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Wicker Park Eye Center

Welcome to Wicker Park Eye Center

Ophthalmology located in Chicago, IL

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.

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When it comes to your eye care needs, you want the best possible team on your side to protect your vision for a lifetime. Wicker Park Eye Center is a state-of-the-art eye care center offering comprehensive care from the most highly trained eye doctors.
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We Educate Patients
At our eye care center, we strive to provide complex details in clear terms. During every treatment, we provide helpful information and instructions to empower our patients to make informed decisions about their eye care.
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We Respect Patients
We know that you are busy, and we appreciate the opportunity to fit into your schedule. Because we respect your schedule and your time, we attempt to minimize wait times at our Chicago, IL office.
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We Serve Patients of All Ages
We understand that your vision needs change as you age so our eye care center caters to the needs of children and adults. No matter what your needs are, our goal is to help you maintain or restore clear vision.
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Supplements at our Office

Just like other parts of your body, your eyes need proper nutrients to function and feel healthy. Dr. Tepper offers Physician Recommended Nutriceuticals® (PRN) products to help patients maintain good eye health with Omega-3s and other nutritional supplements. Each PRN product is specially formulated to improve dry eye, support your macular tissue, and promote retina health. Additionally, all products are completely safe and free of dangerous toxins.

Based on your individual needs, Dr. Tepper can recommend a set of supplements to support your ocular health for a lifetime.
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Meet Our Providers

Daniel Tepper, MD

Daniel Tepper, MD

Ophthalmology & Eye Surgery

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.

Parisha Shah, OD

Parisha Shah, OD

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.



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.

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Nice professional services and treatment always . I live in Berwyn and come here for all my eye care.
Really great and friendly staff and Doctors.

Noe Sanchez
The visit was great. The doctor was very informative and explain everything well.

Maria Campos
Excellent staff and a great experience. Clean facility and friendly people to deal with.

Antonio Montalvo
The whole staff was very professional and courteous to my mom. I would definitely recommend this place to everyone. I give this entire staff a 10+. Keep up the great 👍 👌 👏 work.

Amelia Flores
Thanks Dr Daniel j. Tepper for your wonderful care and wonderful customer service. Thanks for your wonderful technician service and the wonderful 👍 receptionist care. Thanks for taking care of both my dad and my mom you are the best of the best .

Mjed Shackour
All the staff were great. Dr. Tepper was a calming experience; I'm not comfortable with people being too close! Surgeries were quick. everyone from Masonic were on the ball too! Eye sight is great, i can now see pot holes i usually drove through on my Harley!

Stanley Kwiecinski
Friendly, organized, and pretty punctual with appointments. I've never had any problems with Dr. Tepper, who's been my doctor for many years. If you have any questions, he will answer them thoroughly.


Insurances We Accept
We gladly accept most insurance plans. Our team can help you file the appropriate documentation to ensure you get the most from your benefits. Contact us to confirm if we take your specific insurance.