Laser Vision Correction

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

Posted: November 13, 2019
With about 700,000 procedures performed each year, LASIK eye surgery is one of the most popular surgeries in the country. More than 10 million people in Chicago and across the world have improved their vision using the procedure. With so many options out there, your choice of LASIK eye surgeon… Read Full Post
Posted: October 07, 2019
One of the biggest reasons why LASIK is such a popular procedure is that it can permanently improve your vision. During LASIK consultations, many of the questions patients ask Dr. Richard B. Foulkes revolve around the longevity of the results and whether they will experience vision regression… Read Full Post
Posted: September 25, 2019
For many athletes, LASIK can provide a new lease on life. Laser eye surgery can free you from having a contact lens fall out during an event or wearing uncomfortable and unsightly prescription goggles. Here's a guide to how soon you can resume athletic activities after your procedure. Schedule Your… Read Full Post
Posted: August 26, 2019
LASIK is a procedure that could give you a new outlook on life if you're tired of wearing glasses or contact lenses every day. It can correct conditions such as nearsightedness and farsightedness to help give you clear, hassle-free vision. Unfortunately, LASIK doesn't make you immune to age-related… Read Full Post
Posted: July 12, 2019
What is Blade vs. Bladeless LASIK? One of the most important aspects of the LASIK procedure involves the creation of a corneal flap. This flap is made along the surface of your cornea, and it provides the laser with access to the underlying corneal tissue which needs to be reshaped. After the… Read Full Post
Posted: March 27, 2019
What Will LASIK Cost? LASIK is a wonderful procedure that millions of Americans have benefitted from. If you deal with the daily inconveniences of glasses and contacts, you've probably considered LASIK at some point. It could be life-changing. At Foulkes Vision, some of the most common questions… Read Full Post
Posted: February 27, 2019
PRK, or photorefractive keratectomy, is a type of vision correction surgery designed to treat refractive vision errors. PRK is a great option for patients who are not eligible for LASIK, and it can protect the future health of your cornea. Learn more about PRK surgery and how it can improve your… Read Full Post
Posted: October 30, 2018
If you wear glasses or contacts, you know that they can be a hassle. The thought of getting LASIK probably crosses your mind frequently, like when you forget to pack contact lens solution on a trip or you misplace your frames. LASIK can correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism, and… Read Full Post
Posted: October 17, 2018
LASIK is an extremely safe procedure. Side effects are relatively minor and generally subside within a few months. Serious surgical complications almost never occur. This is one of the primary reasons why LASIK enjoys one of the highest satisfaction rates of any surgical procedure. View our… Read Full Post
Posted: July 30, 2018
LASIK can provide important benefits that will dramatically improve the quality of your life. However, there are some situations where you will need to delay the timing of your procedure due to other life events. The most common example of this situation involves women who are pregnant. If you’ve… Read Full Post