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About Dr. Steven E Sicher

Dr. Steven E Sicher, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Peoria, IL. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Sicher is affiliated with Unitypoint Methodist Medical Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

3 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Steven E Sicher is Great. Dr. Steven E Sicher has been rated by 3 patients. From those 3 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Steven E Sicher is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Illinois Eye Center

8921 N Wood Sage Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
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Specialties

Dr. Steven E Sicher has the following 1 specialty

  • Ophthalmology

    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. Steven E Sicher has the following 11 expertise

  • Macular Degeneration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Vision Issues
  • Cataract
  • Sports Medicine
  • Eye Exam
  • Blindness
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Eye Pain
  • Diabetic Retinopathy

Dr. Steven E Sicher has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Steven E Sicher is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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He might be a very smart doctor, but I didn't feel like he understood my problem

Went in complaining of dry eyes. He told me he "sees this a lot in post menopausal women" (I'm 35) and that I needed tear duct plugs. When I said that didn't feel right to me and asked what other options were out there, he told me none. Come to find out, I have inflammatory bowel disease and the eye inflammation is related to that. If he had asked more questions about my overall health, he may have suggested I get checked out by a gastroenterologist and I could have gotten to the bottom if my health problems before they became severe. I'm sure this doctor has a lot of knowledge, but I didn't feel like he listened to me as an expert on myself and I feel like he just wasn't interested in explaining anything or looking further for a solution once he had decided what the solution should be. I never followed up with him because I just didn't think my eye dryness was caused by an unexplained inability to produce enough tears, and I certainly wasn't willing to accept that I should accept the same treatment as all those post-menopausal women he referred to. I need to feel like a doctor understands what the underlying problem is before I feel confident in their ability to prescribe the correct course of action to help symptoms improve.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Sicher is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    43 Years Experience

  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University Medical Center

    Graduated in 1975

  • Lenox Hill Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Steven E Sicher accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health and Life IL PPO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
    • Coventry IL PPO
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
    • Coventry MO PPO
    • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Illinois Eye Center, 8921 N Wood Sage Rd, Peoria, IL

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