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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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