Dr. Edward Yavitz, MD

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Dr. Edward Yavitz, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Yavitz Eye Center 4105 N Perryville Rd, Loves Park, IL 61111 Get Directions
(815) 395-8338

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Dr. Yavitz specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Loves Park, IL. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Glaucoma

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, C
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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    Malpractice Claim

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    • Settlement  (6/17/2015)
    • Amount or Range: $150,000.00
    • State: Illinois
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Newton Wellesley

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    University Calif

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Calif

    Completed in 1982

  • Undergraduate School
    Haverford College

    Graduated in 1973

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients