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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


Julian Love – Safety for the NY Giants, Selects Chicago Cornea for his Laser Vision Correction

For those who play sports and are dependent on glasses or contact lenses for clear vision, laser vision correction procedures like LASIK are very beneficial. As an NFL player, clear vision is vital in order to be an elite athlete. These professional players often look to nationally and internationally recognized leaders in refractive surgery in… 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


Did You Know It’s Workplace Eye Wellness Month?

Are you at risk of injuring your eyes at work? If you work from home, do you protect your eyes by wearing blue light glasses? There are so many ways to injure your eyes. They can get injured from something poking them or irritation due to looking at screens too long while working. Unfortunately, because… 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


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


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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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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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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