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
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
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
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
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
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
The doctors of Kirk Eye Center are excited to announce the purchase of SureVision in Gurnee, IL. We are excited to offer patients the same great care they see in the River Forest location and to broaden our footprint in the Chicago area. Dr. Walter Fried will continue to see patients at the Gurnee... Read Full Post
Considering LASIK? Let us tell you why now is the best time for you to have LASIK from Kirk Eye Center! We have five top reasons for you to move forward – we know it will be one of the best decisions of your life.
1. The technology is better than ever
LASIK technology is better than ever before.... Read Full Post
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