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

How to Know if Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery is Right for You

Dr. Scott Kirk | 05/14/2022

Numerous factors decide one's best option for cataract treatment, so it's essential to see us for a comprehensive consultation.

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What Will My Vision be Like the Day After LASIK Surgery?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 04/30/2022

It’s normal to experience blurriness, glare, or other visual distortions the day after your LASIK vision correction procedure.

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Five Things You Need To Know About Cataract Surgery Recovery

Dr. Scott Kirk | 04/11/2022

Learn the 5 crucial things to know after cataract surgery to help speed your recovery and achieve healthier, clearer vision in Chicago, IL.

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When Are Implantable Contact Lenses Needed?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 03/25/2022

Surgical vision correction using Visian ICL (implantable contact lenses) is a safe and effective treatment for patients with myopia.

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How Safe Are Implantable Contact Lenses?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 03/05/2022

Implantable contact lenses are a safe and effective form of vision correction. Learn about implantable lenses and how they provide results in Chicago.

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Are Premium IOLs Worth the Extra Expense After Cataract Surgery?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 02/19/2022

Visian ICLs are an excellent alternative to glasses or removable contact lenses, and can be replaced or reversed during future appointments.

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How Long Is the Downtime After LASIK Surgery?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 02/07/2022

The recovery for the LASIK procedure will vary by patient, so it is important to understand what to expect before undergoing the procedure.

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The Benefits of Elective Eye Surgery at Kirk Eye Center

Dr. Scott Kirk | 01/28/2022

We proudly offer elective eye surgery services while other health providers in the area have suspended these procedures due to the COVID pandemic.

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How Long is Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 01/22/2022

Laser-assisted cataract surgery is an innovative procedure performed to more precisely remove cataracts and minimize the risk of complications.

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How Long Will My LASIK Results Last?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 12/19/2021

LASIK vision correction reshapes the eye to fix refractive disorders for long-lasting results and (potentially) 20/20 vision.

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What are the Benefits of Premium Intraocular Lenses?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 12/07/2021

During cataract removal, patients can get premium intraocular lenses that help them see better. Learn about your options for IOLs at our eye clinic.

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Is Getting Water in Your Eyes After LASIK Harmful?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 11/23/2021

After your LASIK vision correction, you should avoid getting water in your eyes as it could bring bacteria or other pathogens into your healing eye.

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What Are the Common Causes for Cataracts in Adults Over 40?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 11/19/2021

Cataracts can develop after 40 years for many reasons, including underlying health issues.

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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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