Lindsay Sicks, OD, FAAO


Assistant Professor

Email: lsicks@ico.edu
Phone: 312-949-7110
Office: 2534

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Dr. Sicks graduated magna cum laude from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2006 with a BA in Biology. She received her OD from then 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.

Specialties

Specialty contact lenses, keratoconus, corneal disorders

Education

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

Experience

2013-present  Illinois College of Optometry
2011-2013  Midwestern University Arizona College of Optometry

Awards and Honors

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

Professional Organizations

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

Academics