Javeria Azhar, O.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Javeria Azhar received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She then received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry. She completed her residency training in Cornea and Contact Lens at the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry. After her residency training, she stayed on at the same university as an Adjunct Assistant Professor. Dr. Azhar is passionate about teaching and has a strong interest in dry eye disease and specialty contact lenses. In clinic, her focus is on providing primary care and medically necessary contact lens services. Dr. Azhar is a member of American Optometric Association, Illinois Optometric Association and American Academy of Optometry.