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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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