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Review our articles for more information on vision care as well as handy post-surgery advice for a speedy recovery.

What Is the Best Lens Option for Post Refractive Patients With Cataracts?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 10/25/2021

The Light Adjustable Lens™ is an ideal solution after cataract surgery to keep your eyes healthy and safe.

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What Could Hinder You From Getting Cataract Surgery?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 10/12/2021

Cataract surgery is viable for most people, but there are certain conditions and ocular disorders that could require alternative treatment.

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How Safe Is LASIK Eye Surgery During COVID-19?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 09/27/2021

LASIK eye surgery has become popular during COVID-19. It is a safer solution for treatment during this time than you might expect.

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Is Laser Cataract Surgery Safer Than Traditional?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 09/16/2021

Contact the team at Kirk Eye Center in River Forest or Gurnee, IL to see if laser cataract surgery is right for you or your loved one.

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Can I Still Get Premium Lens After Cataract Surgery?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 08/26/2021

Premium intraocular lenses improve your vision after cataract surgery. See how our ophthalmologists help you treat cloudy vision in the Chicago area.

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What Reasons Would Someone Not Qualify for LASIK?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 08/19/2021

Refractive surgery can correct nearsightedness and farsightedness for improved vision. Learn what disqualifies you from LASIK procedures in Chicago.

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Four Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Cataract Surgery

Dr. Scott Kirk | 07/21/2021

Age-related cataracts can cause symptoms like cloudy vision. Learn how an ophthalmologist performs laser cataract surgery by reading our common FAQ.

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Which Premium Lens is Best For Astigmatism Correction?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 07/14/2021

Cataract surgery can treat cloudy vision as well as refractive errors like astigmatism. Learn how toric IOLs can improve your vision after surgery.

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How is Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery Different From Traditional?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 06/22/2021

Cataract surgery can address blurry or cloudy vision in the Chicago area. Learn the differences between traditional and laser-assisted surgery here.

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When Should You See A Doctor About Eye Flashes?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 06/14/2021

While eye floaters are common, eye flashes are cause for concern. Learn how to improve your eye health with an evaluation from an ophthalmologist.

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Is It Possible to Have LASIK Eye Surgery Twice?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 05/21/2021

Nearsightedness and farsightedness can be treated with advanced laser eye surgery. Learn the details about getting LASIK twice in the Chicago area.

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Are Premium Lenses With Cataract Surgery Worth It?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 05/13/2021

A consultation with an experienced cataract surgeon can help determine if premium lenses will improve your reading vision in Chicago, IL.

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How To Know if a Light Adjustable Lens™ Is Right for You

Dr. Scott Kirk | 04/23/2021

A Light Adjustable Lens (LAL) can improve your vision after cataract surgery. Learn whether you are a candidate for this special intraocular lens.

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Why Masks and COVID-19 Are Creating a Demand for LASIK

Dr. Scott Kirk | 04/10/2021

Laser vision correction can reduce your dependency on visual aids. Learn how LASIK can prevent common problems, like foggy glasses and eye irritation.

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What Are the Different Types Of Premium IOLs?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 03/18/2021

Premium IOL cataract surgery can improve your vision. Learn how our office can treat cataracts and address refractive errors, like nearsightedness.

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Can Cataracts Come Back After Cataract Surgery?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 03/14/2021

Though cloudy vision cannot return after cataract surgery, patients should be educated about the process. Learn from a trained ophthalmologist today.

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I Am Farsighted. Can LASIK Correct My Vision?

02/18/2021

Vision correction surgery treats farsighted vision in patients who can't see objects up close. Learn what causes farsightedness and how LASIK helps.

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What Are The Benefits of Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery?

02/04/2021

Cataracts can cause your natural eye lens to cloud over, impairing your vision. Learn the benefits of laser cataract surgery through a consultation.

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Advantages of Premium IOLs vs Conventional IOLs

01/13/2021

Premium IOL cataract surgery can address cloudy cataracts and improve common vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.

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Tips to Prepare for Cataract Surgery

01/08/2021

Cataracts can interfere with your life. Want to learn how to prepare for cataract surgery? Follow our tips to ensure a safe and successful recovery.

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