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Charles A. Faron, O.D.

Charles Faron, ODDr. Charles A. Faron, O.D. is a Chicago native. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and graduated with honors from the Illinois College of Optometry (ICO). He completed his residency training at North Chicago Veterans Administration Hospital. He then served as an Assistant Professor and Clinical Instructor of Optometry at ICO.

He has lectured extensively on subjects including ocular inflammation, neurological eye disease, and contact lens care. His main areas of professional interest are primary eye care, post-op management of surgical patients, and specialty contact lenses for a corneal transplant and keratoconus patients. Dr. Faron is also involved in numerous clinical and ocular drug trials. Dr. Faron has had articles published in professional journals.

He is an active member of the Illinois Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. Dr. Faron is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. He has been appointed as an Adjunct Faculty Assistant Professor of Optometry at ICO and assists in the clinical training of optometry students. He is also an active participant in the ICO mentorship program. Dr. Faron is dedicated to the profession of optometry and serving his patients.

He currently resides in Downers Grove and enjoys reading, listening to and playing music in his spare time.

If you are interested in scheduling an appointment with optometrist Charles Faron, please contact us today.

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.
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.
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.
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.