Dr. Rafferty is a graduate of Aurora University with a BA in Biology and Nova Southwestern University College of Optometry in Ft. Lauderdale, FL in 1997, where he was awarded the Aran Excellence in Ocular Disease Award. Dr. Dhaliwal and Dr. Rafferty are long time colleagues. Dr. Rafferty provides treatment and management of ocular disease and handles contact lens fitting for the treatment of different sight limiting ocular disease utilizing specialized scleral and mini-scleral contact lenses. He also has extensive experience in orthokeratology,which is the use of specialized gas permeable contact lenses to correct your vision while you sleep. Upon awakening you remove the lenses and will experience good vision during the day without utilizing vision correction.
Dr. Rafferty is a member of the American Optometric Association, Illinois Optometric Association and the Fox Valley Optometric Society, where he has held leadership role. He grew up in Wheaton and currently lives with his wife Peggy and their two sons in St. Charles. He is active as a den leader for his son's Cub Scouts Pack and coaches youth sports. He enjoys spending time at the family cabin in Northern Wisconsin.