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May 18, 2020
You can generally expect a short and easy recovery after your LASIK procedure. However, a few precautions are necessary to ensure proper healing. Our eye doctors will explain what you should and should not do following LASIK. They will provide detailed instructions and guidelines. In the meantime,... Read Full Post
Category: LASIK
May 12, 2020
If you’re interested in better vision but aren’t a candidate for LASIK, then PRK eye surgery may be a good choice for you. PRK is a trusted, safe, and effective LASIK alternative. It takes longer to recover from PRK than from LASIK. Healing is slower and vision may take a month or more to stabilize... Read Full Post
May 06, 2020
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, with normal business hours. We do advise people to heed local ordinances, and stay at home if possible. But we know the importance of getting needed eye care and... Read Full Post
April 16, 2020
As with any other surgical procedure, you will need to take a few precautions following LASIK or PRK. These simple measures will help protect your eyes, minimize the risk of complications or infection, and promote a swift recovery. Be aware that PRK has a longer recovery time than LASIK and may... Read Full Post
April 13, 2020
Dr. Scott Kirk has been performing surgery on the eyelids for over 30 years. In that time, he has performed thousands of procedures helping our patients. If you have questions about eyelid procedures or other eye care options read our FAQ below or call for a consultation at 708-771-3334 (River... Read Full Post
April 13, 2020
1. What is the cornea? The cornea is the clear, dome-shaped layer on the front of the eye. It consists of 5 layers. It is responsible for most of the eye’s refractive power (focusing light). It needs to remain clear in order to have sharp vision. Scarring or swelling of the cornea limits your... Read Full Post
April 07, 2020
One of the most significant advantages of LASIK eye surgery is the rapid recovery time. In general, full recovery only takes a few days, and most patients find that their vision noticeably improves within hours of returning home. This quick, and relatively comfortable, recovery is the main reason... Read Full Post
Category: LASIK
March 20, 2020
Update May 4th, 2020: We have now returned to our normal business hours for both of our office locations in River Forest and Gurnee. Please give us a call or fill out our website form to schedule a consultation. ------------------------------------------------------     As some Illinois cities... Read Full Post
Category: Eye Care
March 06, 2020
Drooping eyelids (blepharoptosis) can produce a sleepy, disinterested, and lazy appearance. Impacting one or both eyes, this condition obscures vision by partially lidding the pupil, which is problem enough in itself, but in compensation, many people tilt their heads to look off the bridge of their... Read Full Post
Category: Cosmetic
February 11, 2020
If you are wondering when to schedule your LASIK procedure, you probably already know that LASIK can put an end to blurry mornings, fumbling around for your glasses, and the other inconveniences you endure when you rely on corrective lenses for clear vision. Though every patient has a unique set of... Read Full Post
Category: LASIK