Dr. George Panagakis is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist specializing in Comprehensive Ophthalmology. He has earned a reputation as an outstanding clinician, surgeon and educator. He is the recipient of the Golden Apple Award by the University of Illinois College of Medicine. This award recognizes Dr. Panagakis as "a faculty member who has provided distinguished teaching and who represents the highest of professional ideals."
In 2015, Dr. George Panagakis was one of only three finalists for Physician of the Year at Carle Physician Group. This group consists of 400 physicians practicing in 80 specialties located in 14 communities and serving a patient base of more than 1.5 million.
Dr. Panagakis is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of sight. He provides advanced, professional care for your eyes, from comprehensive eye exams to delicate surgery. Dr. Panagakis uses state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to give you the best results.
He continues to provide trusted medical advice on eye care in forums that include national news radio, journals and a variety of conferences.
In addition to routine eye examinations and prescriptions for eyeglasses and contact lenses, we provide top-quality services to treat a range of eye problems including cataracts, glaucoma, dry eye, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and corneal disease, and also surgical treatment for cancer of the eyelid and face.
Comprehensive testing is available for early detection of glaucoma, as are medication and surgery if glaucoma is detected. We offer needle-free cataract surgery. We perform refractive surgery for vision correction, including laser procedures such as LASIK and PRK featuring Wavefront technology.
Dr. Panagakis also performs cosmetic eye care services including BOTOX® Cosmetic, eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) and surgical treatment for ptosis (drooping of the upper eyelid).
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