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Dr. Michael Paxhia, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Des Plaines, IL, with another office in Des Plaines, IL. He has 23 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Paxhia is affiliated with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, St Francis Hospital and Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Michael Paxhia has the following 12 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


1400 E Golf Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016


2454 E Dempster St
Des Plaines, IL 60016

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