Chicago, IL | Blog | Information on Vision Care

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

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


I Am Farsighted. Can LASIK Correct My Vision?


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


What Are The Benefits of Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery?


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


Advantages of Premium IOLs vs Conventional IOLs


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


Tips to Prepare for Cataract Surgery


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.


Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?


While LASIK laser eye surgery can treat astigmatism, patients need to meet some qualifications. Call our eye doctors for a LASIK assessment today.


When Will Normal Vision Return After Laser-assisted Cataract Surgery?


Laser-assisted surgery is an effective way to treat cataracts. Learn what happens after cataract surgery and how long it takes to get clear vision.


Vision and Vision Care: Frequently Asked Questions


Everyone needs regular vision exams. Eye exams are vital to your vision health. Here's why!


Are Floaters Dangerous?


Floaters, or those small specks that occasionally float across your vision, are not usually dangerous. However, many new floaters can be a sign.


PRK Eye Surgery Recovery Tips


Recovering from PRK takes slightly longer than LASIK, but the end result is the same. Our tips can help everything go smoothly.


We're Open and We're STILL In This Together!


Hello, to all of our dear patients and friends! We are happy to announce that both of our office locations are now back in business.


What Precautions Should Be Taken After Laser Eye Surgery?


Learn what to do after LASIK or PRK to protect your eyes, minimize the risk of complications or infection, and promote a swift recovery.


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