FAQs About Cataracts and Cataract Surgery for You or Your Loved One

Cataracts is a condition that impacts millions of Americans and is typically seen in older patients. In fact, it is commonly referred to as an age-related condition, though patients as young as forty can develop them. Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer of Skokie, IL encourages patients who are experiencing changes in their vision to book an …

FAQs About Cataracts and Cataract Surgery for You or Your Loved One Read More »

Chicago Astigmatism Correction with Cataract Surgery, LASIK, and Contact Lenses

Patients who see an Ophthalmologist for Vision Improvement with Lasik, Cataract Surgery, or Contact Lenses have many possibilities to correct Astigmatism, usually caused by the cornea or the windshield of the eye being shaped like a football rather than a basketball in Lasik is corrected by precisely sculpting the cornea with the Excimer Laser. With …

Chicago Astigmatism Correction with Cataract Surgery, LASIK, and Contact Lenses Read More »

When it comes to IOLs for cataract surgery, one size doesn’t fit all

When cataracts are removed the human lens is replaced with an Intraocular Lens (IOL). Today, we have several new rehabilitation options that weren’t available to our parents and grandparents with the advent of multi-focal, accommodating, and astigmatism correcting IOLs that improve vision in a variety of new ways. The new technology and medical advancements in …

When it comes to IOLs for cataract surgery, one size doesn’t fit all Read More »

Causes of Cataracts

Although the most common cause of Cataracts is natural ageing, there are other factors that can result in a patient getting a Cataract. Some cataracts are present at birth or develop shortly after birth. In many cases early diagnosis and surgical treatment of these Congenital Cataracts can save a child’s ability to see. If the …

Causes of Cataracts Read More »



Scroll to Top