Stuart Sondheimer, MD

(866) 688-4851

9150 Crawford Avenue, Suite 201
Skokie, Illinois 60076

360 South Waukegan Road
Deerfield, Illinois 60015

303 North Northwest Highway
Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

Dr. Stuart Sondheimer

Dr. Stuart Sondheimer – serving Skokie, Deerfield and Park Ridge LASIK and IOL (ReZoom, AcrySof ReSTOR, Crystalens) patients

Stuart Sondheimer, MD, is an experienced eye care physician and Chicago LASIK Surgeon with more than 12,000 refractive surgeries, 6,000 LASIK procedures and 10,000 cataract surgeries to his credit. Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Sondheimer was one of the first surgeons in the United States to perform surgical correction for nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism.

Dr. Sondheimer is committed to excellence in vision care. He stays abreast of the latest eye care techniques, equipment and technologies by attending advanced training courses and seminars every year. As a leader in ophthalmology, he has frequently taught fellow ophthalmologists, residents and medical students about cataract surgery, refractive surgery and general ophthalmology.

During the consultation, he carefully evaluates each patient's vision needs.

Having undergone refractive surgery himself, Dr. Sondheimer feels strongly about the benefits of this life-changing procedure. In fact, he has performed refractive surgery on his own family members as well as several of his colleagues.

To schedule your free vision evaluation with Dr. Sondheimer and learn about your vision correction options, call (866) 688-4851.

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More About Dr. Sondheimer's Practice

Dr. Sondheimer's commitment to providing modern-day eye care services in a safe, technologically advanced setting served as the building blocks for the establishment of his three north suburban Chicago-based offices. His patients in Skokie, Deerfield, Park Ridge and the surrounding area benefit from the diagnosis, opinion and surgical skill of a highly experienced ophthalmologist.

Dr. Sondheimer's patients receive the best personalized vision care.

Dr. Sondheimer is certified to perform LASIK surgery with the Nidek, Summit, VISX STAR S4 Custom and IntraLase lasers. To complement the precision of these advanced laser systems, he uses Wavefront technology, an advanced mapping system that helps refractive surgeons customize the LASIK procedure to each patient. In addition, Dr. Sondheimer is able to accommodate the vision correction needs of patients who are not candidates for LASIK by offering photorefractive keratectomy (PRK).

While the primary focus of Dr. Sondheimer's practice is refractive surgery, he has also restored the vision of several thousand cataract patients. He utilizes the latest surgical techniques and intraocular lens (IOL) technologies, including the AcrySof ReSTOR, ReZoom and Crystalens IOLs, which provide simultaneous correction of near (reading) and distance (driving) vision.

While the primary focus of Dr. Sondheimer's practice is refractive surgery,
he has also restored the vision of several thousand cataract patients.

In addition to advanced IOLs technologies, Dr. Sondheimer offers Visian implantable collamer lenses (ICLs) to treat nearsightedness. This revolutionary technology offers a no-stitch, reversible vision correction solution for patients who are not eligible for LASIK. During the Visian ICL implantation procedure, Dr. Sondheimer creates a micro-incision in the eye, through which he inserts a folded lens. Due to the tiny incision size, no stitches are required after this procedure, which in turn shortens recovery time. Unlike IOLs, Visian ICLs allow patients to retain their natural lenses. In addition, they can be removed if necessary. By using the advanced Visian ICLs technique, Dr. Sondheimer has helped many patients achieve clear vision.

More About Stuart Sondheimer, MD

Stuart Sondheimer, MD, received his bachelor's degree from Washington University in St. Louis and earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois. He served as an intern at Evanston Hospital and completed his residency training in ophthalmology at the University of Wisconsin. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Sondheimer is affiliated with numerous professional organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the International Society of Refractive Surgery, the Chicago Ophthalmological Society and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He served in the past as a member of the Board of Directors of the Arizona Medical Association.

Prior to opening his practice in the northern suburbs of Chicago, Dr. Sondheimer gained extensive experience throughout Arizona. He served as the medical director of the Laser Vision Institute in Tucson, owned and operated the Desert Laser & Eye Institute in Mesa and worked with Cigna Health Plan in Phoenix, Mesa and Tempe.

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