November 10th is World Keratoconus Day

November 10th is World Keratoconus Day

As specialists of Keratoconus at North Suburban Vision Consultants, our doctors diagnose, treat, and manage all forms of Keratoconus from mild to severe. Keratoconus is a disease of the cornea, the front surface of the eye, which results in progressive thinning and...

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Vision Therapy and reading?

Vision Therapy and reading?

What would an 8 year old say if he had the language capabilities of a 17 year old with the same visual inefficiencies? Samuel, age 8, completed his program of office based vision therapy on April 4, 2014.  His mother wrote "Samuel is reading significantly more for...

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All Contact Lens Care Solutions Are NOT The Same!

All Contact Lens Care Solutions Are NOT The Same!

Contact lens care solutions are quite different in terms of their chemistry, effectiveness, and compatibility with various contact lens materials. "Store brand" solutions are NOT generic equivalents of the doctor prescribed branded solutions. They typically are older,...

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Why Do I Need a Dilated Eye Exam?

Why Do I Need a Dilated Eye Exam?

Having your eyes dilated can feel like an inconvenience, but there’s a good reason for a comprehensive dilated eye exam. Here we learn more about why this is necessary (and if it’s ever ok to ask your doctor to skip it). You’re probably familiar with the...

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