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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Female • Age 52

740 Waukegan Rd Ste 360
Deerfield, IL 60015
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Dr. Fountain's Experience

Dr. Fountain's Care Philosophy


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brow Lift
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Reconstruction Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Oculoplastics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Stitches
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Chalazion
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exophoria
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nystagmus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis

Background Check for Dr. Fountain

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • President, Illinois Association of Ophthalmology, 2002-2005
  • Board of Directors, Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company, 2008 to pr
  • Senior Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2007
  • Executive Secretary, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 2007-2011
  • Secretariat Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2008, 2010
  • America's Top Ophthalmologists, 2010 to pr
  • Board of Trustees, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2005-2008
  • Best Doctors, 2006-prese

Media & Publications

  • Lashing Out, April 2009
  • Ophthalmology: The Next Generation, Dec. 2011
  • Section Editor, Ptosis. Pearls and Pitfall in Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery, 2009
  • Perioperative Systemic Anticoagulation in Oculoplastics Procedures: Balancing the Risk, 2010
  • “Muller Muscle-Conjunctiva Resection (MMCR) for Blepharoptosis In Patients With Glaucoma Filtering Blebs”,, 2007
  • Periorbital Skin Cancers: The Dermatologist’s Perspective, 2006
  • EyeSmart Injury Prevention Campaign, July 1, 20
  • Latisse Interview on MSNBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman Show, 2009
  • Champagne Cork Injuries, Dec. 2008
  • Eyelid Surgery Has More Than Cosmetic Benefits, 12-8-11

Education & Training

Medical School

Harvard Medical School
Graduated in 1988

Internship Hospital

Pennsylvania Hospital
Complete in 1989

Residency Hospital

Johns Hopkins
Complete in 1992

Fellowship Hospital

University Of Southern California
Complete in 1996

Undergraduate Schools

Stanford University
Graduated in 1984

Languages Spoken by Dr. Fountain & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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