Eye Care Services in Lincoln Park, Chicago
Welcome to Eye Mechanix. We are a full service Eye Care Center located in Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Ricketts, his staff and opticians are here for all of your eye care needs. We strive to provide the most complete eye care services here at Eye Mechanix. Every patient is treated with the utmost in care and we give the best recommendations for your vision and the health of your eyes.
Comprehensive Eye Exams
We deliver a comprehensive eye exam that will improve your vision and maintain the health of your eyes. After the eye exam we explain all of our findings and test performed and recommend any additional tests that are needed. Comprehensive eye examinations are performed for adults, children and seniors. Our Optometrist services include: adult eye exams, contact lens exams, children’s eye exams, eye emergencies, treatment of eye diseases and co-management of Laser eye surgery. Annual eye exams can diagnosis diabetic retinopathy, hypertensive retinopathy, cataracts and many other general health conditions. Our Optometrists provide comprehensive eye examinations for patients of all ages in Lincoln park and the surrounding chicago area. Regardless of your age or vision, it’s important to have a regular eye exam annually.
Contact Lens Exams
We specialize in contact lens fittings and evaluations. From routine or standard to more complex multi-focal, astigmatism and rigid gas permeable contact lenses. In addition we also fit contact lenses for keratoconus and scleral contact lenses. Scleral contact lenses are a more specialize contact lens for patients with corneal disorders. They improve the vision and comfort for these individuals. Included in every contact lens exam is instructions on how to use the contact lenses, insertion/ removal and how to care for them. If you have had difficulties in the past wearing contact lenses we can probably find a solution for you.
Childrens Eye Exams
The American Optometric Association recommends children should have their eyes examined once a year. Children may not realize they have a vision problem. Research has shown that approximately 25% of children have vision problems. We suggest an eye examination every new school year. Vision problems can lead to learning difficulties.
Emergency Eye Care
If you are having an emergency we are here for you. Our Optometrists treat red eyes, swollen eyes, foreign body removal, conjunctivitis and allergies. If you are having an eye emergency we will fit you in that same day. We can prescribe oral and topical eye medications if needed.
This is just a brief summary of the many eye care services we offer. If you need an eye examination please give us a call or schedule an appointment online at Eye Mechanix.
Schedule an eye exam with our Lincoln Park Eye Doctor today and SEE the difference!