands of LASIK procedures, you can trust in the experience and technology of Chicago Cornea Consultants, Ltd. to give you the best possible results for your vision correction procedure.

Topography-guided LASIK

Chicago Cornea Consultants is proud to provide Alcon’s Contoura Vision procedure. The Contoura Vision procedure is a topography-guided LASIK treatment that allows our surgeons to perform more personalized procedures! This means that every procedure is tailored to that specific patient.

Topography-guided LASIK works by creating a detailed map of the surface of the cornea. With this information, your Chicago LASIK surgeon is able to devise a treatment plan specifically for you! Whether you have nearsightedness or nearsightedness with astigmatism, the unique corneal topography of your eye will allow your LASIK surgeon to provide the best treatment possible.

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Hundreds of thousands of patients have undergone the Contoura Vision procedure with amazing results. In one clinical study, 65% of patients who received a topography-guided LASIK procedure achieved 20/16 vision or better, and 93% achieved 20/20 or better!

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.
Laser Vision
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.
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.
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.
This last decade has brought great advancements in intraocular lens implants. Before only a single vision lens was available after cataract surgery, now there are multiple options allowing people to see clearly without glasses after cataract surgery at all distances! The experienced surgeons at Chicago Cornea have been among the first in the nation to offer many of these lenses. We encourage you to learn more about these advanced options and schedule a consultation to determine which lens is right for you.
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Advanced Technology
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.