COVID-19 Update

Due to the ongoing development of the COVID-19 pandemic, all Gailey Eye Clinic locations, including Bloomington Eye Institute and Gailey Eye Surgery-Decatur will remain closed until April 30th. Patients who have an appointment scheduled during our closure dates will be called to re-schedule for a future appointment date. For eye-related emergencies, please call your local Gailey Eye Clinic and you will be instructed on how to proceed. If you have any other questions or concerns, the best way to contact us during this time is via email at We will be monitoring email inquiries daily.

Tom Mahaffey, OD

Dr. Tom Mahaffey attended to University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.  He then earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1995.

Dr. Mahaffey completed internships at the Chicago Osteopathic Hospital-Hyde Park in Chicago and the Warren Barr Pavilion-Chicago,  where he received extensive experience in contact lens fitting and treatment and management of ocular diseases.  He has been practicing and serving patients in the Bloomington area ever since.

Dr. Mahaffey  joined Gailey Eye Clinic in 2018.  He offers comprehensive eye care, including contact lens service, treatment and management of ocular diseases, and post-operative care.

Dr. Mahaffey is a member of the American and Illinois Optometric Associations.  He is a past President of the Bloomington Regional Society of the Illinois Optometric Association.  Dr. Mahaffey lives in Goodfield with his wife Linda, who also practices Optometry, and their two children.

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