Dr. Tauseef Tahir, OD

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Dr. Tauseef Tahir, OD
Dr. Tauseef Tahir is a graduate of Thornwood High School, the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and earned his doctorate degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2002. He has received specialized training in low vision, vision therapy, disease and its management in various areas across the United States. He was nationally recognized as the only member of the graduating class of 2002 to receive the William Feinbloom Low Vision Award showing excellence in training and patient care. He has completed extensive training programs aimed at fitting difficult contact lens cases, glaucoma, retinal disease, diabetes, macular degeneration management and pediatrics. Dr. Tahir is fully DPA (diagnostic pharmaceutical agent) and TPA (therapeutic pharmaceutical agent) certified as well as fully certified for oral medication prescriptions as deemed by the state of IL. Dr. Tahir has helped kids as young as 4 months old to adults of 96 years young and has been providing care for over 12 years. He is an avid hobbyist in radio control helicopters/airplanes (RC and full scale), CNC machining, woodworking, saltwater fish, and photography. He enjoys designing and maintaining his own office website as well as their office reef tank. The details required in his many hobbies, keep him in touch with the requirements of precise sight.

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Dr. Tahir's Care Philosophy

While many office have a very lengthily mission statement, our office philosophy is very simple; "If you always do what is best for the patient you can't go wrong." We strive in making sure we provide the best option for your eyecare needs. If you look good, we look go. It's just that simple.

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Joilet EyeCare Associates301 Springfield Ave
Joliet, IL 60435
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Dr. Tahir's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Tauseef Tahir is a graduate of Thornwood High School, the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and earned his doctorate degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2002.

He has received specialized training in low vision, vision therapy, disease and its management in various areas across the United States. He was nationally recognized as the only member of the graduating class of 2002 to receive the William Feinbloom Low Vision Award showing excellence in training and patient care.

He has completed extensive training programs aimed at fitting difficult contact lens cases, glaucoma, retinal disease, diabetes, macular degeneration management and pediatrics. Dr. Tahir is fully DPA (diagnostic pharmaceutical agent) and TPA (therapeutic pharmaceutical agent) certified as well as fully certified for oral medication prescriptions as deemed by the state of IL.

Dr. Tahir has helped kids as young as 4 months old to adults of 96 years young and has been providing care for over 12 years.  He is an avid hobbyist in radio control helicopters/airplanes (RC and full scale), CNC machining, woodworking, saltwater fish, and photography. He enjoys designing and maintaining his own office website as well as their office reef tank. The details required in his many hobbies, keep him in touch with the requirements of precise sight. 

Dr. Tahir's Care Philosophy

While many office have a very lengthily mission statement, our office philosophy is very simple; "If you always do what is best for the patient you can't go wrong." We strive in making sure we provide the best option for your eyecare needs. If you look good, we look go. It's just that simple.  

Dr. Tahir's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Optometry
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Optometry

Conditions Treated

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia

Education

  • Medical School
    Illinois College of Optometry
  • Undergraduate School
    University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Optometry
  • Contact Lens Fitting
  • Contact Lens Technology
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Low Vision Rehabilitation
  • Pediatric Optometry
  • Sports Vision
  • Vision Therapy

Procedures Performed

  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • LASIK
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening