Dr. Alexandria Halkias joined Fox Valley Ophthalmology in 2001 and brings a combination of expertise and accomplishment to our practice, particularly in the area of contact lens capabilities.
After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from Loyola University in Chicago, in 1985, Dr. Halkias went on to a four-year professional program at the Illinois College of Optometry where she was awarded her Doctor of Optometry in 1989. While studying Optometry with some of the most renowned experts in the field, she received incomparable clinical experience during her Optometric Externship at the Great Lakes Naval Station. During her tenure at the Naval Station, she gained a special expertise in such areas as: pediatrics; binocular vision; contact lens prescription and management and advanced ophthalmic care as well as primary eye care. Through active participation and study, Dr. Halkias gained insights that now greatly benefit her patients as she specializes in fitting contact lenses, and providing eye care for patients of all ages and vision levels.
Dr. Halkias is certified in the diagnosis and management of ocular disease by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry and received a Pediatric and Binocular Vision Award from the Illinois College of Optometry. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Illinois Association of Optometry.
Contact Lens Specialist
Received BA at University of Loyola, Chicago
Received Doctor of Optometry at Illinois College of Optometry 1989
Great Lakes Naval Station with special expertise in pediatrics, binocular vision, contact lens prescription and management
Certified in Optometry for treatment and management of ocular disease by national board of examiners in optometry
American Optometric Association
Illinois Optometric Association
Personal Philosophy Towards Medicine
To provide the highest quality family eye care
Special Medical Interests
Advanced Contact lens fitting, including multifocal contact lenses
Primary and secondary medical eye care including infectious eye disease and glaucoma
Pediatric primary eye care