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Dr Geoffrey Hill, MD

About Dr Geoffrey Hill, MD

Dr. Geoffrey Hill is the eldest son of Dr. Gregory Hill. He is excited to be joining 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.

DMEK? DSAEK? Corneal Transplant or Alphabet Soup?

By | 2018-11-26T15:11:42+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Categories: Ophthalmology|Tags: , , |

In my first blog entry we reviewed the basic structure of the cornea and process of performing a full-thickness corneal transplant. There are many patients, however, in whom only a certain layer or layers of the cornea are damaged and need to be replaced. In fact, in Fuchs corneal dystrophy - the most common reason for corneal transplantation [...]

Dry Eye and its Hidden Cause

By | 2018-11-26T15:23:39+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Categories: Dry Eye, Ophthalmology|Tags: , , |

Dry eye is one of the most common problems we see in the office and can be the cause for a variety of symptoms including discomfort, irritation, itching, redness, foreign body sensation, reflex tearing (yes, dryness of the surface of the eye can actually cause you to produce tears that spill out of the eye), and [...]

Dr. Hill Writes For Millennial Eye

By | 2018-06-26T08:34:21+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Categories: News|

Recently, an article written by our own Dr. Geoffrey Hill was featured in the cover focus story of Millennial Eye, an online publication for young ophthalmologists. In his article, Dr. Hill discusses the process of starting a new corneal crosslinking program at Hill Vision Services. Corneal crosslinking is a groundbreaking, FDA-approved treatment for keratoconus and [...]

Do you wear contact lenses? Listen up!

By | 2017-09-14T08:28:21+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: News|

Good news for contact lens wearers - We have recently updated our contact lens pricing on our most popular lenses. We are now competitive with (and in some instances cheaper) online sites! Contact us to learn more about which lenses have been updated or to order yours today!

Solar Eclipse Eye Safety

By | 2017-10-16T14:49:29+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Categories: News|

Eye Safety During an Eclipse: Q&A With Ophthalmologist Dr. Geoffrey Hill During an eclipse event, it is important to protect your eyes from solar damage. On August 21st, 2017 we will get to experience the first total solar eclipse to be viewable from the Midwestern portion of the United States since 1918. A total solar [...]

End of Year LASIK Discount – 15% Off

By | 2017-08-24T09:28:05+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Categories: News, Ophthalmology|

From now through the end of the year, Hill Vision Services will be offering a 15% discount off of our regular price for LASIK and PRK surgery. LASIK is a great way to finally see the world clearly - without the need for glasses or contact lenses. If you are tired of your old glasses [...]

Presbyopia Problems Part 3 – Surgical Options and Solutions

By | 2017-10-16T14:49:30+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Ophthalmology|

In two of my previous posts, we defined presbyopia - that universal and annoying (to say the least) phenomenon of increasing difficulty with reading and near vision as we age. As I previously explained, presbyopia occurs because the natural human lens gradually thickens and becomes less flexible as we age, making it harder to change focus [...]

November is National Diabetes Month

By | 2017-10-16T14:49:30+00:00 November 6th, 2015|Categories: Ophthalmology|

This month we turn our attention to a systemic disease that affects almost 10% of the U.S. Population - nearly 30 million Americans. Diabetes has also reached epidemic proportions internationally and is a huge health problem in many countries around the world. Observing National Diabetes Month every November is an attempt to raise awareness about [...]

Presbyopia Problems Part 2 – Reading Glasses and Other Lenses

By | 2017-10-16T14:49:30+00:00 October 9th, 2015|Categories: Ophthalmology|Tags: , , , |

A recap of what we have learned so far: As we discussed in the last blog post, presbyopia is a universally-occurring, age-related problem that occurs due to changes in the thickness and flexibility of the natural lens inside the eye.The result is a progressive difficulty with near vision - especially seeing details such as small [...]