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Dr. Shari


Dr. Shari Jurgensen joined her father at Dr. Jurgensen & Associates after earning her Doctorate of Optometry from Illinois College of Optometry in 1996. She had been an optometric assistant and optician for her father since she was 15 years old. Dr. Shari took over the practice in 2000.

After completing her undergraduate work at University of Iowa, Dr. Shari went on to Illinois College of Optometry. As a student, she was president of VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services for Humanity) for 2 years and was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society and Gold Key Honor Society. Dr. Shari completed her externship at Wesley Jessen contact lens company (now Ciba Corporation) specializing in contact lenses and also was recipient of the SunSoft Award for Achievement in Contact Lenses.Dr. Shari currently serves as a Board Member at TLC Laser Eye Centers. She is board certified in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease and has completed numerous post graduate courses in laser vision correction, corneal reshaping therapy, and therapeutic management of eye disease. She is also a member of the American Optometric Association, the Orthokeratology Acedemy of America, the Illinois Optometric Association, and the West Suburban Optometric Association. Dr. Shari specializes in pediatrics, corneal reshaping therapy, bifocal/specialty contact lens fitting, and pre/post-operative surgical care. She welcomes all new patients.


We hope that you and your family have remained safe and healthy during this public health crisis.  Due to social distancing, we will be limited at the number of patients we are able to see in a day.  We appreciate your patience during this time.

What We Did To Prepare Our Office to Re-Open

When possible, please come alone to your appointment. If you need to bring a companion to your appointment, we ask they wait in the car unless the patient is a minor. When scheduling for children, please only bring the child that has a scheduled appointment. Please wear a mask or suitable face covering as per state regulations. Doctors and staff will be wearing masks. There are protective face shields on our exam equipment. Sanitized exam lanes and equipment have always been our practice. Based on the CDC's latest recommendations, we have added extra precautions and additional steps specific to this pandemic.

Thank you for your patience. We will not only get through this, but we will emerge stronger after it!