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
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.
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
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
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 .
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: https://www.si.com/nba/2019/04/03/stephen-curry-wearing-contacts-eye-condition-warriors
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
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