How does the human eye work? That is the question that eye care professionals specialize in helping you understand. They will discuss your eye condition, whether it be a disease or other eye-related ailment such as Dry Eye or Blepharitis. Many of these conditions do not have any obvious symptoms. Eye doctors understand how a patient’s age combined with other risk factors affect someone’s vision over a period of time, no matter if an adolescent or child or senior citizen. An optometrist will be able to educate you concerning all the benefits that corrective lenses can bring. This applies to both eyeglasses and contacts.
Our Eye Doctor invests their time in any eye issues you may have, will explain the results of an eye exam, let you know all the options available to you. Dr. Levine believes that maintaining your eye health is a long term partnerships, so we invite you to come speak with a doctor, ask the questions you need answered, share your stories to give us a better sense of who you are. This information is vital to analyzing, identifying and treating any potential vision disorders.
Dr. Robert Levine graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1986. He started practicing in Libertyville in 1987 and added his second office location in Lake Zurich in 2001.
He specializes in fitting contact lenses for many different eye conditions including difficult cases like Keratoconus, Dry Eye Syndrome, Multifocal/Bifocal, Astigmatism, and post-surgical LASIK and PRK patients.
He also is one of the only doctors in the Libertyville and Lake Zurich areas with certification to work with Scleral and large-diameter lenses including the new multifocal scleral lenses.
Dr. Levine has a special interest in Vision Shaping (Corneal Reshaping/Orthokeratology). He is the area leader in this procedure and has been treating adults and children since 1989.
Vision Shaping is the overnight method of gently reshaping the cornea of the eye without surgery to improve vision and eliminate the need for daytime contact lenses and glasses. Vision Shaping has also been shown to slow down and often stop the progression of nearsightedness.
He is a certified lens designer/fitter for Wave Custom Lenses, CRT (Corneal Refractive Therapy) and VST (Vision Shaping Treatment).
Dr. Levine also has an extensive background with LASIK/PRK and corrective surgeries and currently serves as Medical Director for Qualsight LASIK, Inc.
Dr. Levine is a member of the American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control. He is also a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), as well as a member of the Illinois Optometric Association. Dr. Levine also knows sign language and treats many deaf and hard of hearing patients.