Ophthalmology Blog | Chicago Ridge, IL
Healing the Children
Dr. Ticho and Micaela recently joined Healing the Children on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic.Read
The Latest Advancements in the Treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Benjamin Ticho, MD reviews the latest advancements in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).Read
Low-Dose Atropine Eyedrops No Better Than Placebo for Slowing Myopia Progression
Dr. Ticho is one of the lead authors of this important paper on treatment to slow development of myopia.Read
A Case Study.Read
Improved Control of Intermittent Exotropia with Part-Time Patching
Read Dr. Ticho's recently published article about controlling intermittent exotropia with part-time patching.Read
What are the Benefits of Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery?
Considering cataract surgery to clear up clouded vision? Discover the benefits of laser vs. traditional cataract surgery here.Read
What is the Importance of Lowering Eye Pressure With Glaucoma?
Preserve your eye health and prevent further vision loss by knowing how to manage your glaucoma, including keeping eye pressures low.Read
Learn more about the symptoms and treatments for Viral Conjunctivitis.Read
Will Swelling Last Long After Ptosis Surgery?
Swelling after ptosis surgery generally lasts for a week or two, though we’ll provide detailed aftercare instructions for your specific needs.Read
What Can Happen if Strabismus is Not Corrected?
Strabismus patients will not be able to enjoy good vision and clear focus if this ocular condition (also known as “cross-eyes”) is not corrected.Read
What is Amblyopia?
Amblyopia is an eye condition that occurs in children as young as infants. It is reduced vision in one eye caused by abnormal vision development.Read
What Should I Not do After Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery?
Patients should avoid driving, stressing their eyes, and strenuous activity after femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery.Read
Solve Winter Dry Eyes With Punctual Plugs.
As winter approaches, dry eyes can become a reality for nearly 16 million people in the United States according to the National Eye Institute.Read
When is Microincisional Glaucoma Surgery an Option for Patients?
Microincisional glaucoma surgery, or MIGS, relieves pressure within the eye and helps preserve vision and ocular health.Read
Colored Contact Lenses
The FDA considers contact lenses medical devices and therefore must be sold by licensed vendors.Read
Will I Look More Awake After Ptosis Correction?
A ptosis correction procedure can revitalize your appearance, making you look younger and more awake.Read
Is it Lazy Eye or Strabismus? How to Tell the Difference
Lazy eye and strabismus share some similarities but may differ in their overall impact on childhood sight development and visual acuity.Read
What is Recovery Like After Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery?
Recovery time varies by patient, though many notice quick visual improvements and can resume normal activities within a day or two.Read
How Does Microincisional Glaucoma Surgery Differ From Traditional?
Microincisional glaucoma surgery (MIGS) is less invasive and requires a shorter healing period than traditional glaucoma surgeries.Read
Congenital Chorioretinal Separation in Extreme Prematurity
Peripheral discontinuity of the choroid, retinal pigment epithelium, and outer retinal layers is highly unusual.Read
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