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Do I Need Blepharoplasty Or Eyelid Surgery?

When it comes to the way you look, many people are unhappy. But if you have a condition called dermatochalasis, there’s more to it than that. With dermatochalasis, stretched out eyelids make it harder to see and read at a distance. This is more than a cosmetic problem, which is why blepharoplasty can come in… Read More

Will My Insurance Cover LASIK?

Are you thinking about getting LASIK eye surgery? Are you trying to figure out ways to pay for it? Have you been looking into if your insurance will cover your surgery? Keep reading to find out if your insurance will cover LASIK! LASIK Is An Elective Procedure Most people think that LASIK is an expensive… Read More

Do I Need Cataract Surgery?

Are you experiencing blurry or foggy vision? Do you see things floating through your vision or halos around lights? Have you needed to change your glasses or contact lens prescription more than normal? These are all signs that you might have cataracts. What is a Cataract? When the lens in your eye becomes cloudy, it… Read More

6 Technology Tips To Follow After LASIK

Wondering if you should get LASIK? Sometimes, when you’re trying to make a decision, it’s easier if you know some of what to expect. The same is true after getting LASIK. What’s the recovery process like? Can you still take part in your favorite summer activities in Chicago after you get it? Keep reading for… Read More

Chicago Cornea Presents Keratoconus Research at the 15th Annual Rush Resident and Alumni Day Meeting

  Drs. Randy Epstein and Parag Majmudar (pictured above) recently attended the above meeting and delivered a presentation entitled “CXL-USA clinical trial of corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL)”. This presentation was also co-authored by Dr. Rachel Epstein, who will shortly be completing her Cornea Fellowship with Chicago Cornea and joining our practice.

Why Is Laser Vision Correction Effective?

In the grand scheme of things, laser vision correction hasn’t been around that long. LASIK was developed a few decades ago but is one of the safest medical procedures performed today. It allows people to experience quality vision without glasses or contacts. To discover why LASIK is so successful, it’s necessary to have an understanding… Read More

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Can I Get LASIK With Cataracts?

Many people around the world want to get LASIK, and it’s easy to see why. LASIK provides better sight for those with myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. It’s no surprise that people are looking to be free from glasses and contacts for good. But what about people with cataracts who also want LASIK? Cataracts occur when… Read More

Chicago Cornea Doctors Attend Cornea 360 in Scottsdale, AZ

Drs. Randy Epstein, Parag Majmudar, and Rachel Epstein recently attended the Cornea 360 meeting in Scottsdale, AZ. This was a gathering of many of the major corneal specialists from around the world. They gave invited presentations on “Corneal Crosslinking (CXL)” and attended a number of important educational seminars .

Stephen Curry Improves Shooting Record by Wearing Contact Lenses

Chicago Cornea Consultants was one of the first practices in the area to offer the type of specialized care for patients with keratoconus that is discussed in this article about Stephen Curry:

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.