The Illinois Eye Institute and the Stickney Public Health District hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 22 to announce the addition of comprehensive vision and eye care services for Stickney township residents. The new IEI clinic is located inside the Stickney Township Medical Center at 5635 State Road in Burbank, Ill.
“We hope the addition of vision and eye care services makes it easier for residents to access the care and treatment needed to maintain good eye health,” said Dr. Eric A. Baas, Chief of the Alfred and Sarah Rosenbloom Center on Vision and Aging at IEI. “The IEI clinic at Stickney is an extension of our community outreach program and is there to provide comprehensive eye care for adults and children of all ages.”
Leaders from the IEI and the Illinois College of Optometry, including ICO president Dr. Arol Augsburger, joined Stickney Township Supervisor and Stickney Public Health District Board President Louis S. Viverito and his team to celebrate the opening of new eye clinic, which began seeing patients in late July. The IEI at Stickney Township Medical Center will be open on Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Appointments can be made by calling (708) 424-9200.