LISA YOUNG, O.D.
Dr. Lisa Young has been practicing for over 15 years in the Chicago suburbs. Her specialized optometric training and clinical experience gives her a unique perspective in the treatment and management of the eyes and the visual system.
She received a Bachelor's of Science in Biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and graduated cum laude from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. Subsequently, Dr. Young went on for post-doctoral training in the treatment and management of primary eye care and ocular disease at the Illinois Institute in Chicago.
Dr. Young is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and served as the inaugural chair of the Academy's Glaucoma Section. She has served on the executive council of the Glaucoma Section and the Illinois State Chapter of the American Academy of Optometry for the past decade. She is also a member of the Illinois Optometric Association, American Optometric Association and the Optometric Glaucoma Society. She continues to remain active within the optometric community, holding adjunct faculty positions at the Illinois College of Optometry and the Chicago College of Optometry at Midwestern University, Lecturing locally and nationally, along with continued interest in research and patient care.
Residing in Arlington Heights, Dr. Young is excited to serve the eye care needs of her community. In her free time she enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with her husband and daughter.