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What To Know About LASIK Before Having It

Are you counting down the days until you get LASIK? Have you started preparing for the procedure? Taking the time to prepare before your procedure will let you be relaxed. It is normal to be nervous and anxious before surgery, especially a procedure that’s on your eyes. LASIK has a high success rate, but there… Read More

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Should I Get LASIK Because Of A Celebrity?

Celebrities are always in the news, whether what they did was actually “newsworthy”. Case in point: both Kylie Jenner and Taylor Swift got LASIK in the last two months. Now it seems like everyone is getting LASIK. Does that mean you should get LASIK as well? Keep reading to find out if you should get… Read More

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Is LASIK Good For Your Health?

When it comes to your health, a few obvious things come to mind. Eat well, exercise often, and stay active. But can getting LASIK fall into this category? Keep reading to find out if getting LASIK is good for your health! Experience less eye strain We live in a digital world. When you wake up,… Read More

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Treating Farsightedness with LASIK Surgery

Farsightedness, or hyperopia, is the condition in which a person is able to see clearly in the distance but not up close. This can hinder everyday activities such as reading or looking at a computer screen, requiring the use of corrective lenses in order to bring the world into focus. But are glasses or contact… Read More

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LASIK and Contact Sports

LASIK surgery permanently corrects the refractive errors that cause nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. The treatment offers predictable, reliable results, along with a quick recovery period. Because of its great safety profile, it is no surprise that millions of patients choose to undergo LASIK vision correction surgery. Many patients who wish to undergo LASIK surgery are… Read More

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Can LASIK Be Successful after 40?

As more people learn about the benefits and overwhelming success of LASIK surgery, more are interested in learning if they are candidates for the procedure. While LASIK can improve common vision refractive errors such as myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and oval curvature (astigmatism), it cannot address all forms of vision impairment and may not be… Read More

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LASIK and Sensitivity to Light After Surgery

The team at Chicago Cornea Consultants™, Ltd. always ensures that patients know what to expect from surgery from beginning to end. This is particularly important with LASIK surgery, which can address refractive errors and enhance your vision, reducing your dependence on corrective lenses in the process. Following LASIK surgery, problems with light sensitivity are common…. Read More

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The Importance of LASIK Goggles after Surgery

Chicago Cornea Consultants™, Ltd. is considered one of the leading laser eye surgery centers. The experience and skill of our surgeons leads to overwhelmingly successful laser eye surgery results. While the skill of the surgeon is a large factor in determining the outcome of surgery, recovery is also very important to the ultimate success of… Read More

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Why Avoiding Sun Exposure After LASIK Is a Good Idea

When it comes to effective solutions for refractive errors, one of the most popular options out there is laser eye surgery. Millions of people have benefited from laser treatments such as LASIK, PRK, and LASEK, all of them allowing patients to see clearly without the aid of corrective lenses (i.e., glasses and contacts). While LASIK… Read More

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LASIK and Poor Night Vision

LASIK is one of the most well known and popular options for there for addressing refractive error, which most people know better by the following terms: Myopia (nearsightedness) Hyperopia (farsightedness) Astigmatism Yet we always want patients to know that LASIK is a surgical procedure, which means that there are some side effects involved during the… Read More

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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.
Woman going for a run after LASIK
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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.
Elderly couple relaxing after Cataract Surgery
Advanced Cataract
Surgery
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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keratoconus
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.
Elderly couple smiling after Glaucoma treatment
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.
Woman posing after BOTOX
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cosmetic
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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