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Lindsay Sicks, OD, FAAO

Phone: 312-949-7110

Assistant Professor; Specialty Optometric Practice Curriculum Coordinator


Dr. Sicks graduated magna cum laude from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2006 with a BA in Biology. She received her OD from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2010. She went on to complete a post-graduate clinical residency in Cornea and Contact Lenses at Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in 2011. While in residence, she was also certified in and performed therapeutic anterior segment laser procedures. Currently, Dr. Sicks is an attending optometrist for third and fourth year interns in the Contact Lens and Primary Care services.

She is also involved in the didactic training of students in contact lenses and anterior segment laser therapy.  She has presented continuing education lectures and poster presentations at local and national meetings and enjoys lecturing to both students and practitioners on contact lens topics. Dr. Sicks serves on the Communications Committee for the Association of Optometric Contact Lens Educators and is also involved in social media for the AOA’s Cornea and Contact Lens Section, among other professional activities.

Special Interests
Specialty contact lenses, keratoconus, corneal disorders

2011 Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry, Cornea and Contact Lens Residency
2010 Illinois College of Optometry, OD
2006 Illinois Wesleyan University, BA

2014-present Children’s and Family Eyecare
2013-present Illinois College of Optometry
2011-2013 Midwestern University Arizona College of Optometry
Awards and Honors
2015  Dr. Rodger Kame Award, American Optometric Association Cornea and Contact Lens Section
2011 George W. Mertz Contact Lens Residency Award, American Optometric Foundation
2010 Heart of American Contact Lens Society Grant Award
2010 Clinical Excellence Award, Illinois College of Optometry
2009 Robert D. Newcomb Fellowship for Leadership, American Academy of Optometry
Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society
Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society
Professional Organizations
Consultant, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
Fellow, American Academy of Optometry
American Optometric Association
Illinois Optometric Association
AOA Contact Lens and Cornea Section
Association of Optometric Contact Lens Educators
International Association of Contact Lens Educators