The Chicago Dry Eye Center
of Excellence, Oak Lawn, IL

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Casey L. Hogan, O.D., F.A.A.O. & Associates

 
YES! You may finally be able to enjoy Dry Eye Relief!

The Chicago Dry Eye Center of Excellence, PC, a division of Advanced Eye Care Professionals , was formed to offer patients who suffer from dry eye disease ( DED) the latest in dry eye testing, diagnosis, and treatment.

Patients who present to our office typically have been seen by several providers and are looking for relief. At AEP, we perform very specific testing to ultimately develop a custom treatment program for each patient.
InflammaDry for DRY EYE Identify Dry Eye with InflammaDry®
InflammaDry is the first and only, rapid, in-office test that detects MMP-9, an inflammatory marker that is consistently elevated in the tears of patients with dry eye disease.
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What to expect during your Dry Eye Evaluation:

1.  Please do not instill any topical eye drops prior to your examination for this may affect the accuracy of testing results.

2.  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment to complete an ocular surface disease index ( OSDI).

3.  Please bring any topical artificial tears or medications, list of systemic medications, contact lenses, and solutions you have been using to your appointment.

4.  Careful review of your medical and ocular history and the following tests will be completed:
a. TearLab testing which evaluates tear osmolarity.

b. InflammaDry Detector testing: The RPS InflammaDry Detector is the first and only rapid, point-of-care test to detect for MMP-9, an inflammatory marker that has consistently been shown to be elevated in the tears of patients with Dry Eye disease.

c. Sjo testing when indicated : Sjö is a proprietary laboratory test developed by Immco Diagnostics Inc. which combines traditional markers with three novel, proprietary biomarkers, allowing earlier detection Sjogren’s Syndrome, a multisystem autoimmune condition often associated with systemic lupus erythematous ( SLE), rheumatoid arthritis ( RA), or as a primary disorder.

d. Schirmer’s testing to assess aqueous volume.

e. Careful assessment of the lids and eyelashes and meibography to determine if meibomian gland disease is present.

Once all testing is complete, a diagnosis and classification of severity of disease can be made and a custom treatment program established.
 
The Oculus Keratograph 5M is an advanced corneal topographer with a built in color camera for external imaging. The Oculus Keratograph 5M allows our doctors to examine the meibomian glands, measure the non-invasive tear break up time and tear meniscus height, and evaluate the lipid layer of the tear film. Upon completion of all testing, the patient will receive a copy of their JENVIS Dry Eye Report with a specific treatment plan.
 


 
Advanced Eye Care Professionals 10320 S Cicero Avenue Oak Lawn, IL 60453 Phone: (708) 229-2200 Fax: (708) 229-2233

Advanced Eye Care Professionals proudly serves Oak Lawn, IL and the surrounding areas of Beverly, Evergreen Park, Alsip, Worth, Chicago Ridge, Palos Hills, Palos Heights, Orland Park and Chicago.

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