Elmhurst Ophthalmologists

Speciality: Ophthalmologist

477 E Butterfield Rd apt 101, Elmhurst, IL 60126, USA

(630) 724-1400

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Richard B. Foulkes, MD, is a refractive and anterior segment ophthalmologist who has performed more than 20,000 refractive surgery procedures. Dr. Foulkes founded Foulkes Vision Institute in 1999, where his goal is to make LASIK surgery a safer and more accurate procedure. Dr. Foulkes began... More
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About the Elmhurst Ophthalmologist Directory
The Elmhurst Ophthalmologist Directory provides a resource for you to review the background and experience of Illinois eye doctors in your area.

Choosing the Best Elmhurst Ophthalmologist in Illinois
An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of various eye conditions. An ophthalmologists can perform eye exams, diagnose and treat eye diseases, and perform surgery to improve vision.

Some examples of eye conditions commonly treated by Elmhurst ophthalmologists include:

  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Dry Eye
  • Macular degeneration
  • Diabetic retinopathy

In addition, many ophthalmologist perform laser eye surgery to correct refractive errors. LASIK is one type of laser eye procedure that is commonly performed for the correction of myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. Elmhurst ophthalmologists who perform LASIK may also perform laser eye procedures such as PRK, LASEK and Epi-LASIK. They may also offer non-laser alternatives to LASIK, and variations of LASIK such as monovision LASIK to address presbyopia, or custom LASIK using wavefront technology.

Your Next Step: Consult with a Elmhurst Ophthalmologist
To determine if you are an appropriate candidate for LASIK eye surgery or another procedure, contact a Elmhurst ophthalmologist for a consultation and comprehensive eye examination.