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6 Answers To Your LASIK Questions

Anyone who’s had to wear glasses or contacts for most of their life has at least thought about having LASIK. But there’s a lot of mystique surrounding the idea of laser vision correction surgery. The truth is, LASIK isn’t some new, experimental procedure. It’s been around for more than two decades and newer technology makes… Read More

STAAR Surgical FDA Approval Of Visian Toric ICL For Myopia With Astigmatism

The surgeons at Chicago Cornea have been utilizing the ICL with great success for many years for the treatment of patients with nearsightedness that is too severe to be treated with LASIK surgery. We are very excited that we will now be able to offer this same excellent technology to patients with astigmatism! STAAR Surgical… Read More

Rush University Department of Ophthalmology is listed in ‘Recommended Ophthalmology Programs’

For the first time, the Rush University Department of Ophthalmology (which our practice is associated with) has made it onto the list of “recommended ophthalmology programs” by the US News & World Report, for 2018. This ranking is based on a three-year average survey response from other ophthalmologists from around the country.  It’s great to be recognized by… Read More

Dr. Majmudar awarded the 2018 IIRSI Gold Medal

Dr. Majmudar was an invited faculty member at the 2018 Intraocular Implant and Refractive Surgery Society Meeting in Chennai, INDIA from July 7th to July 9th, 2018 where he was awarded a 2018 IIRSI Special Gold Medal by the Vice President of India.

Drs. Majmudar and Epstein participated in the ‘Run for Sight’.

Drs. Majmudar and Epstein participated in the ‘Run for Sight’, a charitable event held during the annual ASCRS meeting in Washington, DC.

Annual Meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) in Washington, DC

Drs. Epstein and Majmudar recently attended the annual meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) in Washington, DC. In addition to attending educational symposia and training activities, Dr. Epstein participated in a “consultation session” for Alcon Laboratories, a leading manufacturer of ophthalmic medical and surgical products.

Exercise and Your Eye Health

There are many reasons that people exercise – increased energy, weight loss, and several additional benefits. But have you ever heard how regular exercise can keep your eyes on their A game? Here is how regular exercise is helping your vision! Living a sedentary lifestyle can put you at risk of developing conditions like cataracts,… Read More

3 Tips That Can Help You Decrease Your Risk Of Spring Allergies

With the long months of Winter coming to an end – we are all ready for it to be spring. But the rising temperatures also come with an increase of pollen and with that comes the negative side effects of spring allergies. You have probably found yourself, a victim, to spring allergies and the annoying… Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Cataracts

By the age of 80, you have a 50 percent chance of developing cataracts. If you are unaware of how cataracts can affect your vision, it is when your lens that is normally clear becomes clouded. When you are dealing with cataracts it will cause your vision to blur, making it difficult to complete your… Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Pink Eye

Chances are you or someone you know has dealt with an irritating, common eye condition known as pink eye or conjunctivitis. If you have never had any first-hand experience with the side effects of pink eye, it is when your eye becomes infected and can be caused by a virus, bacteria, or an allergy. Pink… 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.