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Marsha M. Malooley, O.D.

Marsha M. Malooley, O.D.Marsha Malooley, O.D., an Illinois native from Spring Valley, is the. Director of Optometric Services at Chicago Cornea Consultants.

She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and trained at the New England College of Optometry in Boston. Following graduation, she completed a residency at the Illinois College of Optometry specializing in corneal diseases and contact lenses.

As a contact lens specialist, Dr. Malooley is experienced in fitting gas permeable, hybrid, scleral, and soft lenses for patients with post-surgical, ocular surface disease, keratoconus, bifocal, or otherwise difficult-to-fit prescriptions. In addition, she fits prosthetic or cosmetic contact lenses for disfigured eyes.

Dr. Malooley is a Diplomate in the Cornea, Contact Lenses and Refractive Technologies Section of the American Academy of Optometry. In addition, she is also a fellow of the Scleral Lens Education Society and a member of both the Illinois Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.

Dr. Malooley is actively involved in training optometric students and residents and serves as an adjunct Assistant Professor of Optometry of the Illinois College of Optometry in the Department of Community Based Education. She also enjoys lecturing and serves as a member of the Gas Permeable Lens Institute advisory committee.

In her spare time, Dr. Malooley enjoys playing a wide variety of sports, cooking, and spending time with her husband and two children.

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
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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.
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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glaucoma
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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