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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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February 08, 2018

LASIK surgery is an extremely effective way to improve your vision if you experience refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism. In general, most patients achieve great results, and more than 95% of LASIK patients indicate that they're satisfied with their outcome. As a result, you should be able to confidently expect that you'll be happy with your vision after your procedure.

While it's extremely likely that you'll be able to see clearly without glasses following LASIK, it's important to understand that 20/20 vision cannot be guaranteed. That being said,...

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January 30, 2018

There are more options than ever to correct refractive vision errors and restore clear, crisp eyesight. While LASIK is one of the most popular solutions, it's certainly not the only option available to you. One alternative that has become increasingly common in recent years is Visian ICL.

The right option for you will depend on your unique circumstances, including the severity of your refractive vision errors, the thickness of your corneas, your personal preferences and a variety of other factors. Many people who aren't suitable LASIK candidates have achieved excellent results with...

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January 18, 2018

LASIK surgery has an extremely high success rate, and the procedure can help you eliminate the need for glasses and contacts once and for all. Before deciding to move forward with LASIK, it's important to understand what you should expect in the days and weeks following surgery as your eyes heal and your vision stabilizes.

We've created the following slideshare presentation to provide an overview of what you should expect after LASIK.

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