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Dr. Kent Kirk, MD is a Doctor primarily located in River Forest, IL, with another office in Hammond, IN. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Kirk is affiliated with West Suburban Medical Center, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital and University of IL Medical Center at Chicago. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Kent Kirk has the following 10 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.


An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.


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Locations & Directions

Kirk Eye Center

7427 Lake St
River Forest, IL 60305

Williams Eye Institute

6850 Hohman Ave
Hammond, IN 46324

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