What is an ophthalmologist?

Ophthalmologists are medical doctors, or osteopathic doctors, who complete a minimum of 12 years of specialized eye training.  They are licensed to treat a variety of eye diseases, may participate in scientific research, and most perform eye surgery.  Ophthalmologists may specialize in particular parts of the eye or specific eye conditions, while others are Comprehensive Ophthalmologists treating a variety of eye conditions. 

Some reasons you may see an ophthalmologist include:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of eye disease
  • Eye surgery
  • Eye injections
  • Laser eye procedures

Memorial Day Holiday Hours

Saturday 5/25 – Peoria Office by Appointment Only
All Other Offices Closed

Monday 5/27 – All Offices Closed

Tuesday 5/28 – Resume Normal Hours at All Locations

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Holiday Hours

Saturday, 9/2

Peoria office open by appointment only

(Pekin & Washington are always closed on Saturdays)

Monday, 9/4

All offices closed

Tuesday, 9/5

Peoria & Pekin offices resume normal hours

Note: The Washington office will remain closed for renovations until Monday, Sept 18. 2023