Ophthalmology Blog | Chicago Ridge, IL

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

Photo Challenge

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 09/17/2021

Can you guess the diagnosis?


Waterless Scrubs: Helping the Earth and Saving $

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 09/09/2021

The transition to water-free methods of cleaning have proven to be advantageous.


How Long Does It Take To Recover From Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 08/27/2021

MIGS is a simple process for glaucoma with a recovery time that isn’t as extensive as you may think.


What Are the Benefits of PanOptix® Lens?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 07/17/2021

During cataract surgery, your natural lens is replaced with a clear one. Discover how PanOptix trifocal lenses improve your vision at all distances.


Migraine Tips

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 06/23/2021

The FDA has approved Botox treatment for patients with migraine headaches.


Traditional Cataract Surgery vs. Femtosecond Laser-assisted Cataract Surgery

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 06/15/2021

Traditional cataract surgery and femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery have been found to be highly effective. Find out which is best for you.


Taking Dry Eye Treatment in STRIDE

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 06/09/2021

Learn more about a new FDA approved dry eye treatment.


Will Ptosis Treatment Correct Droopy Eyelids?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 05/13/2021

Ptosis treatment can be used to restore lost vision and correct a droopy eyelid during laser eye surgery.


Pediatric Eye Problems

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 04/28/2021

Certain eye problems may not show obvious signs! Read to learn more.


Dry Eye Syndrome

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 04/22/2021

Are you suffering from dry eyes? Read to learn more.


Are Your Eyes Misaligned? Consider Strabismus Surgery

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 04/14/2021

Strabismus surgery in Chicago can address symptoms like double vision and a cross-eyed appearance. Learn how the process works to treat misalignment.


What is the Goal of Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 03/30/2021

When you’re interested in glaucoma treatment in Chicago, consider MIGS eye surgery.


Now Offering a Flash Sale on any Lumenis IPL Services!

Financial Department | 03/19/2021



Contact Lens Overwear

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 03/05/2021

Are you over-wearing your contact lenses? Read to learn more.


Congratulations to Dr. Benjamin Ticho!

Ophthalmic Technicians | 02/23/2021

Top Doctor 2021


How Does Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery Work?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 02/04/2021

Laser assisted cataract surgery is great for those looking to remove a cataract with more precision and less side effects than traditional removal.


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.


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.


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.


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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