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Do I Need Reading Glasses?

Eyesight can change and worsen over time. The change can be so gradual, in fact, that it can be difficult to know when exactly it is worth getting glasses. In particular, near vision tends to become much worse after the age of 40. This is because the lens of your eye, which is normally flexible,… Read More


Bi-annual Optometric Co-Management Update Course

Chicago Cornea Consultants, LTD. recently held their bi-annual Optometric Co-Management Update course at the Stonegate Conference Center in Hoffman Estates. We had an incredible turn out this year, with over 235 optometrists in attendance! Special Thanks to our honored guest speaker, Jeffrey Sonsino, OD from Nashville, TN. and our Chicago Cornea staff for putting together… Read More


Will LASIK Work For Me?

LASIK is a popular and successful vision correction procedure. If you are someone with vision impairment, it is something worth considering. But there are many factors that can affect your decision or eligibility to receive LASIK. Keep reading to find out if LASIK could work for you! Health Requirements for LASIK An in-depth eye exam… Read More


Chicago Refractive Surgeon Dr. Parag Majmudar is Honored Guest at Wills Eye Hospital, PA

Dr. Parag A. Majmudar was invited to the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia in January 2019 where he was honored as the guest speaker and led the Visiting Professor Rounds. Dr. Majmudar spoke on various topics related to refractive surgery.


What Is Phacoemulsification?

Cataracts are a common eye condition, especially in older patients. The natural lens in our eye tends to get cloudy as a normal side effect of age. Cataracts don’t only affect the elderly, either. Anyone above the age of forty is likely to develop a cataract. Even younger patients can get cataracts. Even though cataracts… Read More


Take On Winter With These Dry Eye Tips!

If you live in Chicago, you know that winter is brutal! Your skin cracks, the wind howls and gets in your bones, and your eyes get really dry. If dry eye is driving you crazy, don’t worry! Keep reading for tips on surviving winter dry eye this year! Drink More Water One of the easiest… Read More


Do You Know These 5 IOL Facts?

Cataracts may be a common side effect of getting older, but that doesn’t make them any less inconvenient. Not every cataract develops enough to need surgery. But when a cataract has ripened, vision loss is inevitable. When this happens, the only option is cataract surgery. Cataract surgery is a highly effective procedure that can restore… Read More


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



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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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.
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