Cataracts

Ophthalmologist & LASIK Surgeon Serving Lombard, Naperville, Downers Grove & Nearby Chicago, IL

Posted: March 04, 2019
Age is the main cause of cataracts, but a number of other factors can lead to a protein buildup in the lenses of your eyes. It’s important to find out what’s causing your cataracts so you can seek appropriate treatment, which may include cataract surgery. Call 630-724-1400 to schedule an… Read Full Post
Posted: January 29, 2019
Cataracts are one of the most common age-related vision conditions impacting Americans today. Currently, there are over 40 million people over the age of 40 with this condition, and roughly half of the population over the age of 75 has developed cataracts. This number is expected to rise… Read Full Post
Posted: July 19, 2018
In the following video, Dr. Richard Foulkes discusses the ways in which performing thousands of cataract surgery procedures as a young ophthalmologist in the late 1990s helped him develop the skills necessary to achieve exceptional results, even when working on difficult cataract surgery cases.… Read Full Post
Posted: June 27, 2018
June is Cataract Awareness Month, and we want to take this opportunity to provide you with some valuable information about this common age-related vision condition. While cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, it doesn’t have to be. Dr. Foulkes can perform cataract… Read Full Post
Posted: 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… Read Full Post
Posted: October 20, 2017
You depend on your eyesight to read, drive and accomplish nearly any task. It’s natural to lose your near vision as you get older, but when your perception becomes cloudy or severely blurry, it could be a sign of a degenerative eye disease. October is Blindness Awareness Month, and our eye surgeon… Read Full Post
Posted: August 09, 2017
Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world, but cataract surgery can prevent you from losing your vision. The recovery process following your procedure may take as little as one day, but the actual length of time you need to heal will depend on many factors. Learn more from our eye… Read Full Post
Posted: July 03, 2017
Cataract surgery is one of the most widely performed surgical procedures, with nearly three million done each year in the United States. The surgical removal of a cataract is actually quite simple and takes as little as ten minutes to complete. Our skilled eye surgeon will remove your clouded… Read Full Post
Posted: May 31, 2017
The treatment for refractive error with LASIK eye surgery is much different than cataract surgery to get rid of the clouding caused by the cataract in the natural lens of your eye. Our patients at Foulkes Vision often ask if they can have LASIK to correct minor cataracts. The answer is yes and no… Read Full Post