Ophthalmology Blog | Chicago Ridge, IL

Dr. Ticho and staff share the latest news around the optometry industry in this Ticho Eye Associates blog.

What Should I Not do After Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 11/30/2022

Patients should avoid driving, stressing their eyes, and strenuous activity after femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery.

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Solve Winter Dry Eyes With Punctual Plugs.

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 11/03/2022

As winter approaches, dry eyes can become a reality for nearly 16 million people in the United States according to the National Eye Institute.

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When is Microincisional Glaucoma Surgery an Option for Patients?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 10/30/2022

Microincisional glaucoma surgery, or MIGS, relieves pressure within the eye and helps preserve vision and ocular health.

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Colored Contact Lenses

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 10/11/2022

The FDA considers contact lenses medical devices and therefore must be sold by licensed vendors.

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Will I Look More Awake After Ptosis Correction?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 09/30/2022

A ptosis correction procedure can revitalize your appearance, making you look younger and more awake.

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Is it Lazy Eye or Strabismus? How to Tell the Difference

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 08/27/2022

Lazy eye and strabismus share some similarities but may differ in their overall impact on childhood sight development and visual acuity.

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What is Recovery Like After Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 07/29/2022

Recovery time varies by patient, though many notice quick visual improvements and can resume normal activities within a day or two.

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How Does Microincisional Glaucoma Surgery Differ From Traditional?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 06/26/2022

Microincisional glaucoma surgery (MIGS) is less invasive and requires a shorter healing period than traditional glaucoma surgeries.

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Congenital Chorioretinal Separation in Extreme Prematurity

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 06/06/2022

Peripheral discontinuity of the choroid, retinal pigment epithelium, and outer retinal layers is highly unusual.

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How is Ptosis of the Eye Caused?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 05/27/2022

Ptosis, or the drooping of one or both eyelids, has multiple causes encompassing congenital, muscular, neurogenic, and traumatic origins.

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Am I a Candidate for Strabismus Surgery?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 04/29/2022

You may be a candidate for strabismus surgery if strabismus negatively impacts daily living or makes you feel self-conscious about your appearance.

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Benjamin H. Ticho, MD

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 04/18/2022

A Chicago Magazine Publication.

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Full Hyperopic Correction vs Partial Hyperopic Correction

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 04/13/2022

A research study comparing the effectiveness of partial hyperopic correction with full hyperopic correction in reducing the magnitude of esotropia.

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Not Your Grandma's Arthritis

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 03/24/2022

Early diagnosis is critical.

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What Is the Cause of Double Vision in Both Eyes?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 03/05/2022

Binocular diplopia, or double vision in both eyes, can have multiple causes but we can help you find relief for a better quality of life.

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The Negative Impacts of Excessive Screen-Time

Ophthalmic Technicians | 03/02/2022

How much is too much?

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Four Treatments That Can Fix Your Droopy Eyelids

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 02/28/2022

Droopy eyelids can look unappealing, but our ophthalmologists in Chicago Ridge, IL can help with eyelid restoration treatments.

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Can Glaucoma Be Cured?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 01/31/2022

A glaucoma surgery procedure can help prevent future vision loss but is not a cure for the disease.

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The Skin Care Magic Trifecta

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 01/31/2022

Learn more about our skin care treatments.

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Benjamin H. Ticho, MD

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 01/27/2022

Chicago Magazine Publication

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