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Keratoconus Treatment in Chicago, IL

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Keratoconus Management at Big City Optical

Keratoconus may significantly affect your vision and daily activities. However, using our specialized scleral lenses, our dedicated team can help you improve your eyesight and effectively manage the condition.

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What Is Keratoconus?

Keratoconus is a progressive eye condition characterized by the thinning of the cornea, which leads to the front surface of the eye bulging outward in a cone-like shape. This distortion causes blurry vision and increased light sensitivity. It also often harms vision, which results in frequent updates to your vision prescription. As the shape of the cornea changes, it can also become challenging to wear traditional contact lenses.

Symptoms of Keratoconus

If you are suffering from one or more of these symptoms, you should schedule an appointment with your eye doctor immediately:

  • Glare or halos around lights
  • Difficulty seeing at night
  • Headaches
  • Eye irritation or fatigue
  • Sensitivity to bright light
  • A rapid clouding of vision
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How We Diagnose & Manage Keratoconus

At Big City Optical, our comprehensive eye exams are designed to detect the early signs of keratoconus, allowing us to implement a plan that will help you manage your condition. We don’t believe in one-size-fits-all solutions — we create customized treatments tailored to your unique needs. These plans typically include using specialty lenses that provide clear vision while slowing keratoconus’ progression.

Why Choose Us?

If you’re looking for high tech, high accuracy, high precision keratoconus treatment in Chicago, book an appointment with a member of our team. Our comprehensive annual exams aid in early detection, allowing for prompt and effective management of the condition. Contact us to book an appointment today!