Edward Q Yavitz, MD Ophthalmology

Dr. Edward Q Yavitz, MD

Loves Park, IL 61111
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About Dr. Edward Q Yavitz, MD

Dr. Edward Q Yavitz, MD is a doctor primarily located in Loves Park, IL. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology.

Dr. Yavitz, MD has received the following awards:


Hauser Ross – Yavitz Eye Center 4105 N Perryville Rd Loves Park, IL 61111


Dr. Edward Q Yavitz, MD has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

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.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Edward Q Yavitz, MD has the following 11 expertise

  • Vision Issues
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eye Pain
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Blindness
  • Glaucoma
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures
  • Eye Exam
  • Cataract


3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2013)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2017, 2013)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


44 Years Experience

Harvard Medical School

Graduated in 1977

Newton Wellesley Hospital


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Edward Yavitz, M.D., founder of Yavitz Eye Center, is an ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract, glaucoma, corneal transplant and LASIK laser vision correction surgery. Dr. Yavitz attended the University of California and Harvard Medical Schools. He holds 35 surgical and commercial U.S. patents, and has taught his techniques to eye surgeons in the United States, Canada, Brazil, England, France, Malta, Italy, Sweden, and most recently, China. Edward Yavitz M.D. is a pioneer in the practice and refinement of cataract and refractive surgery for over 30 years. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and was among the first group of eye surgeons to be examined and certified by the American College of Eye Surgeons specifically in refractive surgery. As Yavitz Eye Center is an affiliate of Hauser-Ross Eye Institute, Dr. Yavitz also performs surgeries out of our Sycamore location.