Ophthalmology Blog | Chicago Ridge, IL

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

Honey, Eye Home!

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 12/21/2020

With another COVID surge there is increasing demand for technologies to allow healthcare assessments to take place away from clinics.

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7 Medical-Grade Supplies that Every Household Should Have

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 12/14/2020

Whether a minor scrape, sprain, bacterial infection, flu or otherwise, you can never be too prepared.

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In Loving Memory of Dr. Karl E. Ticho (1926-2020)

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 12/10/2020

Dr. Karl E. Ticho founded his ophthalmology practice in 1957, and worked in Oak Lawn and then Chicago Ridge for close to 60 years.

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This Is Not MADE Up!

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 12/03/2020

Here are a few COVID-19 related eye care notes.

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Are our Phones, Laptops and Tablets Hurting our Eyes?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 11/18/2020

Are our phones, laptops, and tablets hurting our eyes? Read to find out here.

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Happy Birthday Dr. Ticho!

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 11/11/2020

Happy Birthday Dr. Ticho!

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November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month!

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 11/04/2020

It’s diabetic eye disease awareness month! We would like to encourage everyone to help us bring light to diabetic eye disease.

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Happy Halloween from Ticho Eye Associates!

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 10/31/2020

Happy Halloween from Ticho Eye Associates!

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Unhappy With Your Post Cataract Surgery Results?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 10/24/2020

Up to 50% of cataract surgery patients experience annoying symptoms immediately after their operation, according to Dr. Benjamin Ticho.

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Multi-Symptom Relief for Thyroid Eye Disease

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 10/14/2020

To learn more about thyroid eye disease treatment, read here.

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World Sight Day

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 10/08/2020

Today is world sight day, which brings awareness to global blindness and vision impairment.

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93% of Millennials Forgo Preventive Care Even With Health Insurance

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 10/01/2020

Millennials are highly indifferent to scheduling healthcare visits with their doctor, even if that visit is covered by insurance.

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Tired of Eye Drops?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 09/24/2020

Tired of Eye Drops? Read here.

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Now Offering Hydrafacial!

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 09/16/2020

In need of facial rejuvenation? Mention this post and receive FREE botox ($70 value) with any Hydrafacial service!

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Revolutionary Approach to Treating Genetic Disease

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 09/02/2020

Dravet syndrome, a defective gene which causes insufficient production of a needed protein product, leading to seizures by age one. Read more here.

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Coughing Complications

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 08/27/2020

Basically, a cough consists of three main parts. Learn about those main parts and more in our informative post on coughing.

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How Good is Doctor YouTube?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 08/23/2020

The Internet, particularly Google and YouTube, have become the primary sources of medical information for patients, but how good is Doctor Google?

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Blue Light Filters: Fact vs. Myth?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 08/08/2020

Does blue light filters actually work? Read here to find out if it is a fact or a myth.

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Intense Pulsed Light: Put the Best Face on It

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 08/08/2020

Are your eyes red and burning? The problem may extend past your eyelids. Read here to find out why you may be experiencing this.

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“Can’t You Just Transplant My Eye?” One Step Closer

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 07/22/2020

Many believe that you can just simply transplant the eye, but the retina consists of 12 layers with an enormous number of photoreceptors.

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