Vision Blog

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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Glaucoma vs Cataracts

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Dry Eyes When Sleeping

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 04/28/2019

Our team at Wicker Park Eye Center offers dry eye treatment to soothe irritation and prevent sudden attacks.

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Can Cataracts Interfere with Driving?

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 02/14/2019

Dr. Tepper discusses how cataracts affect driving, and how cataract surgery can restore vision so patients can resume daily activities.

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Dry Eye Statistics and Facts

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 02/04/2019

Having dry, itchy eyes is never enjoyable. Sometimes it’s just a temporary issue, but some people suffer from frequent bouts of dry eye.

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Blephadex™ Eyelid Wipes for Dry Eyes

Daniel Tepper, M.D. | 11/13/2018

There are many at-home and professional dry eye treatment options out there, and we can help design a treatment plan just for you.

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