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What Life Is Like With Cataracts

When you drive at night, do you see halos around lights? Have you been experiencing frequent vision changes in a short period of time? These are some of the signs and symptoms that you could have developed cataracts. Let’s learn more about cataracts and what life is like with cataracts. What are Cataracts? People develop… Read More


Why Does LASIK Save You Money?

When you think about a procedure like LASIK, what comes to mind? Maybe the fact that it’s a permanent procedure? Or that it costs quite a bit of money upfront to get? What you may not consider is that LASIK can actually save you money. Yeah, imagine that! How is this possible? Keep reading to… Read More


What Happens When You Have Cataracts?

Are you starting to see halos around lights when you drive at night? Do items that once looked whit now look yellow? These are signs that you may be developing cataracts. Keep reading for more information about what happens when you have cataracts! What are cataracts? People develop cataracts when the natural lens in the… Read More


7 Reasons You Should Get LASIK In The Winter

The new year is almost upon us and yes, winter has definitely hit Chicago! If you’ve ever thought about LASIK, you may have thought the best time to get it is in the summer. While there’s no “bad” time to get LASIK, why not get it in the winter instead? Not convinced? Keep reading to… Read More


What To Know About LASIK Before Having It

Are you counting down the days until you get LASIK? Have you started preparing for the procedure? Taking the time to prepare before your procedure will let you be relaxed. It is normal to be nervous and anxious before surgery, especially a procedure that’s on your eyes. LASIK has a high success rate, but there… Read More


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


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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.
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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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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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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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