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Why Getting LASIK Eye Surgery is Better Than Wearing Contact Lenses

Life in the Windy City is a breeze if you don’t have to worry about relying on contact lenses for clear vision. If you wear contact lenses, you know Chicago’s nickname is well-earned. From the strong winds that dry out your eyes to the airborne grit and particles that can cause eye irritation, Chicago’s weather… Read More

What is LipiFlow, And Will It Fix My Dry Eyes?

Are your eyes itching, tearing, or burning? These are common signs of a condition called dry eye syndrome. Many treatment options are available, but one of the most common is LipiFlow. Keep reading to learn what LipiFlow is and if it will fix your dry eyes! What Causes Dry Eye? Various factors can cause your… Read More

Is the Vivity Lens a Good Fit for You?

Do you need to have your cataracts removed? Before you can have your cataracts removed, one choice you have to make is what kind of IOL you’ll choose. Chicago Cornea Consultants is proud to offer our patients a revolutionary new premium lens called the Vivity IOL. Keep reading to learn more about the Vivity lens… Read More

What Does Blepharoplasty Do?

As a person ages, their eyelids may begin to droop and sag because of a natural decrease in collagen and elastin production in the skin. This condition can worsen due to sun damage, smoking, or obesity. Keep reading to learn more about blepharoplasty and find out if it could be right for you! What is… Read More

7 Reasons Botox Can Make You Feel Younger

Sometimes, feeling younger is all about your state of mind. But if you don’t like what you see in the mirror, it can be challenging to feel as young as you are.  For many people, the most obvious solution is to do something about how they look. One of the easiest ways to do this… Read More

Can I Get a Vision Correction Procedure That’s Not LASIK?

LASIK is the most well-known vision correction procedure. But it is not the only option for people who want to stop using glasses or contact lenses. LASIK is not suitable for every person. Some conditions and factors disqualify you from getting it. Fortunately, LASIK is not the only vision correction procedure. Keep reading to learn… Read More

Are There Advantages To Choosing Laser Cataract Surgery?

Cataracts occur when the natural lens of the eye develops cloudy or hazy vision. This condition often happens slowly and can cause blindness.  You may consider having laser cataract surgery to improve your vision. Keep reading to find out if there are any advantages to choosing laser cataract surgery and to learn more about the… Read More

Why Not Give the Gift of LASIK This New Year?

Do you have someone in your life that is hard to get a gift for? Are you looking for a long-lasting present to give? Or maybe you’re looking to treat yourself to something to begin the New Year. LASIK is a great gift idea for you or anyone else with glasses that leaves a lasting… Read More

Have Glaucoma? Why You Should Consider MIGS

Is it becoming challenging to see out of the side of your eye? Have you noticed sudden changes in your vision? One of the sneakiest eye conditions is glaucoma. Both of these signs could be symptoms of it. Glaucoma is so sneaky because it has no warning signs. It can cause vision loss before you… Read More

Do Contact Lenses For Keratoconus Work?

Do you have an oddly shaped cornea that bulges off your eye? Keratoconus is the name for this eye condition where your cornea is an irregular shape. Most people with keratoconus only have a mild form of it, and few have severe symptoms. Keep reading to learn more about keratoconus and if contact lenses work… Read More

LASIK eye surgery is a procedure that is designed to reduce your dependency on eyeglasses and contact lenses. Here at Chicago Cornea Consultants™, our LASIK surgeons and eye doctors use the latest in laser vision correction technology to ensure each patient receives optimal results.
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Laser Eye Surgery
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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Advanced Cataract
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.
Refractive Lens Exchange
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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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Dry eye can result from a lack of sufficient production of your own natural tears, with an inability to provide adequate lubrication for your eyes. This can cause mild to severe discomfort including itching, stinging and burning. Dry eyes are a common concern in Chicago, and the experienced team of corneal specialists at Chicago Cornea Consultants™ have the latest advancements in technology to treat dry eye.
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Dry Eye
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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