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May 31, 2018

In the following video, Dr. Richard Foulkes discusses his extensive experience performing laser vision correction, dating back to when the procedure was approved by the FDA in the late 1990s. He also explains how his patient care philosophy contributes to his ability to achieve the best possible results.

If you would like to eliminate your dependence on glasses and contact lenses, laser vision correction may be an...

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May 24, 2018

Technology, and computers in particular, play a crucial role in our lives today. The vast majority of adults use a computer on a regular basis. Whether you need one for work, to complete creative projects, to surf the Internet, to stream movies or for any other reason, you are most likely dependent on a computer to carry out some aspect of your daily routine.

With such a heavy reliance on computers throughout our society, it’s common for people considering LASIK to be concerned about the need to refrain from using them while recovering from surgery. In fact, “When can I use a computer...

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May 11, 2018

If you’d like to eliminate your dependence on glasses or contact lenses, LASIK may be an excellent option for you. Millions of people have restored clear, sharp vision after undergoing laser eye surgery, and LASIK has one of the highest patient satisfaction rates of any surgical procedure.

It’s important to do your research before moving forward with treatment. We’ve prepared the following slide presentation to provide you with some important facts about the LASIK procedure. You can learn about your options and receive individualized treatment recommendations by speaking with Dr. Foulkes...

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April 24, 2018

In the following video, Dr. Richard Foulkes explains why you need to visit our office for an eye exam in order to truly determine whether you're a good candidate for LASIK. He also discusses some of the issues that may rule you out as a LASIK candidate and the alternatives available to you in these situations.

At Foulkes Vision, we've been performing laser vision correction for individuals in the Chicago area since...

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April 23, 2018

LASIK is by far the most popular refractive surgery procedure available. If you'd like to eliminate your dependence on glasses and restore clear vision, then LASIK is most likely an excellent option for you.

We've created the following infographic to provide you with some interesting facts about the LASIK procedure. You can find out if you're a candidate by speaking to Dr. Foulkes in person.

Please contact Foulkes Vision using the form on this page or call 888-207-1404 today to schedule a free consultation. We serve...

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March 28, 2018

LASIK is by far the most popular refractive surgery option to correct vision errors associated with nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. More than 40 million people worldwide have undergone LASIK, and over 96% of these patients have reported high levels of satisfaction with their results. However, it’s important to understand that LASIK isn’t right for everyone. In some instances, you may achieve better results by opting for one of the LASIK alternatives available.

In general, LASIK may not be the right option for you if you experience one or more of the following:

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March 19, 2018

In the following video, Dr. Richard Foulkes discusses his extensive experience performing cataract surgery procedures.

Dr. Foulkes has been performing cataract surgery since the 1990s. During that time, he's performed thousands of procedures. This vast experience has enabled him to see just about every type of variation that may occur in an eye with cataracts. It has also provided him with the ability to continually refine his...

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March 16, 2018

If you're tired of the hassles associated with glasses and contact lenses, you may want to consider laser vision correction. While LASIK is the most popular method to restore clear, sharp vision if you experience refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, it's not the only option available. In fact, some individuals may actually achieve better results from an alternative vision correction procedure.

We've created the following quiz to help you determine whether you may be a good LASIK candidate. We encourage you to answer the questions in our quiz to learn...

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February 27, 2018

In the following video, Dr. Richard Foulkes discusses the ways in which KAMRA surgery uses a tiny insert into the center of your non-dominant eye in order to restore near vision while allowing both eyes to function properly for distance vision. This technique can help eliminate your need for reading glasses after developing presbyopia, an age-related vision condition that impacts your ability to see near objects clearly.

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February 20, 2018

If you have nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism and want to correct your vision so you don't need glasses or contacts anymore, there are two safe and effective eye surgeries available. Almost everyone has heard of LASIK, but you may not know about PRK. These two procedures are very similar, but depending on certain factors, you may be a better candidate for one over the other....

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