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May 08, 2018
While LASIK is the most well-known treatment for nearsightedness, not everyone is a candidate for it. Visian ICL is an equally effective treatment that can provide the convenience of a glasses-free life to patients who are not LASIK candidates. Learn more about Visian ICL and see if it would be a... Read Full Post
Category: LASIK, Contact Lenses
April 04, 2018
Cataracts occur when the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, most often as a result of age. When left untreated, cataracts may become progressively worse, eventually even leading to blindness. The only true cure for cataracts is surgery, in which the clouded lens is removed and replaced with a clear... Read Full Post
Category: Cataract Surgery
March 12, 2018
Here at Kirk Eye Center, we pride ourselves on offering the latest, most advanced treatment options that have been proven effective and safe. For our cataracts patients, this means laser cataract surgery with the option for premium IOL placement. Laser cataract surgery is more precise and requires... Read Full Post
Category: Cataract Surgery
February 16, 2018
If you have glasses or contacts, there have probably been times where you've become frustrated with them. Glasses slipping down your nose while trying to run, hike, or exercise; contacts falling out at inopportune moments, or forgetting to bring fresh contacts and solution on a trip; waking up and... Read Full Post
February 07, 2018
They say the eyes are the windows to the soul. If your eyes are vibrant and youthful, it can brighten your entire face. Unfortunately, the eye area is one of the first to show signs of aging. Drooping eyelids and puffy eye bags can make you look tired, worn-down, and older than you actually feel.... Read Full Post
Category: Cosmetic
January 08, 2018
Almost everyone has seen little specks floating across their vision from time to time. If you get them frequently, you may wonder if they are signaling a potential problem with your vision or eye health. Luckily, in most cases eye floaters are not dangerous. However, if you suddenly experience a... Read Full Post
Category: Optical
December 18, 2017
A common concern among men and women who have been diagnosed with macular degeneration, also known as AMD, is whether the disease can cause full blindness. Unfortunately, the answer is yes. While you may retain some peripheral vision, macular degeneration can cause functional and legal blindness,... Read Full Post
October 27, 2017
Winter is almost here, and if you've been thinking about LASIK surgery, now is the perfect time to have it. With LASIK surgery, you can enjoy the winter season without the everyday annoyances of glasses or contacts. Here are some of the top reasons why winter is a great time to have LASIK vision... Read Full Post
Category: LASIK
September 12, 2017
Kirk Eye Center has been helping Chicago-area residents see more clearly for more than 50 years. If you’ve visited our website before, you may notice a few changes. We’ve improved our site to improve your experience online and serve you better in person. With two locations, a fully equipped optical... Read Full Post
Category: Cataract, Eye Care, LASIK
May 16, 2017
The surgeons at Kirk Eye are pleased to offer the latest in cataract surgery technology to aide in our patients obtaining the lifestyle they desire. We serve patients from all around the Chicago area and have some of the most experienced cataract surgeons in the region. Here we will discuss two... Read Full Post