Dr. Sylwia Szewczyk is the founder of IDEAL FAMILY EYE CARE. Dr. Sylwia Szewczyk graduated with honors from Loyola University of Chicago and then earned her Doctorate degree from prestigious Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Szewczyk is followed by many of those patients who trust her not only because of her knowledge but also her personal touch that she gives to all of them. Dr. Sylwia Szewczyk is a member of American Optometric Association, Illinois Optometric Association, Polish -American Medical Society and Lions Club. Believing that ” the eyes are the window to the soul” she was always fascinated by visual system that can reveal much not only about condition of the eye but also the patient’s overall health. During her education and completion of intensive internship program at Illinois Eye Institute, Hines Veteran Hospital, Tallahasse Veteran Hospital she acquired excellent knowledge and practical experience in treatment of many ocular diseases such as Glaucoma, Eye Infections , Dry Eye Syndrome , Diabetic Retinopathy or Age Related Macular Degeneration. During these programs she was also trained at Midwest Eye Proffesionals which is one of the leading laser centers in Illinois where she examined patients who were candidates for either laser eye correction or cataract surgery.