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Dr. Robert E. Lopez, O.D.

Dr. Lopez has been dedicated to private practice eye care in Chicago since 1988. He has uncompromisingly delivered the very best in care and service to his patients, whether they require medical treatment, corrective eye surgery or simply eyeglasses and contact lenses.

As Director of Optometric Services at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Dr. Lopez also provides highly experienced consultations for all of the latest refractive surgical procedures available.

Dr. Lopez also specializes in complex contact lens fittings for patients with compromised corneas due to disease or prior surgeries. He has developed a proprietary lens design , the Lopez Post -INTAC Design (L.P.I.D.), for patients with Keratoconus. This unique design allows these patient to achieve excellent visual acuity despite having very distorted and irregular corneas.


Nazneen Kapadia, Manager / Optician

Nazneen is a board certified optician with over 10 years of experience. After graduating from Indiana University in 2004 she soon after moved to Chicago. Nazneen is a natural leader with extensive experience in the field of optics and frame selection. She enjoys helping patient choose the perfect glasses for their lifestyle while also customizing their lens selection. Nazneens' ability to work as a seasoned optician helps her choose the perfect fit for each of her patients. She is also fluent in Hindi and Gujarati.


Cynthia Delgado, Optician

Cynthia is both family oriented and fashion forward. Her dedication to her customers is shown since the first moment you meet her. Being a mother of three, Cynthia has the skill to help the children at Occhiali Eyeglass have a memorable experience. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011 and her artistic expertise can help customers find a timeless, trendy, and fun pair of eye-wear. She makes the process of finding the right style enjoyable and easy. She is also a native Spanish speaker.


Michelle Nguyen, Optician

Michelle Nguyen was born and raised in Lincoln, NE. At age 16, she started in the optometry business as an interpreter and worked her way up to technician and optician. Six years later, after completing her Associate of Arts, she decided that she wanted to pursue optical in a much bigger city, Chicago. As an optician, her goal is to continue to provide great eye care to patients beyond the exam room that will exceed thier satisfaction and needs.


Ashley Berens, Optician Technician

Ashley is the newest member to our team. She moved to Chicago from Fargo, ND as a full time student at Illinois College of Optometry. She hopes to learn from Dr. Lopez and eventually open her own private practice. Her clinical experience helps her provide patients with expert care.


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