Below is a list of the top and leading Optometrists in Chicago. To help you find the best Optometrists located near you in Chicago, our team at Kev’s Best put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Chicago’s Best Optometrists:
The top rated Optometrists in Chicago are:
- Dr. Satti Sarai – Village Eyecare
- Dr. Tanvi Mago – Eye Society
- Dr. Shira M. Gelb – Chicago Eye Care Center
- Dr. Matthew Gifford – Red Eye Eyewear
- Dr. Joanna Slusky – Halsted Eye Boutique
Dr. Satti Sarai is an experienced optometrist, who has been practicing in Chicago for over 14 years. He has brought many valuable qualities and services to Village Eyecare, including state of the art technology for top notch diagnostic capabilities Always at the forefront of advances in the field of optometry, Dr. Sarai has extensive experience utilizing Scleral lenses, Synergeyes lenses and Duette lenses to treat a number of eye diseases including Keratoconus, Corneal Ectasia, and Dry Eye Syndrome. He also places an emphasis on Myopia Control with Orthokeratology, and treatment and management of Glaucoma.
Dr. Sarai receives high marks with bedside manner and communication on the status of eye health. He stays current by leading and taking part in continuing education and travelling across the country to attend professional seminars and conferences.
Eye Examinations, Contact Lens Fittings, Dry Eye Treatment, Laser Vision Correction, Keratoconus Care, Diabetes Management
“This is the second time I have been to Village Eye Care and it is officially my new dedicated eye doctor. The care is great, the staff are all friendly and SUPER helpful. My appointments have been on time and relatively quick! Very pleased with the service! :)” -Alysse Fultz
Dr. Tanvi Mago is Director of Eye Society L.L.C. She attended the University of Houston for her undergraduate degree and earned her Doctorate of Optometry degree at The New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Mago then completed a post-graduate residency program in primary eye care and ocular disease management at the New York Veterans Hospital, a State University of New York (SUNY) affiliate clinic. Upon completion of this program, Dr. Mago continued working in the Manhattan Veteran’s Administration Hospital with the New York University Ophthalmology program earning a fellowship.
Currently, Dr. Mago is Clinical Instructor of Optometry at The Illinois Eye Institute. As an instructor, Dr. Mago works directly with students and offers them guidance, clarification, and instruction.
Contact Lens Exams, Dry Eye Treatment, Eye Society Eyewear, Eye & Vision Exams, Eyewear, Glaucoma Management & Treatment, Hard to Fit Contacts, Pediatric Optometry, Pink Eye Treatment, Pre-op and Post-op LASIK Treatment, Prescription Glasses, Vision Rehabilitation, Common Eye Injuries, Scleral Lenses, Keratoconus
“The staff and doctor were amazing and so helpful. For my prescription glasses, I was able to pick up them next day. Above and beyond my expectations. The inventory of glass and sunglasses is extraordinary. The doctor was quickly able to recommend some drops for my infected eyes. I felt better almost instantaneously. I highly recommend this place for your eyes.” -Chirag Shah
Chicago Eye Care Center
Dr. Shira M. Gelb is a native of Chicago where she went to University of Illinois and graduated with a Bachelor of Science with Highest Distinction in Biological Sciences. She then went on to pursue her optometric degree at Illinois College of Optometry and graduated in 2004. Dr. Gelb attended her externships at West Side Veterans Hospital, Illinois Eye Institute and St. James Hospital. Her professional affiliations include: American Optometric Association, Illinois Optometric Association, Associate member of College Of Vision Development (COVD) and Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society
Dr. Gelb has worked in and around the West Rogers Park area of Chicago for the last 12 years.
Comprehensive Eye Exam, Diagnosis and treatment of Eye Diseases and Disorders, Pre & Post-Op Lasik Co-management, Emergency Eye Care, Vision Therapy/Occupation Therapy, Optical
“Eye exam and picking out glasses in under an hour. Pick up next day. Was amazed how hard the doctor works helping every customer giving them all the best eye care they need. They had a really nice selection of frames to choose from and with your insurance they are really inexpensive for great frames.” -Daniel
Red Eye Eyewear
Dr. Matthew Gifford grew up in the Chicago land area. He graduated from Chicago’s Illinois College of Optometry in 1997. He completed his externship training at The Brunswick Naval Air Station in Brunswick, Maine. Dr. Gifford is married with 2 grown step children. In his spare time he enjoys travel, golf, live music, going out to dinner, and reading. Dr. Gifford is Board Certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease. His special interest is corneal disease. Dr. Gifford is a member of the American Optometric Association. He co-manages Lasik vision correction with The Kraff Eye Institute. He enjoys volunteering around Chicago as well as traveling worldwide with his wife providing eye care, eyeglasses and medications to those in need. Their latest trip was to The Ivory Coast, Africa in May of 2017 with Ivory Coast Mothers and Children.
Frames, Lenses and Contacts, Eye exams
“Wonderful experience. Matthew was very thorough and welcoming with great manners. The office is very clean and the staff was welcoming. Definitely recommend them.” -HAH
Halsted Eye Boutique
Dr. Joanna Slusky attended Northwestern University, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Illinois College of Optometry. Her academic merits include the Tomb and Key Honor Fraternity, and Beta Sigma Kappa International Honor Society academic honor recognition.
In addition to providing comprehensive eye examinations, Dr. Joanna has a special interest in pediatric vision care, and the management of the anterior segment of adult eyes. Ocular allergy, dry eye, and specialty contact lens care are the emphasis of her vision and ocular health care in our community. Dr. Joanna has been recognized by the leaders of the contact lens industry for her recommendations for the best vision care options for her patients.
Dry Eye Treatment, Comprehensive Eye Care, Contact Lenses, Pediatric Optometry, Cancer Screening & Detection
“What can I say about Joanna and Michelle? Not only are they amazing at what they do, but they are also good people. I love the fact that Joanna has such a passion for her patients’ health, it makes you feel like you’re in the right place. Michelle’s expertise of eyewear is golden. The attention to detail and the wealth of knowledge she has will make me confident that I won’t need a second opinion. These two individuals made me see the light of day in a whole new perspective. This place is out of my way, but sometimes it’s worth it. Halsted Eye boutique is my top choice for my eye health.” -Dominic Pilch
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