About the Silvis Ophthalmologist Directory
The Silvis Ophthalmologist Directory provides a resource for you to review the background and experience of Illinois eye doctors in your area.
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 Silvis ophthalmologists include:
- 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. Silvis 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 Silvis Ophthalmologist
To determine if you are an appropriate candidate for LASIK eye surgery or another procedure, contact a Silvis ophthalmologist for a consultation and comprehensive eye examination.