LASIK

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

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
Posted: May 30, 2019
The LASIK procedure for correcting vision has been around for decades. Despite years of documented successes of LASIK treatment, many myths persist. These myths may mislead potential candidates into avoiding the procedure, having unrealistic expectations, or seeking treatment from an unqualified or… Read Full Post
Posted: March 27, 2019
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 we hear about LASIK… Read Full Post
Posted: December 04, 2018
LASIK surgery has an extremely high success rate, and the procedure can help you eliminate the need for glasses and contacts once and for all. Before deciding to move forward with LASIK, it's important to understand what you should expect in the days and weeks following surgery as your eyes heal… 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
Posted: July 12, 2018
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 procedure, the corneal flap is replaced… Read Full Post
Posted: July 02, 2018
In the following video, Dr. Richard Foulkes discusses the main differences between LASIK and PRK, including the difference in recovery time, the advantages and drawbacks of creating a LASIK flap, and who is an ideal candidate for each procedure. Dr. Foulkes has more than two decades of… Read Full Post
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