LASIK surgery is a great way to reduce or potentially eliminate your reliance on eyeglasses. You may be wondering if you can have the procedure completed in one appointment, with both eyes treated the same day. Please watch our video to find out:
If you are interested in LASIK surgery, please call Foulkes Vision at (877) EYES-2CU.
Cataract surgery can restore vision by removing a cataract from one of your eyes, or from both of your eyes if need be. Please watch the video below to learn more:
To learn more about cataract surgery and to find out if you are a good candidate in the Chicago area, please call Foulkes Vision at (877) EYES-2CU.
As we age, our body changes, including our eyes. Many people develop cataracts and need cataract surgery to repair and restore their vision. Cataracts occur when the cornea of your eye becomes opaque due to changes in the lens fibers, brought on by changing metabolic activity. As your cornea becomes less transparent, your vision becomes worse. If the time comes...Read More
With all of the options for eye surgery available in Chicago these days, it can be difficult to know what the right choice for your vision correction is. Verisyse phakic IOLs are an option for many people who are not good candidates for LASIK, but still want to get relief from glasses or contacts.
Verisyse Vs. LASIK
About 1 in 4...Read More
Students and facility in Chicago and nationwide look forward to spring break each year. While many flock to trendy resort destinations, others use the opportunity to catch up on rest.
Either way, spring break is a great time to take care of what you've been neglecting during the school year ─ yourself.
If you have been putting off giving yourself the benefits of better vision through...Read More
If you're an older adult in the Chicago area, there's roughly a 30 percent chance that you're developing this vision issue, which is caused by the slow deterioration over time of the eye...Read More
People generally describe a pterygium as a “whitish-yellowish, wing-shaped growth” that grows over a part of your cornea, but what is it exactly? Medically speaking, a pterygium is an overgrowth of fibrovascular tissue and conjunctiva on the surface of the cornea.
In most cases, a pterygium begins as a pingueculae (try saying that ten times fast)—An elevated “whitish-yellowish growth” on the white of the eye. Pingueculae are most commonly located nasally, or temporally, on the interpalbebral fissure—located in the area between your upper and lower...Read More
When your body's immune system becomes sensitive and overreacts to something you begin to develop allergies. Allergic reactions can occur when the allergen comes in contact with antibodies in the mast cells of your eyes. At the point of contact, your cells release histamine, other substances and chemicals that cause tiny blood vessels to leak, when this happens your eyes become itchy, red, and watery.
There are 5 primary types of eye allergies:
- Seasonal and...