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Glaucoma vs Cataracts

Glaucoma and cataracts are common causes of blindness, but they are markedly different. Doctors from Wicker Park Eye Center explain their differences here.

Posted by Daniel J Tepper on Dec 24, 2020

Is Cataract Surgery Performed On Both Eyes?

Cataract removal surgery can be performed on both eyes, though it’s not typical. The doctors at Wicker Park Eye Center explain why.

Posted by Daniel J Tepper on Nov 24, 2019

Study: Cataract Surgery Patients Have Reduced Hip Fracture Fall Risk

A study by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that cataract surgery patients were less likely to suffer from hip fractures from…

Posted by Daniel J Tepper on Apr 14, 2019

Cataract Surgery and Medicare: What You Need to Know

At Wicker Park Eye Center, our team discusses cataract surgery and Medicare so patients can be well-informed about their options.

Posted by Daniel J Tepper on Mar 14, 2019

Can Cataracts Interfere with Driving?

Dr. Daniel Tepper discusses how cataracts can interfere with driving, and what patients can do to regain their independence.

Posted by Daniel J Tepper on Feb 14, 2019

The Link between Smoking and Cataracts

The link between smoking and an elevated risk of cataracts has been established in numerous studies. We explain the connection.

Posted by Daniel J Tepper on Feb 01, 2019

Cataract Surgery Side Effects

The doctors at Wicker Park Eye Center prepare patients for common cataract surgery side effects they may experience while recovering from treatment.

Posted by Daniel J Tepper on Dec 28, 2018

Signs that Indicate Cataract Surgery Is Right for You

Cataracts are a common vision problem most effectively treated with surgery. Here are the signs that indicate cataract surgery may be right for you.

Posted by Daniel J Tepper on Nov 21, 2018

History of Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery developed over centuries. In fact, early surgical techniques for removal date back to the ancient world. Let’s consider the history of the procedure.

Posted by Daniel J Tepper on Oct 24, 2018

Cataract Statistics: Numbers and Figures

Cataracts are a common problem as people get older. These statistics on vision loss and cataract removal surgery help put this common eye care issue…

Posted by Daniel J Tepper on Sep 18, 2018

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At Wicker Park Eye Center in Chicago, IL, Dr. Daniel J. Tepper, a board-certified ophthalmologist and Parisha Shah, fellowship-trained optometrists, provide patient-centric eye care. Our affiliations include:

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