Ophthalmology Blog | Chicago Ridge, IL
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
How is Ptosis of the Eye Caused?
Ptosis, or the drooping of one or both eyelids, has multiple causes encompassing congenital, muscular, neurogenic, and traumatic origins.Read
Am I a Candidate for Strabismus Surgery?
You may be a candidate for strabismus surgery if strabismus negatively impacts daily living or makes you feel self-conscious about your appearance.Read
Benjamin H. Ticho, MD
A Chicago Magazine Publication.Read
Full Hyperopic Correction vs Partial Hyperopic Correction
A research study comparing the effectiveness of partial hyperopic correction with full hyperopic correction in reducing the magnitude of esotropia.Read
Not Your Grandma's Arthritis
Early diagnosis is critical.Read
What Is the Cause of Double Vision in Both Eyes?
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.Read
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