Dr. Richard Butz, OD

Optometry  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
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Dr. Richard Butz, OD
Dr. Butz is a graduate of the University of Iowa and the Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Butz specializes in primary eye care, contact lens fitting, glaucoma detection and treatment, diabetic retinal disease detection, and red eye treatment. In 1990, Dr. Butz purchased the private practice of Naperville optometrist, Dr. Frederick Boulton. Dr. Butz regularly leads eye care missions to a remote region of Haiti. In Haiti, Dr. Butz and his team provide eyeglasses, medications, and other eye care to the impoverished people of the area. Dr. Butz has been a member of the Naperville Noon Lions club for over 30 years. He has served as the club's president on two occasions. He has earned several awards, lead successful fundraisers, served as secretary, and been a board member for many years. Dr. Butz is also an Associate Professor of Clinical Optometry for the Western University College of Optometry. Dr. Butz and his wife, Karen, live in Naperville, where they have raised three sons. Dr. Butz enjoys swimming, gardening, sailing, and traveling.

1112 S Washington St Ste 201

Naperville, IL 60540

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Dr. Richard Butz, OD

Dr. Richard Butz, OD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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  • Optometry
  • Contact Lens Fitting
  • Occupational Optometry
  • Pediatric Optometry
  • Sports Vision

Board Certifications

Dr. Butz does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

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


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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Illinois College of Optometry
    Medical School | Graduated 1983

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Average wait time
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Patient Comments (1)
in Tinley Park, IL |
Great office. Front desk is very welcoming. Doctor took his time and answered all my questions. Afterwards the Opticians helped me pick out glasses to fit my face and budget. I did not feel rushed or pressured. Great experience all around.
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Dr. Butz accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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