Doctors For Visual Freedom

We are open for business with great care to socially distance patients. Everything is thoroughly cleaned between visits. We have all Covid-19 tested negative and have testing available for those who wish to be checked.

Call for our usual great care. At Doctors for Visual Freedom our eye care specialists take pride in caring for each person individually and providing the best personalized care possible. After a preoperative examination with us, our patients have had all their questions answered and can make an informed decision. We know that not everyone is a good candidate for Laser Vision Correction and we'll let you know if you are not. Whether LASIK laser surgery, glasses, or contacts are the best solution for you, we will provide the latest technology to get you the best results possible.

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Clear Skin: How to Banish Acne and Blemishes Slideshow

We have an amazing line of skincare products. Moisturizers, anti-aging regimens, and a product that quickly reduces dark circles.

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Slideshow: How to Relieve Tired Eyes

We’re experts at treating dry, tired eyes. Call for an appointment today. 312-291-9680!

webmd.com Lots of reading or screen time can leave your eyes tired, dry, and achy. Find out what you can do to ease eye fatigue.

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Slideshow: Eye Mistakes You Might Be Making

Having an eye problem? We see emergencies the same day. Call 312-291-9680!

webmd.com You may be hurting your eyes and not even know it. Find out with help from this WebMD slideshow if you are and what you can do to stop it.

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Childhood Eye Diseases and Conditions

We see kids of all ages- from babies to 100's. We can fill out school vision forms as well.

aao.org Childhood diseases and conditions include amblyopia, refractive error, ptosis, conjunctivitis, chalazion and stye.

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Endophthalmitis: Definition, symptoms, and treatment

Although rare, endophthalmitis can be devastating. Most common after trauma or surgery.

medicalnewstoday.com Endophthalmitis is an eye infection that typically occurs due to a bacterial or fungal infection. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment options here.

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Why do my eyes hurt? Causes and treatment

We see emergencies the same day. Call 312-291-9680 to schedule your socially distanced appointment.

medicalnewstoday.com The eyes can hurt for a number of reasons, such as eyestrain, dry eye, or a scratched cornea. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment options here.

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Eye irritation: Causes and remedies

Over the counter, artificial tear drops can help a lot. When that's not enough, we can help. Call 312291-9680! We see emergencies the same day.

medicalnewstoday.com The term eye irritation describes feelings of dryness, itchiness, pain, or grittiness in the eye. Many factors can cause eye irritation. Learn more here.

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Seven Myths About Sunglasses That Could Damage Your Vision

We carry a wide range of prescription and over-the-counter designer sunglasses. If you have progressives, have your tried progressive readers. They can make reading outside hugely easier. Call 312-291-9680!

aao.org The American Academy of Ophthalmology is working to debunk common myths about sunglasses and offer tips to promote smart eye health choices.

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Childhood Eye Diseases and Conditions

We see kids of all ages and perform the required examinations that kids need before starting or changing schools. Call 312-291-9680 to schedule an appointment.

aao.org Childhood diseases and conditions include amblyopia, refractive error, ptosis, conjunctivitis, chalazion and stye.

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Eye Health Tips for College Students

Call for an exam before school starts. 312-291-9680!

aao.org A busy academic life is no excuse to take shortcuts with eye health. Many potential eye problems can strike anyone, and college students and other young adults should be especially careful about a few

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Using a Home Vision Test to Order Glasses Online

Glasses are optical instruments and you get what you pay for. There is much more to an eye exam than just a check for glasses or contact lenses. I see problems in routine patients every day. Schedule your exam because your vision is too precious to lose. Call 312-291-9680!

aao.org Ordering glasses and contacts online is a tempting option, especially when routine care is delayed or eye clinics are closed. But how reliable are home vision tests, and should you rely on them to ord

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Eye Screening for Children

We perform the required examinations that kids need before starting or changing schools. Call 312-291-9680 to schedule an appointment.

aao.org It is essential to check children’s vision when they are first born and again during infancy, preschool and school years. Screening can be done by a pediatrician, family physician or other properly tr

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Using a Home Vision Test to Order Glasses Online

Glasses are optical instruments and you get what you pay for. There is much more to an eye exam than just a check for glasses or contact lenses. I see problems in routine patients every day. Schedule your exam because your vision is too precious to lose. Call 312-291-9680!

aao.org Ordering glasses and contacts online is a tempting option, especially when routine care is delayed or eye clinics are closed. But how reliable are home vision tests, and should you rely on them to ord

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Screen Use for Kids

We perform the required examinations that kids need before starting or changing schools. Call 312-291-9680 to schedule an appointment.

aao.org The American Academy of Ophthalmology does not have specific recommendations for amount of screen time for children. But parents should be aware of the possible effects of screen use on children’s eye

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Remedies to Reduce Dry Eye Symptoms

The number one complaint that I hear is that of dry eyes. Here are some easy things to try yourself. If you still have problems give us a call at 312-291-9680! I have been treating dry eyes for more than 30 years.

aao.org For some people, dry eye is more than a temporary annoyance. It is an ongoing problem called ocular surface disease. Here are remedies to reduce dry eye.

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Swollen, puffy eyes: From crying, sleeping, and more

We can help with swollen eyes and dark circles with amazing products. Call to schedule your free consultation. 312-291-9680!

medicalnewstoday.com In most cases, fluid retention in the tissue around the eyes causes swelling or puffiness, which can occur due to crying or sleep. Learn more here.

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Four Hidden Signs of Vision Problems in Kids

We perform required examinations that kids need before starting or changing schools. Call 312-291-9680 to schedule an appointment.

aao.org As children grow and change from year to year, so do their eyes and vision. School demands a lot from kids' eyes. If their eyes aren’t up to the task, a child may have problems in school. Here are fou

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Common causes of eye pain explained

Don't suffer with eye pain. We see emergencies the same day. Call 312-291-9680 for your socially distanced appointment.

medicalnewstoday.com Eye pain can occur for a number of reasons, depending on which part of the eye is affected. Causes include corneal disorders, glaucoma, uveitis, and endophthalmitis. Eye care tips include using good hygiene practices, avoiding getting makeup and other substances in the eye, and wearing protective ey...

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Slideshow: Changes in Sight Over Time

We are seeing patients with careful social distancing. Call 312-291-9680 to schedule an appointment.

webmd.com Your Vision Over Time: Use WebMD's slideshow to find out what's normal, what's not, and how to keep your eyes healthy.

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Causes of sore eyes, treatments, and home remedies

Don't suffer with sore eyes. We see emergencies the same day. Call 312-291-9680 for your socially distanced appointment.

medicalnewstoday.com Eye soreness can be from a minor issue, such as looking at a screen too long, or an underlying condition. Learn about the causes and treatments here.

Some people like to have cataract surgery as a means of elimination of their glasses. It is a realistic expectation to potentially have good vision for near and far without glasses using a multifocal intraocular lens. Call 312-291-9680 to learn more.

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Medicare and glaucoma testing: Coverage, options, and costs

We care for glaucoma patients with the latest treatment and diagnostic technologies. Call 312-291-9680 for a glaucoma check. Glaucoma does not mean blindness if treated.

medicalnewstoday.com Glaucoma is an eye condition, and doctors carry out several tests to diagnose it. Different parts of Medicare may pay for preventive screening, drugs, and surgery.

Waking up to longer, thicker eyelashes, without mascara, is possible. See these results on an actual Latisse patient after just a few weeks. Latisse is now on sale for 🎊 40% off 🎉at our office for a limited time! We’d love to see you and explore if Latisse is right for you. #latisse #chicagolatisse

Remember to take care of “you” today. Not only can Botox help reduce and prevent wrinkles, an expert injection by Dr. Mark can help treat other conditions as well as slim and contour the face. Give us a call at our office to schedule your self care appointment. #botox #chicagobotox

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Itching in corner of eye: Symptoms, causes, and treatments

My favorite treatment for itchy eyes is a bag of frozen peas. 45 seconds later, itching is better. There are many new medications to help with itching. Give us a call to learn more at 312-291-9680!

medicalnewstoday.com In this article, learn about the causes of itching in the corner of the eye and how to treat the symptoms. The article also covers when to see a doctor.

A light touch of Juvederm can result in looking like your real self again... yet younger. We expertly treat lines around the nose and mouth in our office for instant rejuvenation. For a natural look, give us a call to see what we can do for you and to make Juvederm part of your preventative aging treatment plan. #juvederm #chicagojuvederm

Well-defined lashes create contrast, definition, and frame the face. It takes just seconds a day applying Latisse to achieve long and full lashes like these. We are offering 40% off now at our office for a limited time. That means for only $135 a bottle, you can be on your way to building your own naturally beautiful lashes. See the results in just weeks. Come in to take advantage of this special price. Results may vary. Call our office to learn more.

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El sol, la radiación UV y sus ojos

Aprenda por qué es importante proteger sus ojos con gafas de sol. Llevamos una amplia gama de gafas de sol a muy buen precio. ¡Llame al 312-291-9680!

aao.org Los oftalmólogos nos advierten que la exposición excesiva a la luz ultravioleta aumenta los riesgos de enfermedades oculares, incluyendo cataratas, tumores en el ojo, y cáncer. Una exposición fuerte a

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Sinus massage: Techniques for pain relief, drainage, and more

Learn about sinus massage here.

medicalnewstoday.com A sinus massage can help relieve the symptoms of nasal congestion. Learn more about the different sinus massage techniques here.

Before and after #lipaugmentation 💋 performed by Dr. Mark at our office. Our philosophy: a beautiful lip enhancement is found in its subtlety. The lips are lightly touched with Juvederm; the upper and lower lips are kept in perfect ratio and remain in harmony with the face. Look refreshed and younger. Lift the upper lip with just a light touch of our #lipfiller with no downtime. Call us to schedule a consult at 312-291-9680 and find out more. #juvederm #lipaug #chicagolips #naturallips #lipenhancement #lipinjections #lipinjectionschicago

July is UV Safety Month! Studies show that long-term exposure to bright sunlight may increase the risk of cataracts and growths on the eye, including cancer. UV rays reflected off sand and water can cause eyes to sunburn, potentially resulting in temporary blindness in just a few hours.

Make sure to shield your eyes from the sun's harmful rays with 100% UV-blocking sunglasses and broad-brimmed hats.

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Proton pump inhibitor use doubles risk for COVID-19

Proton pump inhibitors can significantly increase the risk of COVID-19.
They are medicines that treat stomach distress like omeprazole (Prilosec), lansoprazole (Prevacid), pantoprazole (Protonix), rabeprazole (Aciphex), and esomeprazole (Nexium).

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What Is a Pinguecula and a Pterygium (Surfer's Eye)?

"Surfer's Eye" is most common in those who spend time outside in dry climates. Tear drops and sunglasses can slow the progression. Call 312-291-9680 to learn more.

aao.org Pinguecula and pterygium (Surfer's Eye) are common, non-cancerous growths on the cornea and conjunctiva likely caused by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light, dry eye and wind and dust.

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Diagnóstico y tratamiento de la pingüécula y el pterigio

Carnosita es más común en aquellos que pasan tiempo al aire libre en climas secos. Las lágrimas y las gafas de sol pueden retrasar la progresión. Llame al 312-291-9680 para obtener más información.

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Doctors For Visual Freedom

At Doctors for Visual Freedom our staff prides themselves on providing the highest level of care to each and every one of our patients. We are conveniently located inside of the John Hancock Center. We work hard so that no patient needs to wait. When you walk in, you are greeted with a warm smile and a comfortable environment where snack and drinks always available. We take care of children and adults and have a large selection of designer as well as economical eyewear. We provide emergency eye care 24/7 and never have to wait for an appointment. Give us a try and find out why we have so many 5 star reviews.

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875 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1820- The John Hancock Center
Chicago, IL
60611

General information

We specialize in surgery for the elimination of glasses and contact lenses. We also perform general eye examinations, provide second opinions and are know for our careful and methodical approach to our patients, treating each as if they were a member of our own family.

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 14:00
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