Dr. Steven Wexler, OD

Dr. Steven Wexler, OD

Optometry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Steven Wexler, OD is an optometrist in Waukegan, IL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Illinois College Of Optometry in 1992 and specializes in optometry, acute care surgery, and more.Read his story

3900 Fountain Square Pl

Waukegan, IL 60085

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Insurance Accepted

  • Avesis
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • March Vision Care
  • Medicaid
  • Spectera
  • Superior Vision

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Dr. Wexler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wexler "The Eye Care Office and Contact Lens Center of Dr. Steve Wexler has been around a long time, and Dr. Wexler has the eye care experience to take care of all kinds of problems. His optometrist internship training combined with practicing eye care in many types of vision care settings including private optometry offices, a surgical ophthalmologist practice and corporate optometry centers have been instrumental in developing his expertise. Dr. Wexler has dedicated over 11 years of eye care services to the residents of Waukegan, North Chicago, Gurnee, Abbott Park, Zion, and Winthrop Harbor, and Lake Bluff. Dr. Steve Wexler is not employed by Walmart but maintains his own independent eye and vision care practice within the confines of a Walmart Vision Center. He is strictly a service-based optometrist. Dr. Wexler prescribes contact lenses and glasses on a daily basis treats complicated eye and vision conditions. After a thorough examination, the patient receives a copy of his or her eyeglass or contact lens prescription. It is the patient's choice where he or she purchases the products. Having a great working relationship with Walmart and its Vision Center technicians allows Dr. Wexler more time to focus on patient care and less time on administrative issues. And through Walmart, the glasses and contacts lenses are of excellent value. This relationship always benefits the patients. The Waukegan Walmart has a huge selection of eyeglasses starting at budget friendly $9.00 frames. The glasses are backed by a great warranty. Walmart Vision Center provides a wide line of name brand styles including sunglasses and safety frames. Dr. Wexler uses many state-of-the art instruments to his eye care office and performs advanced procedures. His treatment and services range from prescribing a wide variety of contact lens types to assessing children, young adults and those adults who are now having reading difficulties as near as well as those who have developed age-related eye health conditions. The practice is highly experienced in assessing and treating a wide variety of eye health problems and eye emergencies like foreign particle removals, acute infection, abrasions, and double vision. The office performs complete diabetic and glaucoma examinations. Good patient care is also about good communication. We have strong relationships with other healthcare doctors around the area to make sure you get the best care because consistency counts. We communicate with our patients' primary care doctors, endocrinologists, internal medicine physicians, and dentists to keep them informed about our patients' eye health as well as work with ophthalmologist specialists in retina and cataract surgeries for secondary care. Taking care of eyes to make a difference in peoples' lives is what we do best. Call us today for an appointment at or make it online at our website."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wexler "Our goal is simple: To enhance the lives of our patients by providing great quality eye care to maintain their best vision and eye health, every day.

We dedicate our professional lives by:  Honesty, integrity, and excellence combined with compassion and a touch of humor, every day.

Celebrating over 20 years in the profession of Optometry, Dr. Wexler continues his passion of personalized, compassionate, and professional eye care for every patient, young or mature regardless of circumstance.

He has never been more excited and passionate about treating the simplest problems to the very multifaceted cases that he works with on a daily basis. Important to him is his partner relationships with his patients through understanding their specific needs and creating solutions and treatment plans tailored to their situations."

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7  Specialties

  • Optometry
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Contact Lens Fitting
  • Contact Lens Technology
  • Ophthalmic Pathology
  • Pediatrics

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Wexler does not have any board certifications listed.

26  Conditions Treated

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Convergence Insufficiency
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Infections
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Vision Disorders
  • Vision Impairment
  • Visual Field Defects

13  Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University Of Illinois
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Illinois College Of Optometry
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Gilchrist-Marchman Center-Chicago; Minneapolis Society For The Blind-Minnesota
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • The Illinois College Of Optometry; Illinois Eye Institute
    Other Education | Completed 1992

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Steven Wexler, OD
Very informative and friendly. Not pushy on sales but genuinely cares for the patient.
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Jim Stirnichuk in Beach Park,IL – May 12, 2017
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Dr. Wexler was very friendly and informative. I love my new contacts! Super comfy.
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Gurnee, IL – Mar 31, 2017
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