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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


What To Check Out In Chicago After LASIK This Winter

The holidays are approaching quickly! If one of your wishes in the new year is to see clearly without visual aids like glasses or contacts, you might want to consider LASIK. After all, it is the most popular elective procedure you can have for a reason! Oh, and it has a 96% satisfaction rate with… Read More


Can You Have Cataracts In Both Eyes?

Cataracts can make your vision misty or blurry. Many patients with cataracts say it’s like looking through frosted glass. Cataracts are totally treatable! Leaving them untreated can lead to blindness, however. Although cataracts develop because of aging for many people, they can also appear at all ages. Usually, cataracts develop gradually over many years. You… Read More


Tired of Wearing a Mask with Foggy Glasses? LASIK Can Help!

It seems like there’s no end in sight when it comes to our new normal. Leaving the house these days means checking your list to make sure you have everything you need: your mask, your keys, hand sanitizer, an extra mask, and maybe your sanity as well. If you wear glasses, wearing a mask has… Read More


6 Reasons to Consider Cataract Surgery

Is your vision blurry or foggy? These are classic signs of cataracts. If you have cataracts, they can prevent you from performing activities like reading and driving. You may even be less interested in social activities and start to become less independent. Cataracts are quite common. By the age of 80, over half of Americans… Read More


Why Is Getting Laser Eye Surgery Smart?

When it comes to wearing glasses and contacts, some people love them and other people hate them. If you fall into the camp of hating them, laser eye surgery may be something you’ve considered. But maybe you couldn’t justify it or the timing wasn’t quite right. Keep reading to find out why a laser eye… Read More


Why Are My Eyes So Dry?

Are you experiencing dry, burning eyes with a gritty feeling? Are your eyes uncomfortable or causing you fatigue? Several causes could be responsible for the symptoms, including infection, medication, or allergies. You could also be suffering from dry eye syndrome. Approximately one in every eight adults has dry eye syndrome, and it can be mild… Read More


8 Signs You Could Be A Good LASIK Candidate This Fall

Tired of glare coming off your glasses every time you’re on a Zoom call? Are glasses giving you a headache that won’t seem to go away? LASIK is one of those procedures that you never think you’ll get until you find out that you actually qualify for it. So what goes into being a good… Read More


3 Reasons It May Be Time To Say Goodbye to Glasses

Are you tired of wearing your glasses and would jump at the opportunity to leave your frames behind? The good news is, there are alternatives available! These can allow you to have near-perfect vision without needing to wear glasses. Keep reading for some of the options available if you’re ready for something besides glasses! Contact… 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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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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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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