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Latest 2018 Blog Posts of Gerstein Eye Institute

The Benefits of LASIK

LASIK is still the most common laser eye surgery in the United States. The procedure can be completed with a laser or a blade and creates a thin flap in the cornea. The cornea is reshaped to correct ...
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Seasonal Allergies and Eye Care

Spring is on its way, bringing with it pollen, in all its allergy-inducing glory. If you’re sensitive to pollen, you’re probably already gearing up for a miserable couple of months, but it ...
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Eyewear Trends 2018

If you wear glasses, it can be fun to keep up with the latest eyewear trends, because the right eyewear can be an accessory that completes your signature style. Do you know what’s hot this year? ...
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Common Mistakes Wearing Contact Lenses

When it comes to wearing contact lenses, are you doing it right? When you first got your lenses, you were given information from your doctor about how to care for them. However, as time has gone on, ...
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Benefits of Various Lenses

If you wear glasses, do you wear the same lenses all the time? It may be time to rethink that. Advances in eyewear have created so many different options that it’s possible to find lenses that ...
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The Connection Between Eye Pressure and Open-Angle Glaucoma

The Connection Between Eye Pressure and Open-Angle Glaucoma Healthy eye pressure requires the constant release of aqueous humor through the trabecular meshwork. If your eye doctor in Chicago is ...
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Glaucoma 101

Glaucoma 101 Glaucoma is one of the most common causes of blindness in the world. Although there is no cure for glaucoma, when it is diagnosed and treated early, eye doctors can often slow or prevent ...
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Am I a Good Candidate for Visian ICL Lenses?

Am I a Good Candidate for Visian ICL Lenses? Visian ICL—Implantable Collamer Lenses—are FDA-approved to correct nearsightedness without the use of glasses and contacts. With a short ...
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Answering Common Questions About Dry Eye

Answering Common Questions About Dry Eye If you suffer from dry eye, then you know how uncomfortable and frustrating the condition can be. Fortunately, you don’t have to simply accept your ...
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