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
Are you thinking about getting LASIK eye surgery? Are you trying to figure out ways to pay for it? Have you been looking into if your insurance will cover your surgery? Keep reading to find out if your insurance will cover LASIK! LASIK Is An Elective Procedure Most people think that LASIK is an expensive… Read More
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