McCarthy Eye Center, S.C.

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Oak Park Ophthalmologist Office Phone: 708.848.2030

Elmhurst Ophthalmologist Office Phone: 630.279.2030



Your Ophthalmologist in Chicago

We are pleased that you have taken the time to visit the McCarthy Eye Center website.  Ours is a family based (father and son) ophthalmology practice which has served the west side of Chicago and near western suburbs for 50 years.  Our practice specializes in surgery and diseases of the eye.  We perform the following procedures:

  • no-stitch, topical cataract surgery
  • glaucoma and diabetic laser surgeries
  • pterygium surgery
  • lid lesion removal surgery
  • eyelid surgery 
  • and other eye surgeries. 

Our services include full ophthalmological exams.  Your general eye examination will include evaluation of your eyes for:

  • cataracts 
  • glaucoma
  • retinal disease
  • macular degeneration
  • corneal disease
  • systemic disease such as diabetes and hypertension in the eye
  • nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism
  • emergent eye conditions, such as red, painful, itchy or watery eyes or sudden onset of decreased vision or flashes and floaters.  

We examine and treat patients of all ages and we prescribe and fit glasses and contact lenses.  Dr. James McCarthy and Dr. Timothy McCarthy are both board certified ophthalmologists who offer high quality general ophthalmological care. 

We have two offices to serve your needs.  Our main office is located in Oak Park and our satellite office is located in Elmhurst at the Elmhurst Memorial Center for Health.  Your time is valuable, so we strive to keep your wait time to a minimum.  We pride ourselves on being available to answer your questions promptly by phone or in person.  Your individual needs and concerns are our foremost priority.

Thank you for choosing the McCarthy Eye Center.  We appreciate your confidence in our physicians and staff.  Our mission is to provide you with the highest quality eye care.                                                                                                                    

Dr. James McCarthy, Board Certified Ophthalmologist

Dr. Timothy McCarthy, Board Certified Ophthalmologist 


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We Provide
  • Complete eye examinations by board certified ophthalmologists
  • State of the art equipment
  • Offices located in Oak Park and Elmhurst
  • Offices are handicapped accessible
  • Se habla espanol
  • We file all insurance claims
  • We accept Medicare and other insurance assignment
  • Free parking available in back of clinic
  • On site optical shop (Oak Park location)

Eye doctors in Oak Park or eye doctors in Elmhurst

James L. McCarthy, M.D. 
Timothy J. McCarthy, D.O.
McCarthy Eye Center, S.C. * 7055 W. North Avenue * Oak Park * IL * 60302 * (708) 848-2030
                                     * 1200 S. York Road, Suite 3290 * Elmhurst * IL * 60126 * (630) 279-2030