Sylwia D Szewczyk, OD

Optometry located in Jefferson Park, Chicago, IL

atp provider

About Dr. Szewczyk (proun Chef-chick)

Doctor Sylwia Szewczyk, OD, is the founder and director of Ideal Family Eye Care, LTD Sylwia Szewczyk, OD & Associates. The people of the Jefferson Park neighborhood and Chicago benefit from her extensive training and experience as well as the personal touch she gives to every patient. Her unusual Holistic approach to Eye Care has been greatly recognized and appreciated by many of her patients.

Dr. Szewczyk believes that “The Eyes Are the Window to The Soul.” She is committed to Holistic Eye Health Examinations focusing on not only eyes but also health conditions that might contribute to visual problems. She provides expert services such as comprehensive eye exams for patients of all ages, diabetic eye exams with retinal OCT tomography , emergency eye care, Blephex treatment for people with chronic lid inflammations and Demodex , Eyelash microscopic analysis , visual field testing for people with glaucoma and other neurological problems that might affect vision , contact lens examinations ,  LASIK consultations and eye supplements consultations based on Retinal Density Pigment Analysis . She treats a wide range of eye conditions, such as dry eyes, cataracts, ocular allergies, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and age-related macular degeneration, and she offers FDA-approved treatments to control myopia progression in children. (visit our specialty links or

After graduating with honors from Loyola University Chicago with degree in Biology and minoring in Psychology, Dr. Szewczyk earned her doctorate of Optometry from another very prestigious Chicago school, the Illinois College of Optometry, where she mainly focused in Ocular Disease Treatment and Myopia Control in Children. She then completed internship training programs at the Illinois Eye Institute in Chicago studying complicated ocular disease cases and retinal problems, the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital in Hines, Illinois, and the Tallahassee Veterans Health Center in Tallahassee, Florida where she mainly worked with blind and visually impaired patients. She received additional training in LASIK candidacy eye examinations and Cornea Specialty at Midwest Eye Professionals in Orland Park, Illinois, one of the leading Laser Eye Surgery centers in the state. She co-manages her patients with the best cataract surgeons and retina specialist in Chicago.  

Dr. Szewczyk is fluent in English and Polish. She is a member of The Polish Medical Society, Lions Club, The American Optometric Association, Illinois Optometric Association, and The American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control. She travels all around the world not only for pleasure but also to learn from the best in the Eye Care industry.

Insurance Accepted

Ideal Family Eye Care, LTD Sylwia Szewczyk, OD & Associates accepts most major insurance plans. Click on "View full list of companies" to see a list of commonly accepted insurances. For additional insurance plan inquiries, please contact your insurance provider.

Meridian Health Plan
United Health Care