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Why Are My Eyes So Dry?

Do you have dry eyes? Have you been having trouble determining why your eyes are dry? Unfortunately, there are often many reasons that cause you to develop dry eye. You need to consider everything from environmental factors to your contact lenses. They can all affect how moist your eyes are. We experience dry eye when… Read More

Should I Get LASIK Because Of A Celebrity?

Celebrities are always in the news, whether what they did was actually “newsworthy”. Case in point: both Kylie Jenner and Taylor Swift got LASIK in the last two months. Now it seems like everyone is getting LASIK. Does that mean you should get LASIK as well? Keep reading to find out if you should get… Read More

Let’s Talk About Keratoconus

Celebrities and their eyes have been in the news a lot recently. Both Taylor Swift and Kylie Jenner have gotten LASIK in the last month! But what you may have missed was something that happened back in April. This is when Warriors star Stephen Curry admitted he has a vision disease. The culprit? An eye… Read More

Dr. Kaplan’s Recent Professional Activities

Dr. Douglas Kaplan (pictured above) recently attended the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in San Francisco. He also participated in both the Refractive Surgery and Cornea Sub-specialty Day sessions. He recently took part in the annual meeting of the Illinois Secretary of State’s Medical Advisory Board Meeting, where he proposed that Driver’s… Read More

CCC Doctors Attend 2019 American Academy of Optometry Meeting

Several of CCC’s Optometrists are currently attending the American Academy of Optometry meeting in Orlando, Florida. Drs. Marsha Malooley and Tiffany Andrzejewski gave a “standing room only” lecture entitled “Corneal Transplants: What An Optometrist Needs To Know”. Dr. Andrzejewski shared her knowledge and clinical expertise in fitting specialty contacts titled “The Nuts and Bolts of Fitting the Irregular Cornea”. We are very proud… Read More

Chicago Cornea Consultants Attends Annual Eversight Gala

Chicago Cornea Consultants and their families turned out in force to attend the annual Eversight Gala, held at the Peninsula Hotel in Chicago. Pictured above are Shivani and Dr. Parag Majmudar, and Drs. Randy and Rachel Epstein.

What Are My Laser Vision Correction Options?

Are you trying to figure out if you should get corrective laser vision surgery? Did you know that there are different corrective laser vision surgery options? Deciding that you want some form of corrective laser surgery is a big step. Improving your vision will change your life. Vision correction surgery is any kind of surgery… Read More

Dr. Rachel Epstein Certified by American Board of Ophthalmology

Chicago Cornea Consultants is very proud to announce that Dr. Rachel Epstein has recently received certification from the American Board of Ophthalmology. This honor represents the culmination of many years of training and preparation.

Chicago Cornea Doctors Attend Rush University Golf Outing to Raise Money for Student Scholarships

Dr. Randy Epstein from Chicago Cornea, accompanied by Drs. Dan McLachlan, Robert Steinmetz, and Richard Schrenzel, participated in the annual Rush University Golf Outing at the Silver Lake Golf Club in Orland Park on Wednesday, September 25. Proceeds from this charitable event are used to fund scholarships for students attending Rush. Since the event began,… Read More

Get The 411 On The PanOptix Trifocal IOL

Have you heard? The FDA recently approved the commercial use of the AcrySof IQ PanOptix IOL! So what does that mean? For cataract and presbyopia patients, it means a lot! Keep reading to learn more! What is the PanOptix trifocal IOL? The AcrySof IQ PanOptix trifocal IOL is the latest in Alcon’s offerings for intraocular… 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.
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.
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.