Life in Chicago doesn't allow for extra time to tend to your misplaced glasses, the missed train because you couldn't read the schedule or for any slowdowns related to vision problems. LASIK eye surgery can be very beneficial in restoring your vision, and restoring your life. When you opt for this surgery, it is important to know that Dr. Richard B. Foulkes recommends that you have a...Read More
Chicago is known for its big-city, fast paced lifestyle. Having cataracts can slow you down and hinder your vision. You aren't alone—nearly 26 million Americans over the age of 40 have cataracts, and that number is expected to nearly double by 2050. With the number of cataract diagnoses steadily increasing, many of our Chicago area patients have been asking: is there a right time to consider cataract...Read More
If live in the Chicago area, you are lucky to have plenty of options when looking for a surgeon to perform refractive surgery on your eyes. This gives you the chance to compare the qualifications of different ophthalmologists and take a look at the results they achieve.
It also gives you the chance to compare the services that each eye...Read More
When was the last time you visited the eye doctor? At our Lombard offices, we frequently see patients who need immediate help with some ophthalmological issue, or who have decided to undergo a corrective vision procedure. However, many patients fail to come until they need help with a major issue, unaware that they could have fixed it...Read More
One of the first physical signs of aging you are likely to experience is a stiffening of the eye lenses as you age into your 40s. There are several strategies for dealing with this, most of which can be addressed permanently through laser corrective vision surgery. In the following video, Dr. Richard Foulkes explains the most common options for improving your vision after age 40.
If you are starting to lose vision in your eyes as you age, and you want to...Read More
When you are considering LASIK surgery in Chicago, you probably have a whole list of questions to ask your eye doctor. Equally important, however, are the questions you remember to ask yourself before deciding on a procedure and surgeon. In the video below, Dr. Richard Foulkes discusses some of the questions it’s worth asking yourself.
If you have questions about LASIK that can only be answered by a professional eye doctor, then contact Dr. Foulkes at...Read More
For the vast majority of patients, LASIK eye surgery is a safe and successful means of improving your vision. However, some reports and surveys have found that a minority of patients who have undergone the procedure suffer from a variety of issues. These side effects generally occur in low light, or near light sources at night.
If you've been considering LASIK eye surgery, please check out this infographic for more information about the procedure and whether you'd be an ideal candidate:
To schedule your consultation with Foulkes Vision, please contact us by calling 630-724-1400. We proudly serve clients in Chicago, Lombard, and the surrounding Illinois areas.
In any trade, from carpentry to laser vision correction surgery, your results will improve based on how accurate your measurements are. The technology that we use to create glasses and contact prescriptions is good enough to help people see clearly, but it doesn’t mean that two people with the same prescription will see everything the same. You want a more accurate solution before getting your...Read More
When your doctor has told you that laser cataract surgery is your best chance to see normally again, chances are you’re thinking of restoring your sight to where it was before the cataracts began clouding your vision. Certainly you’re not thinking of improving on the way you used to be able to see. However, multifocal lenses make this a possibility....Read More