Ophthalmologist & LASIK Surgeon Serving Chicago, Lombard & Naperville areas of Illinois

Posted: May 31, 2018
In the following video, Dr. Richard Foulkes discusses his extensive experience performing laser vision correction, dating back to when the procedure was approved by the FDA in the late 1990s. He also explains how his patient care philosophy contributes to his ability to achieve the best possible… Read Full Post
Posted: November 13, 2017
Most men and women have everyday habits that impact their health. There are several parts of your daily routine which could harm your eyes, which is why regular eye exams are important to maintain healthy vision and catch eye diseases early. Learn more in the SlideShare below. Schedule your… Read Full Post
Posted: October 24, 2017
Every year men, women, and children try to find the best Halloween costume—be it scary, funny, or timely. Whether you’re hoping to scare people with an “It” costume or dressing as a White Walker from Game of Thrones, it’s essential to choose colored contacts, face paint, and weapon accessories that… 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: September 26, 2017
Many everyday activities that you might not think twice about could be contributing to deteriorating vision and poor eye health. Things like looking at your phone or computer in the dark and even eating an unhealthy diet can all spell bad news for your eyes. In addition, you should visit an eye… Read Full Post
Posted: September 13, 2017
September is Healthy Aging® Month—A time for celebrating getting older and identifying ways you can live a healthier lifestyle if you’re 45 or older. A balanced lifestyle can do more than maintain your overall well-being and increase the longevity of your life. It can significantly decrease your… Read Full Post
Posted: October 26, 2015
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… Read Full Post
Posted: October 15, 2015
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… Read Full Post
Posted: August 18, 2015
Are reading glasses not working for you anymore? If you are over the age of 40, you may have already noticed that as you get older, it becomes harder and harder to see things clearly up close. You may need to squint and distance yourself from your phone trying to read your text messages. You may… Read Full Post
Posted: June 24, 2015
Carrots are generally toted as the go-to vegetable for the eyes, but did you know that there are quite a few different foods out there that are said to promote good eye health? In this article we talk about some of these foods and how they can be beneficial to your daily diet. Orange Vegetables… Read Full Post