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Servicing Chicago and Surrounding Areas

ICL Surgery in Chicago, IL

See Clearly With Intraocular Lenses (IOL)

Our eye doctors provide Visian ICL so you can finally have clear vision. Intraocular lenses (IOL) are implantable contact lenses that works with the eye to correct vision. Unlike traditional contact lenses that go on the surface of the eye, Visian ICL is surgically inserted into the eye where it provides excellent quality of vision for a wide range of correction needs. Unlike regular eye contacts, an intraocular lenses only requires one operation from our eye doctors and won't need to be removed.

The Visian ICL is the first lens of its kind to receive FDA approval for use in the United States. Unlike cataract surgery where the natural lens is removed, the IOL is placed in front of the natural lens and works with it to correct vision. Our ophthalmologists at Gerstein Eye Institute are experienced with ICL surgery.

If you are nearsighted, our ophthalmologists in Chicago, IL may be able to provide you with Visian ICL. There are many unique advantages of the eye contacts, including the fact that you may qualify for ICL surgery even if you have been turned down for LASIK or other surgical procedures. Our eye doctors will ensure that the entire IOL surgery process goes smoothly.

IOL offers the following benefits:

Performance - Provides excellent quality of vision with predictable and stable results.

Simplicity - Inserted through a micro incision. The IOL is invisible and requires no maintenance.

Versatility - Corrects a wide range of nearsightedness and is removable if necessary.

Biocompatibility - The lens is made from Collamer, a soft, flexible lens material offering unparalleled biocompatibility.

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Hours of Operation

Office hours at Gerstein Eye Institute are by appointment only and may change week-to-week based on the surgeons schedule. However, in general, our hours are as follows:

  • Monday: 8 AM - 4 PM
  • Tuesday: 8 AM - 4 PM
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: 8 AM - 4 PM
  • Friday: 8 AM - 3 PM
  • Saturday: 8 AM - 12 PM

The office closes daily from 12-1pm