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Dr. John Michael, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Crystal Lake, IL, with another office in Niles, IL. He has 29 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Michael is affiliated with Resurrection Medical Center, Memorial Medical Center and St Francis Hospital. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. John Michael has the following 19 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.


An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.

Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.


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Locations & Directions

Retina Institute

820 E Terra Cotta Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Mercy Center for Corrective Eye-Niles

8780 W Golf Rd
Niles, IL 60714

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