EyeHealth Articles

Laser Eye Surgery Side Effects After Vision Correction

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

If you are scheduled to undergo a laser vision correction, knowing the possible laser eye surgery side effects will give you peace of mind and prepare you for any worst case scenario. Keep in mind it really makes a big difference if you are completely aware of the potential outcome of the procedure, whether it is a Lasik or PRK surgery. Below are the most common reported side effects of any laser surgery Burning sensation side effect Minor discomfort is expected after any type of laser eye surgery. The usual […]

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What Are The Lasik Eye Surgery Requirements?

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Knowing what the Lasik eye surgery requirements is a step closer in getting the right eye surgery for your eyesight problem. Remember, not everyone is a suitable candidate for a Lasik surgery. If you’re a resident of Chicago, McHenry, Barrington, Gurnee, Kenosha, Waukegan, Highland Park, Lindenhurst, Antioch, Grayslake and the neighborhoods, you can schedule a consultation in Jacksoneye office in Lake Villa, IL and we’ll do all the necessary tests to determine whether you comply with LASIK eye surgery requirements. If you live far from Chicago here are some checklists […]

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What Is Lasik Surgery?

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Another corrective solution that one could benefit from the continuous development of medical facilities is a Lasik eye treatment. What is Lasik surgery? For those who just heard the term “Lasik” for the first time, here is a quick definition. Lasik also referred as Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis is another type of eye surgery that is performed by an ophthalmologist with the use of a laser. This laser eye surgery is mostly applicable to patients with eyesight problems like myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism. With the help of a […]

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What Is Chronic Dry Eye? Causes and How to Diagnose

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Another eye condition that can affect us is called chronic dry eye syndrome. What is a chronic dry eye? For those who haven’t got a clue on this term, it is a type of eye disorder where there are inadequate tears to lubricate and nourish the eyes. Most individuals complaining of dry eye symptoms don’t have enough tear production, or have poor quality of tears. They may be also be experiencing the aging process. Causes of Chronic Dry Eye problem Age – the most affected individuals are those who are […]

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After Cataract Surgery. What To Expect – Possible Side Effects

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

With cataract eye surgery, what can the patient expect after cataract surgery? Below are some of the common side effects that a patient may undergo after the operation. Take time reading them, so that if you are about to have an eye surgery, you are fully informed. Discomfort after cataract surgery During the first 24 hours patients may have some mild discomfort. If you have any further increase in discomfort please contact your eye care professional. Post cataract surgery infection Modern day small or micro-incisional cataract surgery lessens the risk […]

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A Complete Guideline For Lasik Recovery Time

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Do you want a quicker Lasik recovery time? It’s just normal to experience various levels of discomfort, tearing or blurry vision, especially after the Lasik eye surgery, but by following this complete guideline patients will know exactly what are the activities to avoid in order to speed up one’s Lasik recovery period. Common restrictions after Lasik eye treatment Any individual who underwent Lasik surgery are advised not to drive after the operation because his/her visual capacity is not yet back to normal level which makes driving risky. Patient’s can expect […]

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Cataract Lens Replacement. What IOL is Ideal for You?

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

With the introduction of top performing cataract lens replacement, any patient who underwent a cataract surgery can now have the privilege of getting the ideal intraocular lenses (IOLs) for his/her eyesight condition, unlike before where a patient had to wear thicker prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses just to see things clearer. What is the right IOL implants for you? There are various types of cataract lens replacement which are usually determined through the following conditions: Prior to the cataract eye surgery, the eye specialist will measure accurately the eyes of […]

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3 Main Types of Lens implant for Cataract Surgery

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Choosing the right Lens implant for you is dependent on many factors such as lifestyle, vision before the operation, whether nearsighted or farsighted, health conditions and the overall assessment with Dr. Jackson before your eye surgery. With modern technologies, advanced lens implants can be used to provide satisfying results to the patient, thus, giving him/her full mobility to do the usual activities that he/she is accustomed to before the cataract eye surgery. Main types of intraocular lens (IOL) implants Monofocal lens These are the standard types of IOL implants used for patients […]

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How Lasik Eye Surgery Works? Step by step

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Are you delaying your Lasik treatment because you don’t have a real clue on how Lasik eye surgery works in particular? Well, you have come to the right place where our main mission is to help patients with eye refractive disorders find the most affordable and safest corrective solution to their eyesight problems. The ultimate success of an eye patient’s Lasik eye surgery is mainly dependent on the overall qualifications and relevant experiences of the surgeon when Lasik is being performed. So, finding the best doctor must be your top […]

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Bladeless Laser Eye Surgery: 4 Types of Operations

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

As modern technologies continue to influence different sectors including the medical industry, various treatments to cure one’s illness can also benefit to this development like in the conventional approach being used for a Lasik surgery. Nowadays, patients who undergo a Lasik procedure can now choose a more advanced method, bladeless laser eye surgery. Bladeless Laser eye surgery laser types Femtosecond laser – this type is designed to create a thin flap which is temporarily lifted from the cornea. Excimer laser – its light is directly applied to the exposed surface […]

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