What is Ocular Facial Plastic Surgery? The Ocular Facial Plastic specialty involves the cosmetic, corrective, and reconstructive surgery of the eyelid and face. The field is primarily related to the tissues and structures surrounding the eye – the eyelids, the tear ducts, and the orbit. Why Chicago Eye Consultants? Chicago Eye Consultants is home to some… Read More
Blepharoplasty Blepharoplasty is a cosmetic surgical procedure on the eyelids that can significantly improve the appearance of the upper or lower eyelid. Incisions are made either above the upper eyelid, below the lower eyelid or both, to allow for the surgeon to redistribute or remove fat deposits, tighten muscles and remove excess skin layers. These… Read More
The lens of the eye is positioned in an elastic-like capsular bag, which holds it in place and serves as a protective barrier. During cataract surgery, the front portion of the capsule is opened so the lens can be removed and replaced with an intraocular lens. In some instances, a person may experience blurred, hazy… Read More
During cataract surgery, the eye’s natural lens is removed and replaced with an Intraocular lens, or IOL. Since being approved by the FDA in 1981, IOLs have offered an effective alternative for cataract patients. Prior to the use of IOLs, cataract patients had to wear very thick eyeglasses or special contact lenses in order to… Read More
Retinal detachment is a very serious condition which occurs when the retina becomes separated from the underlying supportive tissues, preventing the retina from functioning properly. If you notice spots, floaters, flashes of light, poor vision or a shadow appearance across the top of the eye, seek ophthalmic care immediately.
Which retinal procedures do you offer? Retinal surgeries at Chicago Eye Consultants include, but are not limited to: Vitrectomy Retinal Detachment Membrane Peeling Injection of Gas or Oil What should I know about surgery? Many eye diseases require surgery to fix the disease. If you are considering surgery, you must always consider the risks, benefits,… Read More