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ABOUT US

The Chicago Keratoconus Institute is part of Occhiali Eyeglass in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood and has successfully treated more keratoconic patients than any other single eye care practice in the Midwest. Founder Dr. Robert Lopez specializes in keratoconus diagnosis and treatment, and has helped thousands of patients successfully treat keratoconus.

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what is KERATOCONUS?

Keratoconus or "KC"
(pronounced: kehr-uh-toh-KOH-nus)

Keratoconus is a non-inflammatory eye condition, in which a normally rounded cornea thins and develops a bulging "cone" shape. This distortion induces a significant amount of astigmatism and visual impairment. We’re here to help.

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what is KERATOCONUS?

Keratoconus or "KC"
(pronounced: kehr-uh-toH-KOH-nus)

Keratoconus is a non-inflammatory eye condition, in which a normally rounded cornea thins and develops a bulging "cone" shape. This distortion induces a significant amount of astigmatism and visual impairment. We’re here to help.

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TREATING KERATOCONUS

Explore treatment options available at CKI

Treatment depends on the severity of the Keratoconus. At CKI, we will assess the progression of your keratoconus and tailor treatment to help you achieve the best possible vision.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

TREATING KERATOCONUS

Explore treatment options available at CKI

Treatment depends on the severity of the Keratoconus. At CKI, we will assess the progression of your keratoconus and tailor treatment to help you achieve the best possible vision.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

ROBERT E. LOPEZ, OD

Meet the doctor

Since 1988, he has been dedicated to private practice eye care, specializing in complex contact lens fittings. In addition to the Chicago Keratoconus Institute, he founded Occhiali Eyeglass and serves as Director of Optometric Services at Advocate Illinois Masonic, providing consultations for refractive surgical procedures.

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DR. ROBERT E. LOPEZ, OD

Meet the doctor

Since 1988, he has been dedicated to private practice eye care, specializing in complex contact lens fittings. In addition to the Chicago Keratoconus Institute, he founded Occhiali Eyeglass and serves as Director of Optometric Services at Advocate Illinois Masonic, providing consultations for refractive surgical procedures.

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