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3104 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL, 60659

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Dr. Gelb is a native of Chicago where she went to University of Illinois and graduated with a Bachelor of Science with Highest Distinction in Biological Sciences. She then went on to pursue her optometric degree at Illinois College of Optometry and graduated in 2004. Dr. Gelb attended her externships at West Side Veterans Hospital, Illinois Eye Institute and St. James Hospital. Her professional affiliations include: American Optometric Association, Illinois Optometric Association, Associate member of College Of Vision Development (COVD) and Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society Dr. Gelb has worked in and around the West Rogers Park area of Chicago for the last 8 years. She is experienced in Performing comprehensive eye examinations for all ages Fitting the latest technology in both rigid and soft contact lenses Diagnosis and treating a wide range of ocular diseases and infections Evaluating and managing vision therapy Conducting pre/post-operative patient care and emergency services.

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Beautiful office, very polite and super helpful associates. Came in for my annual exam and needed glasses. The associate whom helped me (did not get her name) stood by my side the entire time with suggestions on frames, which I highly appreciate. Definitely will be back for myself and my family.

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I had a great experience visit Dr.Gelb for my routine eye checkup. I would definitely recommend her for everyone.

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Everything was PERFECT!

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Dr. Gelb and her staff were very professional and thorough. Dr Gelb is very friendly and took the time to answer all my questions and explain what she was doing. The office was clean and nice, and the wait time was minimal (<5 min). I highly recommend her!

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Dr Gelb is the best friendly and helps keep cost down.

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Dr. Gelb and other staff were friendly professional, who were attentive to my questions and Dr. Gelb advised me regarding her findings.

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The staff was very professional. The appointment was kept on time.

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Such a caring group of professionals there!

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This was my first time seeing Dr. Gelb, but I’ll certainly be back. Pros: I arrived a little early but was seen right away, and the doctor and her staff were warm, thorough, and efficient. Cons: Honestly? None. I had a very pleasant experience and am quite satisfied.

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Dr. Gelb is incredible -- kind, through, and you can tell she truly wants what is best for you.

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amazing, friendly, and quick!

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Dr. Shira Gelb was very professional, helpful and friendly. The office was very neat and clen, also the staff were very nice and friendly. I was pleased with my visit..:)

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Very friendly and explained everything so well!

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Professional & fast.

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great experience with this eye doc.

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Dr Gelb is very thorough and she explains everything she is doing. She put mg teenage sons at ease.

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Excellent care, attentive to details and treating the patient as a whole (noticed slight vision impairment that may have farther reaching impact). Staff is very friendly and patient, especially with young children. Clean, bright office. Highly recommend

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Dr. Gelb is super friendly and professional!

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Walking in to a new place is sometimes difficult for me. I felt welcome as soon as I arrived. I was 15 min early for my appointment and I was out quickly with all of the exam things done. The pricing for new lenses for me was good. I will be going back next year.

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Great experience. Very efficient and courteous service.

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It was incredible. I would highly recommend Shira and her staff to anyone looking for excellent eye care - Dr. Gelb is the best!

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I highly recommend Dr Shira

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Dr was really friendly and the staff as well. Would highly recommend this place for eye exams.

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very good eye dr Highly Recommended!

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Great office, great staff, great doctor. Going to any doctor us never a fun event in life, but this group of ladies are all smiling and kind, making the time there quick and painless.. I'll be back for sure.

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Great doctor. Very thorough and answers all questions

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Very good experience. Very nice doctor. Office very clean and staff very nice. I was in a rush and they got me in and out fast!!

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Professional, friendly, informing. I had a great experience with Dr. Gelb and her staff.

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Shira and her staff are very friendly and welcoming!

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Very friendly Doctor and Staff! Highly recommend

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Kind, thorough, excellent care. I even bring all the members of my family to Dr. Gelb. I recommend her to everyone.

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Everyone in the office was very personable. The receptionist was able to provide detailed information about what my insurance did (and did not) cover.

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The office was clean and everyone was extremely professional and courteous! They even found a discount through my insurance that I was not aware of. Best of all, there were no high pressure sales tactics. The office ladies had me look at frames anyway, of course, but when I mentioned I was on a pretty strict budget they respected that without pressure. The exam itself was very professional and streamlined and Dr Gelb was very thorough. I have a high vision prescription, so it was great to be in such good hands!

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Excellent visit at clinic. Very well organized and staffed. Dr. Gelb was nice, friendly, and most importantly thoroughly explained what she noticed from the examination and offered recommendations as to how to better protect the eyes from future problems. Overall pleasant experience.

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Doctor Gelb was professional to the max! She's got a excellent bedside manner, plus she is very reassuring if you have a problem like I did. I'm making her my new Optometrist, she's great. Staff was very professional, accommodating and friendly. Plus she's conveniently located. Happy patient.

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The office was very nice and everyone was friendly and helpful.

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Completely satisfied.

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Very professional office. I felt like I had a very thorough exam. I would highly recommend.

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Dr. Gelb is great! I didn't have to wait long (less than 15 minutes). She's very professional, thorough and matter of fact. I had a short but pleasant experience with her and her staff. Highly recommended! :)

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Very professional and treatment and every one was really friendly and helpful.

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