Dr. Tauseef Tahir, OD

Optometry  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
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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.

301 Springfield Ave

Joliet, IL 60435

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Dr. Tauseef Tahir, OD

Dr. Tauseef Tahir, OD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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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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Specialties

  • Optometry
  • Contact Lens Fitting
  • Contact Lens Technology
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Low Vision Rehabilitation
  • Pediatric Optometry
  • Sports Vision
  • Vision Therapy
1

Board Certifications

  • Optometry
    Accredited by: American Board of Optometry
20

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
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Procedures

  • 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

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.

Education

  • University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Illinois College Of Optometry
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tahir has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tahir's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tahir to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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
Patient Comments (1)
in Joliet, IL |
We had a great experience with Dr. Tahir and his staff! So helpful and comforting; it felt as if we were visiting with family/friends when we were there. I would absolutely recommend his office for anyone!
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Dr. Tahir accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna PPO
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
  • Superior Vision
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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