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December 02, 2016

Sudden changes in your vision can be a frightening experience. There may be various underlying conditions, such as keratoconus, that can be the cause of these changes. Fortunately, Dr. Richard B. Foulkes now offers patients that suffer from keratoconus a state-of-the-art treatment called corneal cross-linking. Take our quiz to see how much you know about this beneficial procedure.

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November 23, 2016

Downers Grove keratoconus corneal cross-linkingVision problems are very common. According to the Vision Council of America, approximately 75 percent of adults in the United States use some sort of vision correction like glasses or contact lenses. However, not all vision problems can be addressed using these methods. This is often the case for patients that suffer from moderate to severe keratoconus. But what, exactly, is keratoconus...

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November 17, 2016

Chicago LASIKLASIK is a beneficial procedure that can help correct your vision. It is often recommended as a long-term solution to address vision issues such as myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. However, despite the benefits, many patients are still hesitant to undergo LASIK due to various myths about the procedure.

At Foulkes Vision, we take pride in educating our patients prior to their eye surgery to help...

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November 16, 2016

Blurry vision? Cloud vision? Problems seeing at night? You may have cataracts and not realize it. In this presentaion, our ophthalmologist describes what cataracts are and how we can effectively remove them via surgery or laser surgery:

 

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October 20, 2016

Are you considering LASIK or other vision correction procedures, but don't know much about the procedure itself? Test your knowledge and learn more about LASIK by taking our quiz. If you still have questions afterward, our board-certified ophthalmologist will meet with you to discuss your eye care needs and vision correction options.

If you are in the Chicago area and would like to learn more about LASIK, give our...

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October 12, 2016

Chicago lens implantsWithin your eye, you have a lens that helps to focus light to your retina. This is what makes it possible for you to see clearly. However, as we age, the lenses in our eyes tend to become cloudy or distorted, ultimately impairing our vision. Lens implants are a great solution that can help restore your sight. But when, exactly, is it time to consider this beneficial treatment?

The best time to start thinking about lens...

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September 08, 2016

Wavefront LASIK, also known as custom LASIK, is incredibly beneficial in restoring your vision. But how, exactly, does it work? Check out our new slide share to learn more about wavefront LASIK and if it's right for you.

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August 31, 2016

Chicago LASIKNearly 75 percent of adults in America use some sort of vision correction method, whether it be glasses or contact lenses. It's no wonder why LASIK is so popular.

Even with its growing popularity, recent market trends show a decrease in LASIK surgery around the year 2007. Some attribute this to past patient testimonials reaching the public eye, pointing out complications and side effects...

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August 25, 2016

LASIK eye surgery can help restore vision. If you're still sitting the fence and wondering if you should get the procedure, our team is here to help. Check out these five reasons why you should consider LASIK.

Chicago LASIK eye surgery

If you are in the Chicago area and would like to learn more about your LASIK options, give our office a...

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August 15, 2016

LASIK eye surgery is a very safe procedure, recommended by doctors to help restore your vision. However, this may not be the right treatment for everyone. Fortunately, Dr. Foulkes has a wide array of eye care solutions to ensure the health and safety of your eyes.

You may be a good candidate for LASIK if you meet specific qualifications, including:

  • Stable vision for at least 2-3 years
  • At least 18 years old
  • You are nearsighted
  • You are farsighted
  • You have an astigmatism
  • Free of eye problems
  • You are healthy and...
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