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  • Carl Garfinkle, MD

    NorthWest Eye Physicians
    1588 North Arlington Heights Road
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
  • Lawrence Wolin, MD

    Northwest Opthalmology Associates
    1602 West Central Road
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
  • Kimberlee Curnyn, MD

    705 S Burton Pl
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
  • Larry Cuttone, MD

    PO Box 1193
    Arlington Heights, IL 60006
  • Robert Albrecht, MD

    Good Shepherd Prof Bldg
    450 W Il Route 22 Ste 27
    Barrington, IL 60010
  • Mary Kaper, MD

    300 E Main St
    Barrington, IL 60010
  • Ronald May, MD

    701 Deerfield Rd
    Deerfield, IL 60015
  • Leonard Bendikas, MD, IMG

    1400 E Golf Rd Ste 212
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
  • Ira Garoon, MD

    Center-Vitreo Retinal Diseases
    9301 Golf Rd Ste 42
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
  • Marshall Hirshman, MD

    Midwest Center for Sight-Suburban Eye Consultants
    8901 Golf Road, Suite 200
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
  • Richard Katz, MD

    Midwest Center for Sight-Suburban Eye Consultants
    8901 Golf Road, Suite 200
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
  • Jeffrey Mono, MD

    Midwest Center for Sight-Suburban Eye Consultants
    8901 Golf Road, Suite 200
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
  • John Winkler, MD

    Des Plaines Eye Physicians & Surgeons
    940 Lee Street
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
  • Howard Tessler, MD

    Medical Eye Svc Ltd
    48 S Greenleaf Ave
    Gurnee, IL 60031
  • Richard Dennis, MD

    Chicago Cornea Consultants
    625 Roger Williams Avenue
    Highland Park, IL 60035
  • Alan Chow, MD

    386 Pennsylvania Ave
    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
  • Robert Barnes, MD

    Glen Ellyn Ophthlmlgy Assc Ltd
    45 S Park Blvd Ste 375
    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
  • Kim Lindenmuth, MD

    Glen Ellyn Ophthalmology
    45 S Park Blvd Ste 375
    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
  • William Tingle, MD

    North Suburban Opthamologists
    1015 Central St
    Evanston, IL 60201
  • William Myers, MD

    Evanston Oph Sc
    2500 Ridge Ave Ste 104
    Evanston, IL 60201
  • Steven Brown, DO, MD

    Chicago Glaucoma Consultants
    1800 Sherman Ave Ste 511
    Evanston, IL 60201
  • Daniel Greenberg, MD

    800 Austin St Ste 409w
    Evanston, IL 60202
  • Joseph Mejia, DO, MD

    St Lucy's Eye Clinic
    6538 Cermak Rd
    Berwyn, IL 60402
  • Pervez Rasul, MD

    Beryn Eye Ctr
    2215 Oak Park Ave
    Berwyn, IL 60402
  • Balaji Gupta, MD

    DuPage Ophthalmology
    2500 S. Highland Ave
    Suite 110
    Lombard, IL 60148
  • Bradley Ruff, M.D.

    Envision Eye Center
    900 Westmoreland Road, Ste LL88
    Lake Forest, IL 60045
  • Mark Ros, MD

    Mark Ros, MD
    130 S Main St, Ste 305
    Lombard, IL 60148
  • Arnold Curnyn, MD

    Dr Arnold Curnyn Md; Suburban Associates In Ophthalmology
    1100 W Central Rd
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
  • Larry Cuttone, MD

    Advanced Eye Care Specialists
    1211 S Arlington Heights Rd
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
  • Donald Kozil, MD

    Arlington Eye Assoc
    1614 W Central Rd
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
  • Jeffrey Koziol, MD

    Advanced Eye Care Specialists
    1211 S Arlington Heights Rd
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
  • Cereesa Longest, MD

    Surburan Ophthalmology Assoc
    1100 W Central Rd
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
  • Christine Pundy, MD

    Garfinkle Spoerl Ltd
    1588 N Arlington Heights Rd
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
  • Monica Thoms, MD

    Advanced Eye Care Specialists
    1211 S Arlington Heights Rd
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
  • Stephen Vile, MD

    Sure Vision
    1602 W Central Rd
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
  • Leonard Millman, MD

    Northwest Eye Ctr
    27790 W Highway 22 Ste 27
    Barrington, IL 60010
  • Mary Rosanova Kaper, MD

    Advanced Eye Care Assoc
    300 E Main St
    Barrington, IL 60010
  • Raymond Nootens, MD

    Cermak Optical
    7120 Cermak Rd
    Berwyn, IL 60402
  • Ronald Weiss, MD

    Cermak Optical
    7120 Cermak Rd
    Berwyn, IL 60402
  • Dennis Wolf, MD

    Zemer-Wolf Eye Centers
    6826 Windsor Ave
    Berwyn, IL 60402
  • Lisa Wohl, MD

    Wohl Eye Ctr
    303 E Army Trail Rd Ste 200
    Bloomingdale, IL 60108
  • Larry Auerbach, MD

