LASIK

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

Posted: March 25, 2020
LASIK is one of the most popular and effective ways to correct refractive vision errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. When performed on the right patients, LASIK can deliver exceptional results, restoring clear vision and often eliminating the need for corrective lenses… Read Full Post
Posted: March 16, 2020
If you have nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism and have recently been diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), you may be wondering if you can still undergo LASIK to correct your refractive vision errors. Unfortunately, there is no clear-cut answer to this question. While… Read Full Post
Posted: January 23, 2020
LASIK is one of the most popular vision-correction procedures available, with more than 600,000 Americans getting the treatment annually. It is often recommended as a long-term solution to address vision issues such as myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. However, despite the benefits, many patients… Read Full Post
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 29, 2019
In the mid-summer Chicago heat, fewer things are more refreshing than a dip in your local pool or into the waves of Lake Michigan. If you wear glasses or contacts, however, you may feel like you're making a frustrating compromise: you either fumble without glasses, risk losing a contact lens in the… 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: July 01, 2019
If you're tired of wearing glasses or contacts constantly, you're not alone. Millions of people have sought the freedom that comes with being able to see clearly from the moment they wake up. For decades, people turned to LASIK when they wanted that liberation, but not everyone is a candidate for… Read Full Post