How is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treated?
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the more common eye diseases in older men and women and is a top cause of blindness in those over 60 years old. If you are over the age of 50, it is important to have your eyes checked often by an... Read Full Post
If you have a flexible spending account (FSA) through your employer’s health insurance, you are on the clock to use the money you’ve contributed to your FSA this year. FSA accounts are subject to a “use it or lose it” rule that results in millions of dollars forfeited each year, but there’s still... Read Full Post
Environmental adjustments, eye drops, punctal plugs, and Lipiflow® are all viable treatments for dry eyes. The severity of your condition and the cause will be factored in to your treatment plan.
In your consultation, a caring and knowledgeable doctor at Kirk Eye Center will discuss your options... Read Full Post
Perfect vision may seem like the perfect reason to skip your annual eye exam, but doing so leaves a serious gap in your preventative health plan. A look into your eyes can reveal quite a bit about your overall health. In fact, your eyes can show signs of serious illness before other symptoms can be... Read Full Post
What Is The Most Common Corrective Eye Surgery?
Although LASIK laser vision correction is the most commonly known procedure to fix your eyesight, there are other procedures available if you are not a LASIK candidate for any reason. Among these are PRK and Visian ICL.
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Patients elect to have eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, for medical reasons, cosmetic reasons, or a combination of the two. Eyelid surgery ranks among the top five most common cosmetic surgeries and may involve the upper eyelid, lower eyelid, or both.
The eye surgeons at Kirk Eye Center have the... Read Full Post
Are you at risk for cataracts? Certain medical conditions and lifestyle choices can increase your risk for developing this ocular condition that clouds the lens of your eye. Cataract surgery may be required to preserve your vision.
The doctors at the Kirk Eye Center are trained to diagnose and... Read Full Post
Your eyes play a major role in connecting you to the world around you and the people you love. When you experience vision disturbances like flashers or floaters, it is natural to worry. An eye exam with one of Kirk Eye Center’s experienced doctors is the best way to find out if your concern is... Read Full Post
LASIK and PRK are two of the most common laser vision correction procedures. Many patients ask about the difference, especially when they first see the less commonly known PRK surgery.
Our eye surgeons have extensive experience performing laser vision correction for patients throughout the Chicago... Read Full Post
Visian ICL is a vision correction method that utilizes an implantable lens to give you clear vision without glasses or contacts. This procedure is a great option for many people, including patients who do not qualify for LASIK.
Visian ICL differs from LASIK in a few important ways, most notably... Read Full Post
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