Eye Surgeon Joins With NU Students to Help the World to See Better

By Matt Simonette Skokie-based ophthalmologist Stuart Sondheimer is one of many eye surgeons who travel the world helping underserved populations to see better, and he has asked some Northwestern engineering students to help lighten their loads. Dr. Sondheimer has for five years been traveling on medical missions with the Santa Barbara, Cal.,-based organization Surgical Eye …

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Northwestern students help lighten Skokie doctor’s load

by Brian L. Cox Pioneer Press June 20, 2016 If long lines at airport security checkpoints are a headache for travelers imagine trying to get past TSA agents while carrying a 70-pound operating microscope. Skokie ophthalmologist, Dr. Stuart Sondheimer, runs into that problem every time he travels to do pro bono cataract surgery on people …

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North Shore Doctor Performs Life-Changing Surgeries for $2

February 23, 2016 by Gabrielle Tasiopoulos While many North Shore professionals and their families are preparing to enjoy relaxing spring break escapes from the cold and their daily grinds, North Shore ophthalmologist Dr. Stuart Sondheimer has just returned from his seventh trip abroad with Eye Care International, performing eye surgeries and providing eye care services …

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Sondheimer On Sight: What In The World Is Keratoconus?

BY DR. STUART SONDHEIMER, MD Special Columnist Keratoconus is a progressive disease that causes the outermost layer of the eye, known as the cornea, to become steeper, thinner, cone shaped, and distorted. The name “Keratoconus” is derived from the Greek words “Kerato” meaning cornea and “Conus” meaning cone shaped. Keratoconus usually affects both eyes but …

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Dr. Stuart Sondheimer Discusses Advances in Eye Care on Comcast Show Contempo

Wilmette resident and ophthalmologist Dr. Stuart Sondheimer was the featured guest on a recent episode of Comcast Cable TV’s Contempo show. Sondheimer was interviewed by host Roberta Markbreit about the advances in diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases, LASIK surgery, and the importance of regular eye exams. Sondheimer also discussed his charitable missions to Vietnam …

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