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Nishat Alvi, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Barrington, IL. She has 25 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Nishat Alvi is affiliated with Advocate Sherman Hospital, Sherman Hospital and Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Nishat Alvi has the following 10 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

Vision Institute of Illinois

602 Fox Glen Ct
Barrington, IL 60010

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