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Anne Rozwat, OD, FAAO

Associate Professor of Optometry; Chief, Primary Eye Care





Why ICO?

Chicago is a great city to live in with amazing restaurants, entertainment, culture and access to parks and the lakefront for outdoor activities. Faculty and students come from a wide range of backgrounds and work together to create a cohesive learning environment. The Illinois Eye Institute offers students the chance to examine patients with a high proportion of diverse pathology. IEI has the newest technology to manage patients fully and top notch specialty services.


Dr. Rozwat graduated from Indiana University School of Optometry in 1994 and completed a primary care residency at ICO. After her residency she was hired at ICO and has been there since. Dr. Rozwat is the chief of the Primary Care Eye Service. She also precepts students in the Primary Care clinic. Dr. Rozwat has been a member of the Admissions Committee since 1997 and enjoys doing weekly applicant interviews. She is the Chair of the Faculty Candidate Committee and the Faculty Travel Committee. She is an ACOE consultant. Dr. Rozwat has done several contract research projects for Essilor, comparing visual performance of progressive lenses.

Special Interests

Primary Eye Care


1995 Illinois College of Optometry, Primary Care Optometry Residency
1994 Indiana University School of Optometry, OD
1990 Amherst College, BA


1995-present Illinois College of Optometry

Awards & Honors

1994 Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society, Indiana University School of Optometry

Professional Organizations

Fellow, American Academy of Optometry
Member, Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Optometry
Member, American Optometric Association
Member, Illinois Optometric Association
Member, American Optometric Student Association


Spies A, Messner LV. An Untreated Macular Hole with Adjacent Choroidal Neovascularization. Optometry & Vision Science. 2003;80:619-622.Spies AK, Teitelbaum BA,

Aide FK. An Atypical Case of Choroidal Osteomas. Optometry – Journal of the American Optometric Association. 2001;72:322-326.

Ford HF, Spies A. Postpartum Proptosis with Ophthalmopathy. Optometry & Vision Science. 2001;78:75-78.

Spies AK. Macular Pseudoholes: 2 Case Reports & Clinical Review. The Southern Journal of Optometry. 1998;16:22-25.

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