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Dr. Manal M Hajali, OD

Dr. Manal M Hajali, OD

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    Overview

    Dr. Hajali is board certified by the American board of Optometry, she completed her undergraduate studies and graduated with honors from the University of Illinois at Chicago, then finished her doctorate degree from Illinois College of Optometry graduating magna cum Laude. During school, Dr. Hajali was elected to join the Tomb and Key Honor society, and she received an award of clinical excellence. She has gained her training in advanced care and ocular diseases at Kirk Eye Center and Panton Eye Center, where she also got her training in fitting contact lenses including specialty contacts. In addition to her training in pediatrics, vision therapy and low vision at the Illinois Eye institute, Dr. Hajali participated in the pediatric outreach program, where she examined a large number of infants, toddlers, and kids in many Chicago schools and daycares, she also participated in providing exams to patients with special needs in Illinois Center of Rehab and Education and in the Victor Newman Center. She finished her hospital-based externship at Jesse Brown VA medical Center, where she had an excellent training in diagnosing and managing many ocular diseases such as glaucoma. Later on, Dr Hajali was elected to become a faculty as a fellow at the Ophthalmology department in the University of Illinois Medical Center, where she completed a fellowship in hereditary retinal diseases and electrophysiology under the supervision of Dr. Gerald Fishman, where she has trained in providing retinal consultations and analyzing the genetic flow of retinal diseases in patient’s families. She investigated several hereditary retinal diseases, and developed research projects and published articles to help in future treatment trials.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Optometrist (Eye & Vision Specialist)

    Education & Training

    University of Illinois (Fellowship)

    Doctorate - Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine

    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by an Optometrist (Eye & Vision Specialist), like Dr. Manal Hajali, may include:

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    Insurances

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    Locations

    Quality Eye Care Clinic

    502 Waverly Drive

    Elgin, IL 60120

    (847) 697-7771

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    Recognitions

    Memberships & Associations

    American Optometric Association

    Member

    Illinois Optometric Association

    Member

    Illinois Association for Prevention of Blindness

    Member

    Publications

    Dorzolamide Use in the Management of Macular Cysts in A Patient With Enhanced S-Cone Syndrome

    Retinal Cases & Brief reports, 2009

    Interocular Difference

    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2009

    Diagnosis in a Patient with Fundus Albipunctatus and Atypical Fundus Changes

    Doc Ophthalmol, 2008

    The Prevalence of Cystoid Macular Oedema

    Br J Ophthalmol, 2008

    The Prevalence of Cystoid Macular Oedema on Optical Coherence Tomography

    Eye, 2009

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Manal Hajali accepting new patients?

    Yes, Dr. Manal Hajali is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Dr. Manal Hajali offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Hajali's office at (847) 697-7771 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Dr. Manal Hajali offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Hajali's office at (847) 697-7771 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Dr. Manal Hajali speak?

    Dr. Manal Hajali speaks English.

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