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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctor and staff who make Tara N. Van De Wyngaerde, O.D., P.C. the leading provider of vision care products and services in Mendota.

Tara N. Van De Wyngaerde, O.D., P.C.

Dr. Tara acquired the practice of Dr. P. Daniel Doyle in July of 2007. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2007 from the Illinois College of Optometry where she graduated with honors. She also received a Bachelors in Science of Visual Science degree. During her clinical training, Dr. Tara managed patients at the Indiana Crown Point Veterans Administration with cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic and hypertensive eye disease. While in Englewood, Colorado she worked with binocular vision dysfunction patients and performed vision therapy. During her time at the Illinois College of Optometry, Dr. Tara managed emergency cases in the Advanced Care department, performed exams on patients with low vision needs and saw post-op cataract and retinal surgery patients. Dr. Tara also co-managed lasik, cataract, and penetrating keratoplasty patients at Chicago Cornea Consultants. She has extensive experience in fitting bifocal contact lenses, co-managing surgery patients, managing ocular disease, including glaucoma, and treating ocular infections. Dr. Tara is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Illinois Optometric Association. She truly enjoys running and being outdoors and absolutely loves spending time with her children and husband!