About Dr Geoffrey Hill, MD

Dr. Geoffrey Hill is the eldest son of Dr. Gregory Hill. He joined the Hill Vision Services practice in the summer of 2015. Dr. Hill received his medical degree at Saint Louis University and completed his ophthalmology residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. He has also completed a fellowship in cornea and ocular surface disease at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Hill is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

How Much Eye Pressure is Normal?

By |2021-11-18T15:35:29-06:00December 10th, 2020|Categories: Glaucoma|

Unfortunately, the answer is not any single number. Glaucoma is a multi-factorial, complex eye disease with specific characteristics such as optic nerve damage and visual field loss. While high eye pressure (known as intraocular pressure or IOP) is usually present, even patients with normal range IOP can develop glaucoma. The best form of protection [...]

Fuchs’ Dystrophy Is a Common Corneal Disease

By |2021-11-18T15:36:17-06:00July 29th, 2020|Categories: Cornea Services|

Fuchs' dystrophy is a degenerative eye disease that many adults may experience as they get older. Though many have not heard of it, Fuchs dystrophy is actually a fairly common disease. About 18 million American’s have been diagnosed with Fuchs corneal dystrophy, and there are many more individuals who have it, but are yet undiagnosed.  [...]

Benefits of the PanOptix Lens for Cataract Surgery

By |2023-11-07T08:57:55-06:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: Cataract Surgery|

About 90% of Americans develop cataracts by the time they reach 65. A cataract is clouding of the natural lens of the eye that develops gradually and is mostly age-related. Patients often do not notice significant vision changes in the early stages of cataract development, but as cataracts develop, they can start to influence daily [...]

Keratoconus and Your Eyesight

By |2021-05-19T11:28:04-06:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: Cornea Services, Corneal Crosslinking, Keratoconus|

If you have been recently diagnosed with keratoconus, you are not alone! Keratoconus is actually a common disorder that affects approximately 1 in 2000 individuals, or over 150,000 Americans. Typically, keratoconus is first exhibited in adolescence or early adulthood between the ages of 10 and 25 and may progress through young adult life. In some [...]

What You Need to Know About Astigmatism

By |2021-05-19T11:27:28-06:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: LASIK|

If your eye doctor or ophthalmologist has diagnosed you with astigmatism, you may have a lot of questions about what astigmatism is, what causes it, what you can do to control its symptoms, and how you can prevent future complications with your vision. Astigmatism is a common condition that occurs when either the cornea is [...]

Five Ways Diabetes Can Affect Vision

By |2021-05-19T12:16:11-06:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, Ophthalmology|

Diabetes can significantly affect many body systems, and your eyes are no exception. Spikes and drops in blood sugar, or poorly controlled blood sugar over a span of years can damage your eyes and impair vision—sometimes permanently. Hill Vision Services is dedicated to helping to diagnose and manage diabetes-related vision problems. Severe Blood Sugar Changes [...]

Myths About LASIK

By |2021-05-19T11:26:46-06:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: LASIK|

LASIK eye surgery has been performed in the U.S. since the early 1990s, and has provided visual freedom to over 8 million Americans. It is one of the safest surgical procedures available. LASIK also has a satisfaction rating among the highest of any surgical procedure, yet there are plenty of LASIK myths that continue to circulate about this life-altering treatment.

What to Do (And What Not to Do) for Corneal Abrasion

By |2021-11-18T15:40:52-06:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Cornea Services|

An abrasion occurs when the surface layer of the cornea is scratched away. When dust, dirt, wood, metal, or other debris comes in contact with the surface of the eye, it may cause a scratch, or abrasion of the cornea. Here's what to do—and what not to do.

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