Ophthalmology Blog | Chicago Ridge, IL

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

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Refractive Error Change &Overminus Lens Therapy Childhood Intermittent Exotropia

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 04/01/2024

Learn more about Refractive Error Change and Overminus Lens Therapy for Childhood Intermittent Exotropia.


Healing the Children

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 11/02/2023

Dr. Ticho and Micaela recently joined Healing the Children on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic.


The Latest Advancements in the Treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 10/27/2023

Benjamin Ticho, MD reviews the latest advancements in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).


Low-Dose Atropine Eyedrops No Better Than Placebo for Slowing Myopia Progression

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 07/19/2023

Dr. Ticho is one of the lead authors of this important paper on treatment to slow development of myopia.


Corneal Ulcer

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 06/12/2023

A Case Study.


Improved Control of Intermittent Exotropia with Part-Time Patching

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 05/30/2023

Read Dr. Ticho's recently published article about controlling intermittent exotropia with part-time patching.


What are the Benefits of Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 03/30/2023

Considering cataract surgery to clear up clouded vision? Discover the benefits of laser vs. traditional cataract surgery here.


What is the Importance of Lowering Eye Pressure With Glaucoma?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 02/28/2023

Preserve your eye health and prevent further vision loss by knowing how to manage your glaucoma, including keeping eye pressures low.


Viral Conjunctivitis

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 02/10/2023

Learn more about the symptoms and treatments for Viral Conjunctivitis.


Will Swelling Last Long After Ptosis Surgery?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 01/28/2023

Swelling after ptosis surgery generally lasts for a week or two, though we’ll provide detailed aftercare instructions for your specific needs.


What Can Happen if Strabismus is Not Corrected?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 12/31/2022

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.


What is Amblyopia?

Benjamin Ticho, M.D. | 12/08/2022

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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