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Corneal Cross-Linking with Avedro & Therapeutic Corneal Refractive Surgery

December 28, 2016


Dr. Richard Foulkes, a renowned ophthalmologist in the Chicago area who has influenced doctors around the world & has dedicated himself to the practice of vision correction since 1997 joins eHealth Radio & the Eye Health & Health News Channels. He has performed over 48,000 LASIK procedures and over 20,000 cataract procedures to date.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Richard Foulkes discuss the following:

  • What is keratoconus and what options are there for keratoconus treatment?
  • Who can benefit from Corneal Cross linking?
  • What is the process for this procedure (how long does it take, what risks are involved)?
  • What makes this technique unique?
  • How can a user request an appointment for cross linking?


Richard B. Foulkes, M.D., graduated from Chicago's Rush Medical College in the top 10% of his class. He studied ophthalmology at Cornell Medical College and the Catholic Medical Center in New York, earning chief residency status in his third year.

Dr. Foulkes believes that LASIK vision correction has the power not only to change patients' lives but also the world. He has made LASIK surgery the focus of his practice at Foulkes Vision for nearly 20 years, performing more than 48,000 procedures. Dr. Foulkes also has extensive experience with surgery to remove cataracts and implant premium intraocular lenses for patients suffering vision loss; he has performed over 20,000 cataract surgeries to date.

Foulkes Vision adopts state-of-the-art technology to provide patients with optimal vision correction, including excimer and femtosecond lasers. Dr. Foulkes is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and he draws upon ongoing education to help patients enhance their eye health and sight.




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