Learn More about Our Optometrist, Dr. Steven Chander

Dr. Steven Chander, our eye doctor's headshotDr. Steven Chander is the clinical director of Primary Eye Care Associates, a state-of-the-art eye care clinic in Southside Chicago near Bridgeview and Hinsdale. Our optometrist, Dr. Chander, and his staff provide exceptional care and a full range of designer eyeglasses and contact lenses. If you are seeking the latest in eye care treatments and techniques with a focus on customized care and personal attention, contact Primary Eye Care Associates today to schedule your initial consultation. 

Discover the Primary Eye Care Associates Difference

Primary Eye Care Associates is a patient-focused practice that provides exceptional service for patients of every age. We never want our patients to feel rushed, so we take the time to address all their concerns and educate them on every aspect of eye health. Our experienced staff can handle virtually every eye care need.

About Steven Chander, O.D.

"I became fascinated with vision as a young child. My sister needed eyeglasses at a very young age. Her first pair of glasses made such a wonderful impact on her life, I knew that I wanted to help others the way my sister was helped with our most precious gift...our eye health and vision. I concentrated on spending many years in advanced training, including several externships in specialized areas of medical and visual eye health. Even now as an optometrist, I spend over the required amount of time learning new advancements in our profession. It is a passion of mine.

When I started practicing in 1995, my goal was to provide Total Eye Health Care with effective diagnosis and treatment of eye disease, using only the best in technology and optical products like eyeglass lenses and contact lenses. Today, I'm proud to say that I've not only upheld these standards, but have created the model clinic from which our profession can learn. In addition, you'll feel confident in our constant education program for our staff, and my board certification.

Finally I believe in very personalized one-on-one attention and care, all of our patients receive unhurried attention every step of the way. That's I will thoroughly explain your condition and treatment options in very simple easy to understand language. Your findings are always followed up with a detailed report in writing reminding you of your visit, the options and recommendations for you to keep for your medical eye health records.

I will always take the time to answer questions and address concerns 24 hours, 7 days a week.

As clinical director, I oversee our team’s engagement in education.  We are constantly learning new efficiencies in serving our patients, developing new systems and bringing on new eyewear and eyecare technologies.  I also help our team work best together in an environment that creates excitement and motivation to become better well rounded eye care professionals.  My hope is to have all my team take home values learned here, serving our patients, to better improve their personal lives at home and with their families as well.  I also see our pediatric, adult and senior patients serving to ensure a healthy long life of best eyesight!"

Board-Certified: National Board of Examiners in Optometry

Residency: Chicago Medical Center department of Ophthalmology

Lecture Circuit: Midwest area providing educational topics to medical eye health professionals.

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In his spare time, Dr. Chander enjoys spending quality time with his Fiancé Julie, their two doggies Maxx and Nikko and  kids Shaun, Shyal, Sabrina and Danielle and Grandson Myles.

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Optometrist Insurance Services

  • Medicare assignment accepted
  • Insurance claims filed for you
  • Most vision plans accepted, including:
    • VSP
    • EyeMed
    • Davis vision
    • Most medical plans accepted, including Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Financial Information

Visa, Master Card, Discover logosFlexible payment plans are available to suit every budget. MasterCard®, Visa, Discover, cash, checks, and money orders are accepted.

24 Hour Emergency Services

Because eye care emergencies do not occur only during business hours, our eye care professionals are available to handle emergencies 24 hours a day.

Contact Primary Eye Care Associates

If you would like to speak with the optometrist, Dr. Steven Chander, about your eye care needs, contact Primary Eye Care Associates today.

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Dr. Steven Chander

Primary Eye Care Associates

Primary Eye Care Associates is a family-friendly vision care practice in Chicago. Led by our eye doctor, Dr. Steven Chander, our practice provides a variety of services, features a state-of-the-art optical laboratory, and includes an optical boutique with designer frames. Dr. Chander is certified by:

  • The National Board of Examiners in Optometry
  • The American Optometric Association

To schedule an appointment with our team, please fill out our online form or call (773) 735-6090.

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