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10436 Southwest Hwy , Suite 5 Lower Level
Chicago Ridge, Illinois 60415 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Ticho has hospital affiliations at Christ Hospital, University of Illinois Medical Center, Children's Memorial Hospital, Hinsdale Hospital, Little Company of Mary Hospital, Mercy Hospital, Ingalls Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital (Joliet), Good Samaritan Hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, The University of Michigan Medical School
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Virginia Mason Hospital

    Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Illinois at Chicago Eye & Ear Infirmary

    Fellowship: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus, Children's Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Medical Center

Treatments offered at Aesthetic and Therapeutic Laser Center

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Major Fat Atrophy Around the Eyes on Lash Line: What to Do?

There is definitely an association of Latisse with localized fat atrophy. At the UIC Eye & Ear Infirmary, we have a series of these patients. This... READ MORE

Can I Use Bimatoprost 0.03% Instead of Latisse?

But doesn't include the best applicator. That shouldn't stop individuals motivated to save $. Officially of course patients should only use... READ MORE

I DESPERATELY Want Lighter Colored Eyes, is That Possible? (photo)

Get some colored contact lenses -- you can get any eye color you like, and change them when your tastes evolve (or when you learn to accept your dark... READ MORE

Drooping Eyelid - Post-cataract Removal? (photo)

The high eyelid crease (distance from the eyelid margin to the upper eyelid crease) suggests a loosening of the muscle that elevates the eyelid... READ MORE

What are the Pros and Cons of Latisse? Where Can I Buy It?

The main cons of Latisse: 1) It stops working when you stop using it 2) Expense 3) Doesn't make white lashes darker or longer 4)... READ MORE

Why Do Some Say Lumigan is More Potent Than Latisse?- Both Contain 3% Bimatoprost

Be aware, however, that long term use of Latisse has caused fat atrophy in a few patients.  This is relatively new -- most practitioners... READ MORE

What if Latisse Won't Work?

Did you skip many applications?  Did you take photos before to get a true comparison?  Many people think they haven't benefitted from... READ MORE

My 4 year old son has just 25 % vision of one of his eye. Recommendations for treatments please?

First, get a pediatric ophthalmologist to test your child.Amblyopia, or lazy eye, maybe caused by structural problems inside the guy such as... READ MORE

Red Vein in my Sclera?

If the dilated eye vessels are very longstanding (been there for years), not irritated (no discharge or true discomfort), than you're probably stuck... READ MORE

I Had a Baerveldt Implant and Now Have Double Vision Why? (photo)

Strabismus (eye misalignment) is not unusual following Baerveldt implant surgery. Sometimes this can be managed with prism glasses, but occasionally... READ MORE

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