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HOW A CORNEA TRANSPLANT PROCEDURE WORKS

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | February 24, 2020
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Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer and his team in Skokie, IL help patients with a wide range of vision needs. He is an eye physician with years of experience in helping patients improve their vision and get a proper diagnosis and treatment for their unique and individual concerns. Certain patients may need to work with an …

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WHAT IS LASER VITREOLYSIS?

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | January 30, 2020
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Floaters are a common complaint from patients in the Skokie, IL area who are experiencing these imperfections that can impact their vision. In some cases, they can be extremely bothersome, especially if they are large or there are many floaters in one’s eyesight. While the condition is not harmful, it can become frustrating for some …

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INTRALASE TREATMENT

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | January 15, 2020
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Skokie, IL area patients who have considered the benefits of LASIK eye surgery to improve their vision and eliminate the need for eyeglasses and contacts are often readily familiar with this procedure. However, there are other options available to these patients through professionals such as Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer. He is pleased to offer IntraLase. IntraLase is …

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Pterygium: Understanding eye webbing or “surfer’s eye”

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | December 30, 2019
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There are many conditions that can impact the eyes. It is essential that patients take great care in protecting their eyesight and reducing their risk for avoidable problems. One condition that often results from lack of eye protection in the outdoors is that of pterygium. What is pterygium? Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer describes pterygium, or …

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Understanding glaucoma

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | December 15, 2019
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Glaucoma is a condition that impacts the eyes due to damage of the optic nerve. The condition is the second leading cause of blindness in adult men and women. With a proper diagnosis from a medical professional, many patients can address the issue before it progresses into a more severe problem. What is glaucoma? Dr. …

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Learn About Diabetic Eye Care to Reduce the Risk of Vision Concerns

By Stuart Sondheimer | November 30, 2019

When patients get a diagnosis of diabetes, they are educated on the many complications this condition can cause throughout the body. In addition, patients with diabetes need to pay special attention to their eye health, as diabetes can increase the risk of a wide range of problems. The eyes are one of the first places …

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Choosing the Best IOL for Cataract Surgery

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | November 15, 2019

Intraocular lenses, or “IOLs,” are medical implants that are placed inside of the eye to replace a natural lens following removal during surgery for cataracts. In addition, a patient may utilize intraocular lenses during refractive lens exchange procedures used for the correction of vision. IOLs were not used decades ago, as patients instead wore correctly …

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Pterygium treatment

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | October 30, 2019

There are many conditions that can impact the eyes. This is why it is important to have routine eye examinations and to visit with an eye physician as soon as problem arise. One condition that can be diagnosed and treated at the practice of Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer in Skokie, IL is pterygium. Our eye …

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Six signs and symptoms of glaucoma

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | October 15, 2019

Glaucoma is a serious eye disease caused by a buildup of fluid that results in pressure to the optic nerve. The optic nerve is essential in transmitting the images from the back of the eye to the brain for proper vision. Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer is a dedicated eye physician in the area of Skokie, …

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Understanding Amblyopia in Children

By Stuart Sondheimer MD | September 30, 2019

The eyes are the windows to our souls. They are also incredibly important for getting through day-to-day tasks. When our children are faced with certain conditions, it can impact their daily life, including those who are diagnosed with amblyopia. What is amblyopia? Amblyopia is the leading cause of visual impairment in children. This condition, which …

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