Wicker Park Eye Center provides comprehensive eye care to adults and children eight and older living in and around Chicago, Illinois. Board-certified ophthalmologist Daniel Tepper, MD, focuses on excellence in patient care and has extensive experience using advanced techniques to treat many acute and chronic eye conditions, including macular degeneration.
Dr. Tepper also provides vision screenings and refractive error correction services to ensure that each of his patients enjoys sharp, clear vision through all phases of their lives. A variety of fashionable and affordable eyeglasses, contacts, and other eyewear for kids and adults are available on-site.
The state-of-the-art eye care center features diagnostic services, including dilated eye exams and glaucoma testing. Fluorescein angiograms are available on-site to diagnose diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Tepper also offers skin prick tests in-office to identify environmental triggers of eye allergies.
Wicker Park Eye Center is well-regarded for their expertise in the minimally invasive treatment of dry eyes. Advanced technologies, like intense pulsed light (IPL) lasers and LipiFlow®, are available to stimulate glands to produce higher-quality tears.
Dr. Tepper also specializes in minimally invasive cataract surgery to treat hazy vision. He offers an array of intraocular lenses (IOL) to correct refractive errors like nearsightedness (myopia) and astigmatism.
Individuals interested in LASIK surgery can work with Wicker Park Eye Center’s network of highly skilled LASIK surgeons. Dr. Tepper collaborates with the experienced surgeons and provides complete care before and after surgery.
Flexible scheduling is available with minimal wait times for routine and urgent care appointments. The staff creates a welcoming environment and provides various educational resources for families to improve and maintain superior eye health and vision.
Call Wicker Park Eye Center in Chicago, Illinois, today to schedule a consultation for yourself or your family or book your appointment online.
Daniel Tepper, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist and practices comprehensive ophthalmology with a focus on advanced cataract surgery and the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. He sees patients at Wicker Park Eye Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Tepper received his undergraduate and master’s degrees in the biological sciences from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He then completed his medical training in 1991 at Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, where he graduated with honors and was recognized for his clinical research in ophthalmology.
After completing his ophthalmology residency at Tulane, Dr. Tepper was invited to join the school’s medical staff, where he taught surgical skills to ophthalmology residents. In 1997, he returned to practice in his hometown of Chicago.
Dr. Tepper is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and an adjunct clinical professor at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He actively supports the Blind Service Association as a prior board member and has several society memberships, including the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Illinois Association of Ophthalmology, and the Chicago Ophthalmological Society.
Since his teenage years, Dr. Tepper has been an avid proponent of utilizing proper nutrition and fitness to prevent disease, and he frequently integrates nutritional information into the care of his patients.
Dr. Tepper looks forward to working with new and existing Wicker Park Eye Center patients.
Dr. Parisha Shah is a fellowship-trained optometrist who earned her doctor of optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. She graduated with honors and began practicing in Chicago immediately after graduation. Dr. Shah is an optometrist at our eye care center, an active member of the American Optometric Association, and a member of the Illinois Optometric Association. Dr. Shah believes that trust between the patient and the doctor plays an important role in optometry, and she goes above and beyond to connect with each person on a deeply personal level when they walk through our doors.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Dr. Parisha Shah is a medically oriented optometrist that provides comprehensive eye care. She has a particular interest in ocular disease, pre- and post-operative surgical care, and dry eye management. In addition, she has extensive experience with specialty contact lens fittings for various corneal diseases and myopia control via orthokeratology.
Dr. Shah understands the importance of creating a trusting patient-doctor relationship and strives to connect with each of her patients on a personal level.
Dr. Shah completed her undergraduate degree in biology at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN in 2008. She then went on to receive her doctor of optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago in 2012. Here, she received honors for excellent patient care during her clinical rotations and graduated cum laude honors. She is an active member of the American Optometric Association and Illinois Optometric Association.
Dr. Shah has been practicing in the Chicagoland area since 2012 and currently lives with her husband. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, traveling, and above all, spending time with her friends and family.