Dr. Carrie has over 25 years of experience in the Optometry industry. Previously the Managing Doctor for Spex, she is a graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Carrie strives to introduce her patients to safer and healthier eyecare products for the treatment and prevention of eye disease. She offers co-management services for LASIK, cataract surgery and other necessary and elective surgical intervention. She also specializes in treating Dry Eye Disease offering all natural and non-toxic products including supplements, lid treatments, lubricating drops and more. She also offers expertise in specialty contact lenses including custom multifocals, hybrid and scleral lenses for the treatment of corneal disease. She welcomes new patients of all ages.
In addition to provide her patient’s with premium eyecare, she loves to give back with eyecare mission trips to Mexico as well as offering services and glasses to children in need through By The Hand Club for Kids in Chicago.
How many glasses do you own? 5 (not including the ones that feed my sunglasses obsession.)
Favorite Prescription Eyewear: l.a. Eyeworks
Favorite Sunglasses: Anything with Grey Polarized lenses including a back-side anti-reflective coating.
Favorite Dry Eye Product: We Love Eyes Lid Scrub
Best Eye Health tip: “I love the 20/20/20 rule for computer use. Every 20 minutes focus on something 20 feet away for 20 seconds. It does wonders to reduce your eye strain from extended computer use.”
Trade Affiliations: Member of the Illinois Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, Gold Key International Society, Optical Women’s Association, Ocular Nutrition and Wellness Society, and ThinkAboutYourEyes.com.