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Information About Eye Health Services

There are a number of common eye problems that can affect your vision in a variety of ways. At Kirk Eye Center, our expert optometrists and ophthalmologists can detect a number of ocular health issues during our routine exams. Such complications could include dry eye syndrome, myopia, macular degeneration, eye allergies, astigmatism, and countless others. Visit our facility in River Forest, IL to have your eyes assessed by one of our talented team members today.

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Kirk Eye Center recommends regular comprehensive eye exams for patients of all ages to detect vision impairments and many common eye diseases.

Dry eye syndrome is a common eye condition caused by a lack of moisture production in the eyes, which can result in recurring dryness and discomfort.

Flashes and floaters can cause issues with your vision and can be present due to underlying eye conditions that may require further treatment.

Myopia (nearsightedness) is a common visual impairment that can occur in children, making far-away items or focal points appear unclear or blurry.

There can be an impact on your child's eyesight from environmental factors. Learn more about treatment for myopia in children.

Patients with hyperopia (farsightedness) have a decreased ability to focus their eyes, which can make it difficult to see items or words up close.

Diabetic retinopathy is one of the top causes of blindness in adults with diabetes, occurring when high blood sugar damages the retinal blood vessels.

Macular degeneration is an eye condition that affects the center of the retina, causing blurry or distorted vision, which progresses over time.

Keratoconus is a disease that causes thinning and irregularities to the cornea (top layer of the eye), resulting in progressive vision impairment.

Common eye infections are highly transferrable and cause symptoms, like irritation and swelling, but they can all be treated after a proper diagnosis.

Patients with eye allergies experience uncomfortable symptoms, like itching, irritation, redness, and swelling, but simple treatments are available.

Presbyopia is age-related nearsightedness that occurs in people over 40, which makes it difficult to see up close and requires corrective treatment.

Diplopia, known as double vision, occurs when a person sees images appearing duplicated, and often indicates a sign of another medical condition.

In astigmatism patients, the cornea or lens of the eye is shaped like a football or egg rather than a round ball, causing blurry or distorted vision.

Kirk Eye Center offers comprehensive treatments for amblyopia (lazy eye), a visual condition in which the eyes do not function together properly.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.