Vision Blog

Our blogs cover a range of tops from eye health, glaucoma, cataracts, and dry eyes.

Can Cataracts Cause Pain In the Eye?

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 12/27/2021

While cataracts do not cause pain directly, they can lead to many problems that can become painful.


My Eyes Are Red and Itchy. Could it be an Eye Allergy?

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 11/14/2021

Itchy eyes could be an indicator of an eye allergy. Schedule a skin prick test to identify your triggers and learn how we can relieve your symptoms.


Will Dry Eyes Heal on Their Own?

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 10/25/2021

Dry eyes left untreated can lead to serious complications, including eye infection and damage.


Relieve Yourself of Blurry Vision With Cataract Surgery

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 09/23/2021

Blurry vision is just one common symptom of cataracts. Learn how our team helps you achieve clear vision again through advanced cataract surgery.


PRK Candidates - Do You Qualify For PRK Eye Surgery?

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 07/15/2021

PRK eye surgery is ideal for patients with corneas that are too thin or irregularly shaped for LASIK eye surgery.


Can Screen Time Cause Dry Eyes?

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 06/15/2021

When looking at a computer, tablet, or phone screen for a prolonged period, the eyes do not blink as much.


LASIK After 40

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 05/15/2021

Older patients may wonder if they can still undergo LASIK after the age of 40.


Eye Allergies and The Potential Effect On Ocular Health

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 04/11/2021

Allergies can cause significant discomfort, but many may wonder how eye allergies affect ocular health.


Top Tips to Maintain Your Vision At All Ages

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 03/24/2021

Taking steps to protect eye health should begin at an early age and continue throughout adulthood.


LASIK vs PRK Laser Eye Surgery

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 02/16/2021

What are the differences, and which one is right for you? Read on below to find out more about these two refractive surgery options.


Why Taking Care of Your Eyes During Winter Is Important

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 01/15/2021

Winter can be a tough time on our bodies, so we bundle up to protect against the biting cold. But what about our eyes?


Glaucoma vs Cataracts

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 12/24/2020

While glaucoma and cataracts both impact the vision, they are two markedly different conditions.


Eye Exams for Teens and Kids

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 12/15/2020

Eye exams for teens and kids are important because vision problems can often progress imperceptibly slowly.


How Long Until I See Results After Cataract Surgery?

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 10/21/2020

Cateract surgery is often the best way to treat the condition and leave patients with clearer, sharper vision.


Eight Home Remedies for Dry Eyes

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 06/19/2020

In this article, our knowledgeable team explores eight home remedies for dry eyes so patients can stay comfortable and improve their quality of life.


Exercise After Cataract Surgery

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 05/24/2020

Here, we will explain why patients should avoid exercise after cataract surgery and discuss when it is safe to hit the gym again.


Which Eyedrops Work Best for Dry Eyes

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 04/08/2020

Choosing the right eyedrops can be difficult. Here, we discuss the best eye drop options for dry eyes.


When Can I Drive After LASIK?

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 02/03/2020

Although the exact recovery timeline will vary for each patient, we are happy to let patients know when they can expect to resume driving after LASIK.


Is Cataract Surgery Performed on Both Eyes?

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 11/24/2019

The Wicker Park Eye Center team would like to offer some answers about this cataract surgery topic.


Four Factors that Affect the Cost of Cataract Surgery

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 05/14/2019

In this blog post, we discuss the four factors that affect the cost of cataract surgery.


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