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Dr. Rachel Epstein Certified by American Board of Ophthalmology

Chicago Cornea Consultants is very proud to announce that Dr. Rachel Epstein has recently received certification from the American Board of Ophthalmology. This honor represents the culmination of many years of training and preparation.


Chicago Cornea Doctors Attend Rush University Golf Outing to Raise Money for Student Scholarships

Dr. Randy Epstein from Chicago Cornea, accompanied by Drs. Dan McLachlan, Robert Steinmetz, and Richard Schrenzel, participated in the annual Rush University Golf Outing at the Silver Lake Golf Club in Orland Park on Wednesday, September 25. Proceeds from this charitable event are used to fund scholarships for students attending Rush. Since the event began,… Read More


Get The 411 On The PanOptix Trifocal IOL

Have you heard? The FDA recently approved the commercial use of the AcrySof IQ PanOptix IOL! So what does that mean? For cataract and presbyopia patients, it means a lot! Keep reading to learn more! What is the PanOptix trifocal IOL? The AcrySof IQ PanOptix trifocal IOL is the latest in Alcon’s offerings for intraocular… Read More


What Is An IOL?

Do you need to have cataract surgery? Has your doctor mentioned that you need to pick out an IOL? IOLs are an important part of cataract surgery, but what is an IOL? Keep reading to learn more about what IOLs are! What does IOL stand for? IOL stands for Intraocular Lens. It is an artificial… Read More


Dr. Parag A. Majmudar First to Implant PanOptix® Trifocal Lens at Chicago Cornea Consultants

Dr. Parag A. Majmudar implants the first PanOptix trifocal intraocular lens at Chicago Cornea Consultants. This lens allows patients to see clearly at three distances — up-close, far away and in-between — with significantly reduced dependence on glasses after cataract surgery.


Seeking Participants for a Dry Eye Research Study in Chicago

Are your eyes dry, irritated or burning? Do you sometimes find it hard to focus your eyes when you have been reading or using the computer for a long time? You may be able to participate in a research study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an investigational eye drop for the signs and… Read More


Chicago Cornea to Offer New FDA-Approved PanOptix® Trifocal IOL

From left to right: vision with severe cataracts, vision with a monofocal IOL, vision with the PanOptix® IOL. (Photo Courtesy of Business Wire) Chicago Cornea will be one of the first eye care practices in the Chicago area to offer a revolutionary new intraocular lens implant for cataract surgery. The PanOptix® Trifocal IOL from Alcon… Read More


Is LASIK Good For Your Health?

When it comes to your health, a few obvious things come to mind. Eat well, exercise often, and stay active. But can getting LASIK fall into this category? Keep reading to find out if getting LASIK is good for your health! Experience less eye strain We live in a digital world. When you wake up,… Read More


Can I Have LASIK After Cataract Surgery?

Did you recently have cataract surgery? Are you thinking about other ways to improve your vision? If you’re still not happy with your vision after cataract surgery, you may want to consider LASIK. For most people, they don’t mind wearing contacts or glasses. As people age, they tend to get cataracts and surgery is the… Read More


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



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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