    125 E Lake Cook Rd Ste 210
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
  • Joseph Kiernan, MD

    University Clinics
    1120 W Lake Cook Rd Ste C
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
  • Deena Leonard, MD

    Premier Eye Care & Surgery
    1120 W Lake Cook Rd Ste C
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
  • Bertram Kraft, MD

    Total Eye Care & Contacts Inc
    68 west Dundee Rd
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
  • Edward Dolezal, MD

    Crystal Lake Ophthalmology
    280 A Memorial Court
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014
  • Douglas Kaplan, MD

    Chicago Cornea Consultants Ltd
    806 Central Ave Ste 300
    Deerfield, IL 60015
  • Stuart Sondheimer, MD

    Regional Cataract & Eye Care
    360 S Waukegan Rd Ste A
    Deerfield, IL 60015
  • L Bendikas, MD

    Northwest Eye Clinic
    1400 E Golf Rd
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
  • Senthil Krishnasamy, MD

    1400 E Golf Rd Ste 212
    Des Plaines, IL 60016

Ophthalmologist Info

Ophthalmologist Summary:
Ophthalmologists are eye doctors who specialize in diagnosing, preventing, and treating diseases and injuries of the eyes. Ophthalmologists are medical doctors or doctors of osteopathy who have chosen the field of vision and the eyes for helping patients. These doctors deal with all issues regarding the anatomy, physiology, function, and diseases that affect the eyes. In addition, ophthalmologists can perform routine eye examinations, dispense advice to patients, and write prescriptions for glasses or contact lenses. Ophthalmologists are also able to prescribe eye drops or drugs to help treat eye infections and diseases.

Ophthalmologists can be considered specialists in both medicine and surgery, as they perform a variety of surgical and nonsurgical interventions to help those who suffer with eye problems.

Ophthalmologist Education and Training:


An ophthalmologist must first obtain a 4 year bachelor's degree, then complete 4 years of medical school in an ophthalmologist program, a 1 year internship, and at least 3 years of residency in the field. Those wishing to pursue a sub-specialty must complete an additional 1 to 2 years of training. After all education has been completed, an Ophthalmology Certification Exam must be passed in order to become a certified ophthalmologist.

Ophthalmologist Conditions Treated:


A few of the concerns and eye disorders that Ophthalmologists deal with include:


Ophthalmologist Sub-specialties:


While ophthalmology is a specialty within the medical field, there are many sub-specialties with ophthalmology. These sub-specialties may focus on certain parts of the eye, certain conditions, specific procedures, or specific populations. Some sub-specialties may include Cornea and External Disease, Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Ocular Oncology, Ophthalmic Pathology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery, or one of many others.

Ophthalmologist Procedures and Treatments:


Just a few of the interventions used by Ophthalmologists include:

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract surgery
  • Corrective surgery
  • Eye exams
  • Eye ultrasound
  • Eylea injections
  • Fluorescein angiography
  • Fundus photography
  • Laser surgery
  • LASIK eye surgery
  • Lucentis injections
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Prescribe corrective eyewear
  • Refractive surgery
  • Scleral buckle
  • Vision exams
  • Vitrectomy

Ophthalmologist Associations:


The American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Board of Ophthalmology are just two of the associations that Ophthalmologist may be linked with. There are many other associations, including those specific to each state and those devoted to sub-specialties within the field.


Ophthalmologist FAQs:
What is an

Ophthalmologist

?
An Ophthalmologist is a physician who performs eye surgery, as well as provides vision care by diagnosing and treating the eye.

Why might I see an Ophthalmologist?
You should see an Ophthalmologist if you experience a change in vision, such as eye pain or redness. You should also see an Ophthalmologist if you experience blurred vision, double vision or eyestrain.

What are some areas that an ophthalmologist can specialize in?
Some of the specialized areas are glaucoma, plastic surgery, cornea diseases, retinal diseases and pediatrics.

What is the difference between an ophthalmologist, optometrist and optician?
These titles are often used interchangeably, but they are quite different and involve different qualifications and practice criteria. An optician mainly works with corrective eye wear and cannot diagnose or treat any condition. An optometrist is a doctor of optometry. While an optometrist may diagnose eye and vision problems, treatment is limited to prescription of corrective eye wear and medications for certain diseases that affect the eye. An optometrist is not a medical doctor. An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy with a specialization in care of the eyes and vision. An ophthalmologist can perform all of the duties of the other eye professionals, as well as diagnosing and treating conditions and performing surgical interventions when necessary. The ophthalmologist has the most complete training and qualifications for all aspects of eye and vision health.

What is a holistic ophthalmologist?
This is an ophthalmologist who takes a more natural approach to treating eye diseases and injuries. He or she recommends dietary supplements to maintain eye health as well as alternative medicines and procedures such as acupuncture.

How many ophthalmologists are there in the United States?
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) states that there are 25,152 ophthalmologists in the United States as of March 6, 2014.


Ophthalmologist Related Terms:
eyes, retina, cornea, glasses, contact lenses laser eye surgery, glaucoma, ocular surgery, near sighted, far sighted, astigmatism, blindness, pink eye, discharge, cataracts, tumors, eye examinations, ophthalmology, vision